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Bullet Issue 313....December 2020....29th Year

THIS MONTH's TOPICS

Diabetic Coronary Plaque and Therapeutic Value of Aged Garlic Extract
Analysis of Latest Vaccine Trial Results
  • Pfizer results
  • Moderna results
  • Covid-19 tests. Some disturbing aspects

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Bullet Issue 312....November 2020....29th Year

THIS MONTH's TOPICS

Zink, Immunity and COVID-19
  • Basic information
  • Zinc and immunity
  • Poor outcome in COVID-19 patients with zinc deficiency
  • Zinc levels and COVID-19 in the elderly
  • Problems with zinc studies - risks of overdose and drug interactions
  • Possible health benefits of zinc supplements
  • Foods high in zinc
  • Enhancing zinc absorption
  • Conclusion
Excess Stomach Acid Myth - The Health Risks It Creates and What to Do
  • What is really going on when people need anti-acids and are told they need PPIs?
  • Causes of low stomach acid
  • Overprescribing and overuse of PPIs
  • Adverse effects and risks of long-term PPI use
  • What can one do?
  • Conclusion
  • One basic protocol for using betaine HCl

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BOOK REVIEW
Life without Diabetes. A Definitive Guide to Understanding and Reversing Type 2 Diabetes.
By Roy Taylor, MD
Harper One, 2020

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Bullet Issue 311....October 2020....29th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS

COVID-19 Update
  • Convalescent plasma
  • Phase 3 vaccine trials in progress
  • Asymptomatic individuals positive for virus
  • Facial masking may offer potential for generating immunity
  • mRNA vaccines for cancer
Two competing views of the primary cause of cancer and the therapeutic implications
  • Introduction
  • Cancer is a genetic disease
  • Cancer is a metabolic disease
  • Clinical studies based on the metabolic theory of cancer
  • Conclusions

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Bullet Issue 310....September 2020....29th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS

Human metabolic variability and personalized diet
  • Introduction
  • The protocol
  • Interpreting the results
  • Conclusions
Misdiagnosis
  • The fundamental problem
  • Near death of the watchdog
  • Perspective
  • Conclusions

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Bullet Issue 309....July 2020....29th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Bacteriophages, a new era in treating multiple drug-resistant infections
  • How do bacteriophages work?
  • Is this the answer to multiple drug-resistant infections?
  • Issues
  • What does the future hold?
Risk of stem cell transplants in private clinics
Starved brain hypothesis in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
Recommended reading for medical perspective

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Bullet Issue 308....June 2020....29th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Vitamin D: An ignored player in COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 five star countries and the lesson offered
The model makers

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Bullet Issue 307....May 2020....29th Year

RESEARCH REPORT
Pandemic Perspective
By William R Ware PhD

  • The mask issue
  • Taiwan and Australia. A tale of the pandemic in two countries
  • False negatives
  • Age and mortality and case prevalence
  • The nursing home problem
  • The issue of undiagnosed cases
  • The silent spreaders
  • Antibody testing and the immunity passport
  • Airborne transmission of the coronavirus?
  • Conclusions
  • References

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Bullet Issue 306....April 2020....29th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Remarkable effect of coconut oil or MCT oil on Parkinson's disease
Alzheimer's disease and medium chain triglyceride oil
The strange story of statin side effects

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Bullet Issue 305....March 2020....29th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Effect of therapies and interventions
  • Quitting smoking
  • Treating elevated blood pressure
  • Residual risk after long-term statin therapy
Why are healthcare costs so high and success so low in the US?
Breast cancer screening debate continues

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Bullet Issue 304....February 2020....29th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
High LDL cholesterol protective for all-cause mortality after heart attack in elderly
Are the current and earlier approaches to managing diabetes evidence-based?
VASCEPA for CVD event reduction. The REDUCE-IT trial

NEWSBRIEF
  • When to take blood pressure medications

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