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Pharmacists on the Front Line in Treating Cardiac Disease
Pharmacists on the Front Line in Treating Cardiac DiseaseWhen it comes to cardiac disease, pharmacists in all practice settings can make a difference.
8 gut reactions to common problemsHere is helpful advice gleaned from my experiences with C diff, diarrhea, colic, reflux, and other things gastroenterological.
A physician’s take on “What the Health”
A physician’s take on “What the Health”While there are some frustrating aspects of this documentary and assertions that shouldn’t be taken as fact, there are several other messages worth focusing on in this documentary.
Do antibiotics increase risk of major congenital malformations?A study looks at the suspected association between certain antibiotics and the risk of major congenital malformations. Plus: A look at the impact that diet may have on the rate of cesareans.
Diet review: Picking the best diet for your patients
Diet review: Picking the best diet for your patientsHaving a family with medical issues, primarily gastrointestinal issues, combined with the difficulty that comes with timely diagnosis, has taught me quite a bit about diets. We have tried many diets in an effort to calm stomach pains as well as reduce inflammation and certainly found truth in the adage, “You are what you eat.”
Does diet affect bone mineral density?An analysis looks at the impact of diet on bone mineral density. Also, an examination of which antidepressants in pregnancy may increase the risk of birth defects. Plus: Is the mortality rate of cervical cancer underestimated?
USPSTF reaffirms benefit of folic acid supplementationThe USPSTF updates their 2009 statement on folic acid supplementation in women of childbearing age. Plus: The FDA releases the final advice on fish consumption.
Met X and the toxic shopping cartFindings from a recent US Department of Agriculture report show that “sweetened beverages” were the number 1 category of items purchased by households participating in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Possible link between unhealthy prenatal diet and ADHDA longitudinal study examined the relationship between prenatal or postnatal high-fat, high-sugar diet and symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children who demonstrated either early-onset persistent conduct disorder or minimal conduct problems.
Fasting regimens may be key in treating type 2 diabetesFasting regimens have gained popularity as a technique for reducing weight and obesity. This strategy may improve insulin sensitivity in patients with insulin resistance and diabetes.