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Insulin sensitivity is key to long-term mental health
One of the major manifestations of obesity is poor sensitivity (or responsiveness) to the hormone insulin. It's this insulin sensitivity issue that drives the "brain fog" that I see so frequently in patients that come to see me. This recent study confirms this fact and should motivate people...
Hormone replacement news: read the fine print
So the coverage regarding the new findings in hormone replacement therapy (HRT), will strike fear in all women. The report is that women taking HRT had more advanced breast cancers and were more likely to die. Ready for the key piece of information buried in the study: The treatment studied was...
Before you visit the reproductive specialist
Can Foods Contribute to Infertility? There is a wealth of data on the connection between miscarriage and celiac disease. Studies estimate a 9-fold increase risk of miscarriage in undiagnosed celiac disease and a 30% decrease in birthweight. There are also connections to male infertility. This...
Soy protective for cancer survivors
A new study in JAMA shows that breast cancer survivors who consume the most whole soy foods had a lower risk of recurrence of their cancer than those eating lower amounts. 5000 women breast cancer survivors were evaluated for their soy consumption and followed for four years. 7.4 % of those...
Protecting our girls from cancer
"...the risk that a 50-year-old white woman will develop breast cancer has soared to 12 percent today, from 1 percent in 1975. (Some of that is probably a result of better detection.) Younger people also seem to be developing breast cancer: This year a 10-year-old in California, Hannah, is...