New Rx of H. Pylori

Dr. Basu added that the cost of LOAD therapy was similar to that of standard 14-day triple drug regimens. "Considering the compelling data available, LOAD should be considered primary therapy for H. Pylori infection," he said. Amplify’d from nitazoxanide New Four-Drug Regimen Quells H. Pylori in Open-Label Study NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Nov 15 … Continue reading New Rx of H. Pylori

“Surgery is an appropriate treatment for Type 2 diabetes”

International Diabetes Federation Endorses Surgical Treatment of Diabetes!!! "It is an effective, safe and cost-effective therapy for obese Type 2 diabetes. Surgery is an appropriate treatment for Type 2 diabetes"Amplify’d from http://www.sciencedirect.comSurgery for Obesity and Related Diseases Article in Press, Accepted Manuscript - Note to users doi:10.1016/j.soard.2011.05.013 | How to Cite or Link Using DOI   Permissions & … Continue reading “Surgery is an appropriate treatment for Type 2 diabetes”

Vitamins E and C FAIL to prevent prostate and other cancer

Vitamins E and C FAIL to prevent prostate and other cancers in men: the Physicians' Health Study II randomized controlled trial.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJAMA. 2009 Jan 7;301(1):52-62. Epub 2008 Dec 9.Vitamins E and C in the prevention of prostate and total cancer in men: the Physicians' Health Study II randomized controlled trial.ResourcesAll ResourcesLiteratureBookshelfJournals DatabaseMeSH DatabasePubMedPubMed CentralAll … Continue reading Vitamins E and C FAIL to prevent prostate and other cancer

Rational Decision Making/Irrational Decision Making

humans think we act rationally in most situations, especially in business or areas of our life that would seem to call for rational thinking (e.g., work). What Ori and Rom Brafman show instead is humans are irrational and will act in irrational ways in many situations. They call this being “swayed,” hence the book’s title.Amplify’d … Continue reading Rational Decision Making/Irrational Decision Making

Beware Clostridium Difficile Infection

Beware Clostridium Difficile Infection; Especially if you are taking Prilosec/Nexium etcAmplify’d from http://www.medscape.comFrom Expert Review of Gastroenterology and Hepatology The Growing Incidence and Severity of Clostridium Difficile Infection in Inpatient and Outpatient SettingsSahil Khanna and Darrell S PardiPosted: 08/25/2010; Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010;4(4):409-416. © 2010 Khanna and Pardi; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.Abstract and IntroductionAbstract Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) … Continue reading Beware Clostridium Difficile Infection

Ghrelin Makes You Hungry

Ghrelin significantly increased food intake (P = .015) and diminished the amount of postoperative weight loss (P = .019) without any significant adverse effects.Amplify’d from http://www.medscape.comAn Easy Fix for Esophagectomy-Induced Weight Loss?Albert B. Lowenfels, MD Randomized Phase II Study of Clinical Effects of Ghrelin After Esophagectomy With Gastric Tube Reconstruction Yamamoto K, Takiguchi S, Miyata … Continue reading Ghrelin Makes You Hungry