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BRCA Breast Cancer Genes & Soy

Dr. Michael Greger discusses why soy consumption is associated with improved survival and lower recurrence rates in breast cancer patients.  Studies show soy phytonutrients appear to improve the expression of tumor-suppressing BRCA genes. Dr. Greger makes the following observations: We know that breast cancer survivors who eat soy foods, for example, have a significantly lower […]

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Prescription opioids are no more effective than other pain medications

A new study published in the journal JAMA, reveals that researchers found patients taking opioid painkillers managed their pain no better than patients taking safer, alternative pain medications. The study also found patients taking opioids experienced more adverse side effects.  As per US NEWS, “Overall, opioids did not demonstrate any advantage over non opioid medications […]

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Breast Cancer & Birth control; the undeniable link

A few years ago we reported about a landmark Danish study that tracked over 1 million women under the age of 50 in Denmark.  While that study has continued and trails have been updated, new research from that follow up group has show that birth control can increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer by […]

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What the Fructan?

CBC radio reports  that it just might turn out that people with “gluten sensitivities” may actually be able to bring some foods back into their diet, like sourdough bread that’s low in FODMAPs — where they never thought they could before.  A new study published in the journal Gastroenterology suggests another culprit that travels along with […]

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The truth about sugar!

This news is not necessarily new, however, it is getting more recognition and media attention.  Men’s Health recently picked up on this topic and had a deeper look into the misleading facts about fat, sugar and weight gain. Why did it take us so long to realize sugar, not fat, was the enemy? In a […]

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Look out! That antacid could be killing you!

A new study shows that popular heartburn drugs could lead to kidney damage without warning.  The potential risk could outweigh benefit of taking the medication according to the Journal Kidney International.:  http://www.kidney-international.org/article/S0085-2538(17)30005-4/fulltext   http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/heartburn-drugs-kidney-damage-1.3994789 […]

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The fuss about being Gluten-Free

What are the risks of having gluten consistently in your diet?  Read more below: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/19/well/live/who-really-needs-to-be-gluten-free.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share […]

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Is Coconut oil not safe for you anymore?

Dr. Silverman points out the myths in recent news that misrepresents the detrimental nature of coconut oil. The recent headlines about coconut oil say that because it’s higher in saturated fat than beef or lard, it’s bad for you. “You’ll drastically increase the chances of cardiovascular disease if you eat it because saturated fat raises […]

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Unneeded treatment of breast cancer due to misuse of Mammography

Liz Szabo of Kaiser Health News reports on a recent Danish study:  http://annals.org/aim/article/2596394/breast-cancer-screening-denmark-cohort-study-tumor-size-overdiagnosis that “one in three women with breast cancer detected by a mammogram are treated unnecessarily.”  The study published on Monday in Annals of Internal Medicine  has renewed debate over the value of early detection, the misuse of mammography and proper prevention training for women regarding […]

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Learn The Risk

Our patients are always interested in finding out both sides of a story especially when it comes to vaccines and immunizations.  In the past we have done our best to keep them updated with all the information we can.  Learn The Risk (learntherisk.org) is a public awareness campaign to educate the public on vaccine ingredients […]

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