CATEGORY: Research


Human Growth Hormones, Secretagogues, and Why They Matter

Human Growth Hormone - If It Is A Necessary Human Hormone, Why Is It So Actively Controlled? For decades the US government has punished doctors for prescribing growth hormone for adults.  Doctors who practice anti-aging medicine are targeted by the[...]
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Robotic Hysterectomy, an Interview with Dr. Gigi Streiff, MD

Discussion of the DaVinci Hysterectomy (also known as Robotic Hysterectomy). Dr. Streiff is an expert OBGYN who has been in practice for over 29 years in St. Louis. She has received specialized training in a type of hysterectomy called a[...]
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The Dark Side of Statins

The Statin Drug - How It Works, And Why It Is Used? Once again, this week we are talking about the statin drug and how it works, why it is used, and the science behind it. Dr. Maupin has always[...]
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Thymosin Alpha (TA1) – A New Cancer Treatment

Deficient amounts of thymosin after age 60 negatively impact our immune system. TA1 is a very important Peptide (a short piece of a protein) that acts as a communicator to stimulate the production of the WBCs (white blood cells) that[...]
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Dementia: What happens when you lose your mind?

There are many reasons for this rise in people who have dementia no one is immune to this risk. Dementia literally means losing your mind in a way that prevents you from taking care of yourself, from doing your job[...]
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Fast Tracking Drugs at the FDA

How do new drugs obtain FDA approval? This week we are examining the process the FDA calls Fast Tracking of drugs. Fast track is a process designed to facilitate the development and expedite the review of drugs to treat serious[...]
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Could Mood Disorders be Caused by Hormonal Decline?

20% of women are affected by depression as they advance through menopause. The focus of this conversation is on a topic that was presented in November 2019 by Dr. Jill Stocker at the AMMG conference in Tucson, Az. Dr. Stocker[...]
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What is the Worry About Bio-Identical Hormones?

Your free testosterone numbers should be at a level that corresponds to the levels you had when you were younger. Dr. Maupin regularly receives questions from her patients and from their physicians about bioidentical hormone replacement. Many physicians are not[...]
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Sex without lubrication is impossible – Systemic Estrogen is the answer

Almost 50% of women experience vaginal dryness within three years of menopause. Women who are post -menopausal frequently begin to complain that as they get older, they do not want to have sex because it does not feel good. In[...]
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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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