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Four Top Functional Medicine Doctors Appear on Dr. Oz’s Disease Detectives

Four Top Functional Medicine Doctors Appear on Dr. Oz’s Disease Detectives

  “The Fantastic Four of Functional Medicine” were recently featured on the Dr. Oz Show. The program, titled “Dr. Oz’s Disease Detectives,” aired on January 13, 2012, and featured IFM Chairman Dr. Mark Hyman, IFM Faculty Member Dr. David Perlmutter, Dr. Susan Blum, and Dr. Wendy Warner. The four physicians were hand-picked by Dr. Mehmet Oz for their pioneering work […]

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Obesity and Diabetes Epidemics Spur Increase in Non-Alcoholic Cirrhosis

Obesity and Diabetes Epidemics Spur Increase in Non-Alcoholic Cirrhosis

Liver transplantations for NASH-cirrhosis grew more than 600 percent over past decade. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) occurs when fat builds up in the liver. This accumulation of fat damages the liver and leads to cirrhosis. NASH is rapidly increasing in the U.S. mainly related to the epidemics of obesity and diabetes. As a result, the proportion of liver transplantations performed for […]

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New Diabetes Drug May Increase Risk of Breast, Bladder Cancer

A new diabetes drug being developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca could be derailed by increased risks of bladder cancer and breast cancer. An FDA advisory committee will meet this week to review data from clinical trials of the experimental diabetes drug dapagliflozin, which have revealed an unusually high number of users who developed bladder cancer or breast cancer. The […]

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