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HealthCall Update 3.17.20

French health authorities are warning not to take ibuprofen and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatories when suffering COVID-19 infection. Lee Kelso reports they claim evidence proves this family of drugs worsens outcomes in vulnerable patients. He also brings details about a plant pigment now being tested as a possible treatment and preventative.

Links to research mentioned:

https://www.seattlechildrens.org/conditions/a-z/fever-myths-versus-facts/    

https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-294/quercetin

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4728566/

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HealthCall Update 3.10.20

It's here.  COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, was confirmed in Northeast Indiana this week.  This report looks ahead to what symptoms warrant formal testing, what to expect for school closings, and advice for parents to plan for their families. 

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HealthCall Update 3.3.20

The Centers for Disease Control urges businesses to prepare for COVID19 virus and employee absences. As the disease spreads, more workers will be urged to stay home. Follow the links below to learn what the CDC says businesses should be considering. What about families? The experts say this virus is a family affair, which means if one person has it - you all do. 

Disinfecting Products: 
https://www.americanchemistry.com/Novel-Coronavirus-Fighting-Products-List.pdf


CDC advice to Business: 
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/guidance-business-response.html

HealthCall Update 2.25.20

The Centers for Disease Control is advising hospitals, businesses and communities to prepare for the likely arrival of the COVID19 virus.  If it spreads in the U.S., this report looks at how things could change. The big challenge could be driven by the simple math of how many suffer serious illness and how many beds are available.  
 
CDC Advice to Busines: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/guidance-business-response.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fguidance-business-response.html 

HealthCall Update 2.4.20

Rush Limbaugh's announcement that he suffers "advanced" lung cancer is an opportunity to learn more about a disease that kills more American's than breast, colon and prostate cancer  -combined.   HealthCall shares what a doctor from Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology says may be ahead for Rush. 

HealthCall Update 1.28.20

A doctor from Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security says the Chinese government deserves an A and an F for how they've handled the coronavirus outbreak so far.

 

Hear where he says they've gone wrong, and where the USA is vulnerable to a virus outbreak. Also, what we learned from the Spanish Flu Pandemic that killed 600,000 Americans.

Full expert interview here: https://youtu.be/FVIgUXOSit4

HealthCall Update 1.21.20

Catch the latest on the outbreak of Wuhan coronavirus, how it got its name, and why it doesn't appear to be a deadly global threat. We look at how some viruses are actually good and useful, and how mankind might owe viruses many thanks for mutations that happened millions of years ago.

Research mentioned:

https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/full/10.1146/annurev-vi-04-071217-100011  

 

https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3000028

HealthCall Update 1.7.20

How you can get involved in tracking the flu with a crowdsourced public health monitoring project called "Flu Near You." And, if the flu does strike your family, how some people say the "Vitamin D Hammer" is the answer.

Resources mentioned:
www.flunearyou.org

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4463890/

 

https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2017/02/study-confirms-vitamin-d-protects-against-cold-and-flu/

HealthCall Update 12.17.19

Researchers say +30% of us suffer from the Holiday Blues. New studies show that sugar from Holiday treats and alcohol may contribute to the problem due to the inflammation it can cause. Combine that with seasonal stress and a lack of sunlight and you have the formula for "Winter Onset Depression." Increasing plant-based diet and adding 1Mg of Omega-3 FDA can help offset the change in mood that comes during this busy season.

Links to research cited:
The Holiday Blues: https://bit.ly/2PoOUWj
Sugar and Winter Onset Depression: https://bit.ly/2qYro9h
Omega-3 for Mood: https://bit.ly/2RZpq3o

HealthCall Update 12.10.19

A study in the journal Cell Metabolism confirms that intermittent fasting, or time-restricted eating, is effective at reducing blood sugar, cholesterol and other conditions common to diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Dr. Ashok Kadambi of Fort Wayne Endocrinology recommends eating only between noon and 6 PM two or three days per week and suggests berberine for those not on diabetes medications interested in blood sugar control.

 

Links to research mentioned:

Study findings: https://bit.ly/2P2Y8ay
Berberine: https://www.healthline.com/…/berberine-…
Dr. Kadambi interview: https://youtu.be/DB1TRtiwSRI

 

HealthCall Update 12.3.19

A new study shows "brain fog" is linked to inflammation. In this update, we explore if this could be a pathway that leads to neurological damage, including Alzheimer's. Some researchers say foods contribute to inflammation so follow the links below to learn about foods that aggravate this condition, and a diet designed to minimize inflammation.

 

Links to research mentioned:

https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/…/link-between-inflammation-an…

https://www.healthline.com/…/6-foods-that-cause-inflammatio…

https://www.webmd.com/…/anti-inflammatory-diet-road-to-good…

HealthCall Update 10.22.19

1) New research says sugar in colas and other liquid forms are a leading cause of weight gain. Studies in mice show they gain weight faster on sugar in a liquid solution.

2) Author Dr. Sandra Kaufmann's anti-aging protocol recommends these molecular agents to slow cellular aging:

Astaxanthin, Nicotinamide, Curcumin, Carnosine, Resveratrol or Pterostilbene. Learn more at www.kaufmannprotocol.com


 

HealthCall Update 10.15.2019

Statistics about depression and anxiety in seniors and millennials show it is a significant problem. We look at new studies which show just three weeks of eating the Mediterranean Diet can bring a significant drop in depression scores.

 

Links to research mentioned:

Millennial Depression

Anti-depression Diet

HealthCall Update 10.8.2019

Researchers say a common digestive tract fungus may be linked to pancreatic cancer and could be used for early detection. Also, why additional choline in our diet could help prevent Alzheimer's Disease.

 

Links to research mentioned:

 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/03/health/pancreatic-cancer-fungi.html

https://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/other-nutrients/choline
https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-1090/citicoline

HealthCall Update 9.24.19

Sept. is prostate cancer month and Dr. Mark Dabagia has good news about the most common form of cancer in men.   https://youtu.be/0OFptq81fCU

 

Plus, learn about a Yale University class on "The Science of Happiness" that you can take online - FREE.

https://www.coursera.org/learn/the-science-of-well-being?

The latest on a mystery illness affecting dogs in Norway. 40 have died so far. And, the reason why men with Type-2 Diabetes should be screened for low testosterone. A local doctor says 90% of men he treats for Type-2 have Low-T and there could be a link to fat inside your abdomen.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/…/intra-a…
https://www.uspharmacist.com/…/belly-fa…
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/p…/17387445

The deadly eastern equine encephalitis virus spread by mosquitos - is it a threat here? Not likely says an expert. Michigan and the east coast are at high risk. 

BioscentDX is offering a $10 discount to WOWO listeners on a cancer screening as part of a research project using specially trained dogs. Use the promo code "WOWO" at checkout: https://www.bioscentdx.com/…/single-bro…

Next public Stop-the-Bleed class is 10/13 at Parkview. Registration requested at 260-266-1289. Learn more here: www.bleedingcontrol.org

Reports that Ruth Bader Ginsburg has a tumor on the pancreas are easy to misunderstand. A local oncologist says it may actually be a different type of cancer, and explain the "definitive" treatment she has had. Plus, give you an easy way to identify early symptoms of pancreatic cancer. 

Download pancreatic cancer symptom PDF here: www.letswindpc.org/symptoms

A British doctor says a pig's kidney will be transplanted into humans within 3 years, and a heart will soon follow. HealthCall's Lee Kelso looks into the efforts by Chinese researchers to modify genes and clear the way for harvesting pig kidneys, livers and more for human transplants.  Plus, an update on Stop-the-Bleed training.   8.29.19


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BIO

Lee Kelso is a veteran television news anchor, radio journalist and host of viewer-driven, health-focused TV and online broadcasts. 

Each week he brings you a series of interesting health news headlines and medical breakthroughs collected from professional journals and research projects around the world.  

Lee Kelso, producer
Email: lee@streamstudio.live
Tel: 260.255.6161
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