CATEGORY: Research


Arimidex Can help Create a Youthful Hormone Balance in Men

Why do men need estrogen to be healthy? As we age heart attacks are a more real probability for many of us. Especially since we are now learning so much about the way that women experience heart attacks that we[...]
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Aging – What is it, and What Causes it?

Why exactly do we age, and what can we do to slow down the aging process?   Before we can explain aging, we must explain how the body works:  Basically, from cells to tissues to organs we are constantly changing[...]
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Bilateral Adrenal Medullary Hyperplasia

There are only 32 recorded cases of Bilateral Adrenal Medullary Hyperplasia. This week we are examining a story about a young man who had a hereditary disease. He was one of several in his family who apparently had suffered these[...]
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Pheochromocytoma – A Rare Disease

Pheochromocytoma is usually not the first, second, or third consideration by the doctor when creating a treatment plan. A rare tumor of adrenal gland tissue. It results in the release of too much epinephrine and norepinephrine, hormones that control heart[...]
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Theories of Addiction Treatment

The treatment of addiction has grown beyond just alcohol and drugs. In the early days of addiction treatment, the focus was on alcohol and drugs. The theories about what was going on with the patient and why, focused on the[...]
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Clinical Treatment for Post-Menopausal Bleeding

Postmenopausal bleeding is defined as uterine bleeding after a woman has been menopausal for a year or more. Before menopause women have periods every 21-30 days, or monthly.  Most women can anticipate when they are going to have a period[...]
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Sex and Libido in America

Why is there is an increase in older Americans getting divorced? This week we look at the question of why more older Americans are getting divorced than ever before, even more frequently than younger Americans? It is an intriguing problem[...]
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Filling Your Prescription does not treat the problem, unless you take the Medicine!

The importance of taking your medicine exactly as prescribed. There are many obstacles to medical treatment that prevent improvement of a patient's symptoms, but the most common and obvious roadblock is the lack of patient compliance. It seems simplistic, but[...]
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Obesity and Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

The Many Dangers of Obesity may now Include Colorectal Cancer. Women who have genetic predispositions to develop cancers and are under the age of 50 are more at risk if their BMI is over 24.5. In fact, the risk is[...]
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Treatment Choices and Sexuality with Regard to Breast Cancer

The different treatments for breast cancer, and their impact on your sexuality This week we are talking about a question written to Dr. Roach and published in the St. Louis Post Dispatch, a letter written by a 68 -year old[...]
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