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Learn more about diseases and conditions, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative diseases, and type 2 diabetes.

Diseases

Lung cancer in never smokers; Diagnosing a medical case study

A few things worth checking out: 02-07-2021

Diseases

#147 – Hussein Yassine, M.D.: Deep dive into the “Alzheimer’s gene” (APOE), brain health, and omega-3s

“What’s important is in science, you always have to be skeptical and you always need to find whether any particular study can be replicated or not before you make strong recommendations and adopt any drastic change and how you are consuming certain things, whether it’s a medication or a diet or a supplement.” — Hussein Yassine, M.D.

Diseases

A few things worth sharing: 11-29-2020

Novel cancer therapy 17-year roundup; AI designed to deceive

Diseases

#138 – Lauren Miller Rogen and Richard Isaacson, M.D.: Alzheimer’s disease prevention—patient and doctor perspectives

“Believe it or not, there are 46 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease in their brain right now, but no symptoms.” — Richard Isaacson

Diseases

Q&A on Alzheimer’s disease drug therapy with Dr. Richard Isaacson

The topic of Alzheimer’s disease (AD)  is perpetually on my radar. For many of us, it’s the chronic disease we…

Diseases

#134 – James O’Keefe, M.D.: Preventing cardiovascular disease and the risk of too much exercise

If exercise were a drug, it would be the best drug we have for preventing heart disease . . .. But like with any drug, you’ve got to get the dose right.” — James O’Keefe

Diseases

#133 – Vinay Prasad, M.D., M.P.H: Hallmarks of successful cancer policy

The more you practice medicine, the more you realize that it’s an art. . .You’re going to have to make decisions today with less than perfect information.” —Vinay Prasad

Diseases

Colorectal cancer screening

When I learned about Chadwick Boseman’s death from colorectal cancer (CRC) at the age of 43 a few weeks ago, it broke my heart.

Diseases

#121 – Azra Raza, M.D.: Why we’re losing the war on cancer

“We are living in an era of the most sophisticated technological advances possible, and yet the treatment of cancer is paleolithic.” — Azra Raza

Diseases

#111 – AMA #14: What lab tests can (and cannot) inform us about our overall objective of longevity

“Metabolic health really matters. It is the common thread that links all of these chronic diseases.” — Peter Attia

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