Aging

Elderly Cancer Patients Need Screening for Malnutrition

Elderly Cancer Patients Need Screening for Malnutrition

Elderly Cancer Patients Need Screening for Malnutrition Evidence links malnutrition to worse clinical outcomes in elderly cancer patients. Examples include: increased hospital stays; a longer duration of convalescence; a reduced quality of life; and increased morbidity and mortality. (Clinical Nutrition […]

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Declining Testosterone

Declining Testosterone

Declining Testosterone Levels In Men With Age: Fact Or Myth? At the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society this year, it was announced that a decline in testosterone in men is not an inevitable result of aging according to a […]

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Chronic Pain Treatment Options

Chronic Pain Treatment Options

Acupuncture And Other Options For Chronic Pain Many people use acupuncture for chronic pain, but it still remains controversial. A 2012 study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine looked at 4 chronic pain conditions: back and neck pain, osteoarthritis, […]

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Acid Reflux

Acid Reflux

Chronic Use Of Proton Pump Inhibitors Has Side Effects Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) can effectively treat gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), erosive esophagitis, duodenal ulcers, and pathologic hyper-secretory conditions. Proton Pump Inhibitors or PPI’s include Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid, Zegerid, Protonix and […]

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis In the United States, 27 million people suffer from osteoarthritis (OA).  It affects more women than men.  Conventional  medicine only offers medications that provide pain relief and not any healing.  These medications include Tylenol, Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs), […]

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Karima Hirani, MD MPH
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