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Dystrophic vs. metastatic calcification by pathologystudent Posted Tue 05 Mar 2013 1:20pm Maybe I missed that pathology lecture, or maybe I was sleeping when the terms were discussed.  For whatever reason, I have always had a hard time with dystrophic and metastatic calcification. I could remember that one type of calcification was simply the result of having a high calcium level, but I couldn’t really define the terms and keep stra ... Read on »
List of Essential Oils by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 20 Nov 2011 4:58am Essential oils and aromatherapy have been common healing and therapeutic methods since the first century. There is also documented evidence of essential oils being used by the ancient Egyptian Pharos, who prized the pure plant essence more than gold. Coveted by European Crusaders and primitive South American tribes alike, aromatherapy using ess ... Read on »
Statin Drugs Revisited by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Tue 27 Mar 2012 10:05am Statin Drugs Revisited by Jeffrey Dach MD Links and References Letters Questioning the benefits of statins Eddie Vos*, Colin P. Rose† + Author Affiliations *Sutton, Que.; †Cardiologist, ... Read on »
High LDL Cholesterol in Young Adults and Heart Disease Risk in Middle Age by Robert W. Posted Sat 07 Aug 2010 4:06pm     Weekly Health Update:   High LDL Cholesterol in Young Adults and Heart Disease Risk in Middle Age "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS Updated:  08/08/2010 The information in this column is intended ... Read on »
"Your heart scan score means nothing" by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:17pm Charles was visibly confused. He'd gotten his CT heart scan after hearing one of the local scan center's ads on the radio. His score 2773 , obviously in the 99th percentile for any age. "Do you think the score means anything? My primary doctor said that it was meaningless because it was all in the deep wall of the artery. He ... Read on »
Is Shockwave Therapy an Effective Treatment Option for Chronic Running Injuries by runnersconnect Posted Mon 12 Aug 2013 6:00am Despite the obvious drawbacks, now is a rather exciting time to be a runner with an injury needing treatment.  Our understanding of injury causes and treatments still has a long ways to go, but in the past several years, medical knowledge on running injuries has accelerated dramatically. New exercises, techniques, and treatments are being d ... Read on »
Hearts of Stone, Arteries of Glass by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 12:09am A recent Wall Street Journal article " Defending Against Disease -- With Vitamin D New Studies Suggest It Isn't Just Bones That Might Benefit " by the wonderful Melinda Beck highlights benefits of Vitamin D3. In TYP, we've known the benefits for years :) but it's nice to see the rest of the world catching up. The benefits of ... Read on »
'Death Band' = sdLDL on Lipoprotein Subfractionation by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 10:03pm Diagrams #1, 2 Modified and Courtesy of some website Subfractionation of Lipoproteins 101 Let's review some subfractionation techniques. On the market 3 main methods exist. They all work. Dr. Davis highly prefers NMR for its subtleties, scope, and particle counts. Superko and Krauss are affiliated with Berkeley H ... Read on »
Nanoparticles may affect disease by russelleaton Posted Wed 27 Dec 2006 2:37am Researchers who've found strange nanoparticles in a handful of kidney stones say the self-replicating specks may play a role in disease. The U.S. researchers are not sure whether these tiny particles, 50 to 100 nanometres across, are living nanobacteria or some strange, non-living, self-assembling ball of chemicals. "We have some evidence tha ... Read on »
An End to Prostate Problems? by russelleaton Posted Mon 30 Oct 2006 1:15am Breakthrough Detoxification Research Now Being Conducted Posted by Dr. Eddy on Saturday, October 28, 2006 at 5:02 PM Permalink California, August 30, 2006. Prostate conditions such as prostatitis, enlarged prostate and prostate cancer are affecting men worldwide. In fact, more than 50% of all men 50 and over suffer from an enlarged prostat ... Read on »