Tuesday, July 3, 2018

    Subjects on a Gluten Free Diet, who did not have Celiac Sprue, had significantly elevated levels of mercury, lead, cadmium, and arsenic in their blood and urine. These metals did not reach levels felt to be unsafe.  It is unknown if long term accumulation will create problems in the future.  So, a Gluten …

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Monday, June 11, 2018

In a study from Sweden, 43,000 men between 18-20 years old in 1969 were followed for an average of 39 years. Those young men who drank 1-2 drinks of alcohol per day were more likely to develop severe liver disease later in life.  So, 1-2 drinks per day in a young man is not a …

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

The results of a Canadian study showed that there were no differences in BMD, turnover, or bone strength indexes in people who used PPI for long periods of time relative to nonusers of PPI. Past studies suggest that there is a very weak correlation between hip fractures and proton-pump inhibitors (PPI). There is still no …

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Initial findings of a preliminary study show that THC provides no benefit for chronic abdominal pain. It is unclear whether or not cannabinoids can act as effective treatments of chronic abdominal pain. An exploratory study currently in phase II randomized 65 patients who took either placebos or delta-9- tetrahydro-cannabinol (THC) tablets to alleviate chronic abdominal …

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Thursday, December 28, 2017
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