by Dr. James Meschino on May 25, 2020  in Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease, Cancer

I want to introduce you to a group of medical doctors for whom I have great respect. They are known as The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. The are leading a revolution in medicine—putting a new focus on health and compassion. The Physicians Committee combines the clout and expertise of more than 12,000 physicians with the dedicated actions of 150,000 ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on May 18, 2020  in Alzhimers

Today’s research paper appeared in the journal Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology in July of 2015. It was a groundbreaking human study showing the effects of certain supplements on preventing key aspects in Alzheimer’s disease development. Because there is at present no known cure for Alzheimer’s Disease, prevention is considered a first-line defense against this mind-robbing disorder. One ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on May 11, 2020  in Mineral

Our research update today involves a published paper in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that appeared in December of 2016. It is a good reminder of how small changes in nutritional status can have an impact on risk of cancer and the aging process itself. We tend to think that inheriting bad genes are the main thing that puts ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on May 4, 2020  in Blood Pressure

The research article I’m reviewing today was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association that reviewed all the available clinical trials that examined the effect of exercise on blood pressure. The researchers included 93 human clinical trials, involving over 5,000 total patients (3401 in the exercise groups and 1822 in the control groups who did not exercise).(A review ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on April 27, 2020  in Cardiovascular disease

The research paper I am reviewing today was published on December 5, 2016, in the journal Biomedical Central. The title of the paper was,”Nut Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Total Cancer, All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality: A Systematic Review and Dose-Response Meta-analysis of Prospective Studies”. For many years, I discouraged my patients from eating nuts because of their high fat content.(A ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on April 20, 2020  in Vitamin

Our research story today cites the October 19, 2016, report in Medscape, which highlights the risk of developing nutrient deficiencies and some serious side effects, as a result of taking drugs used to manage indigestion, heartburn, peptic ulcer, and GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease). These drugs are known as PPI’s or Proton Pump Inhibitors, as they block the secretion of stomach ...

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