The diabetes drug Metformin or Glucophage has been shown to reduce cancer rates by as much as 30%. Great news considering how cheap this drug is. But let’s not put everyone on it quite yet. Listen now.
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This week Dr Jim discusses news articles and answers listeners’ questions. If you have a health related question, call now at 1877-Dr-Keany. In the news this week Dr Jim discusses the recent study showing Zetia had no positive impact on atherosclerotic plaque build up. Also he discusses the study on increase ER waiting times and sheds some light on the cause. Next he tells all about the new drug Libigel, touted as ‘Viagra for women.’
Dr Jim answers listener phone calls on the topics of lung cancer screening for a former smoker, advice on what to do with a ruptured silicone implant, and the topic of live liver donors and liver transplant. Listen now…
Joe P. calls in with a question about the alpha-lipoic acid and hepatitis C. His question relates to the quality and value of different brands. But we get to the real issue in this episode.