Monthly Archives: July 2020

Alzheimer’s Blood Test 07105 NEWARK Alzheimer’s Blood Test A breakthrough blood test for Alzheimer’s has been shown to accurately identify patients with the disease, researchers announced July 28. 2020. The experimental findings suggest a potential route to early diagnosis of the neurodegenerative condition as early as 20 years before symptoms appear.  Despite afflicting nearly 10% of elderly Americans, the precise… Read more »

Meat Causes Health Problems 07105 NEWARK Meat Causes Health Problems Let’s start by making it clear that I am not anti-meat nor am I advocating pure vegetarianism for everyone.  This article is purely about the impact of large amount of meat on your health.  In 2018 Americans ate a record-breaking amount of red meat and poultry (much… Read more »

Your diet choices can help prevent Alzheimer’s (Dr. Oz Article) 07105 NEWARK Your diet choices can help prevent Alzheimer’s (Dr. Oz Article) Leonardo da Vinci, Mohandas Gandhi, George Bernard Shaw and the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician Norbert Wiener all were vegetarians. Their genius was powered by plants! If you want to keep your brain sharp and avoid dementia, yours should be too. That’s the… Read more »

Dr. Lane’s Thoughts XXIII 07105 NEWARK 1) Florida: 7-13-2020.   The largest single day increase in COVID-19 cases in the history of this pandemic.  People there are talking about the ‘lack of leadership” – calling out the state and federal governments.  You can’t complain of a ‘lack of leadership’ if you are the ones that put DeSantis and… Read more »

CoQ10 + Vitamin D for Statin Pain! 07105 NEWARK CoQ10 for Statin Pain! Like many people I take a statin drug for cholesterol control. Like many people, I have had terrible pain in my legs and weakness when I walk too much or climb stairs.  My doctor has come up with solutions like changing my dosage from 20 mg to… Read more »

Tomatos to Protect Your Man’s ‘Tomatos’ 07105 NEWARK Tomatos to Protect Your Man’s ‘Tomatos’ New research confirms that eating cooked tomatoes may reduce the risk of prostate cancer.  A study published in Cancer Causes & Control followed more than 27,000 men without cancer for almost eight years.  The researchers found that men who consumed canned or cooked tomatoes four… Read more »

Eating meat increases your risk for Type 2 diabetes 07105 NEWARK Eating meat increases your risk for Type 2 diabetes At this time time, research suggests that regularly consuming red meat is associated with being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and should be avoided. Now research suggests that eating any meat — chicken as well as beef, sausage, pork, lamb, etc. —… Read more »

Thyroid Function Tied to Mortality in NAFLD 07105 NEWARK Thyroid Function Tied to Mortality in NAFLD Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in combination with low thyroid function is associated with an increased risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, according to new research. For the study, in The American Journal of Gastroenterology, Dr. Donghee Kim of Stanford University School of Medicine,… Read more »

Dr. Lane’s Thoughts XXII 07105 NEWARK 1) Let’s see, it is July 2, 2020 and the three states that are leading the US in COVID-19 cases are Texas, Florida, and Arizona:  3 Red states that voted Republican and have been devoted to the idea that they don’t need masks because COVID-19 is a conspiracy against their liberty.  … Read more »

Long-term Muscle Relaxant Use Nearly Triples in the US 07105 NEWARK Long-term Muscle Relaxant Use Nearly Triples in the US Long-term use of skeletal muscle relaxants nearly tripled in the United States between 2005 and 2016, and these drugs were prescribed disproportionately to older adults, often with an opioid, despite warnings against this potentially dangerous combination, researchers report. “There are few studies… Read more »