Is there really hope for a vaccine against cancer?

| December 14, 2011

As recently reported in December 19, 2011 edition of Newsweek, there may be a vaccine against cancer. A University of Washington researcher has been working with patient in a clinical trial with breast cancer injecting a vaccine that allows a patients immune system to mount an attack against the vaccine as it attaches to the […]

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Can osteoporosis be reversed without meds?

| December 14, 2011

Do patients with osteoporosis need medication or can they reverse osteoporosis without bisphosphonates?  Prior to this class of medication, bioidentical hormone, weight bearing exercise and calcium as the ‘big 3’ were able to completely reverse bone loss and return osteoporotic bones back to normal bone density.  So are bisphosphonates really needed?  The controversy surrounding all […]

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What are Bioidentical Hormones?

| December 14, 2011

There are many ‘explanations’ of bioidentical hormones; it sounds like a simple answer.  However, there are a few pitfalls out there.   There are hormone formulations that are called ‘natural’ vs bioidentical; they may have an animal based formulation but may not have a human based chemical formula similar to what the human female ovary would make.  The […]

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Your own personal trainer

| December 14, 2011

When did you last get a free exercise consultation and 3 free one-on-one personal training sessions with your annual check-up? Check us out; it’s how to empower our patients to reach their personal fitness goal whether you’re an experienced athlete or just getting started.

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Bioidentical Hormone replacement and uterine cancer

| December 13, 2011

Recently saw a patient in her early 50’s, surgically menopausal after hysterectomy for uterine cancer cured by surgery alone, no radiation.  Pt is suffering with hot flashes, night sweats and told bioidentical hormone therapy is contraindicated due to her uterine cancer.  Every case is unique; however, as long as the uterine cancer was early stage and […]

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