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Dr. David Samadi Explains How To Detect & Treat Prostate Cancer
Dr. David Samadi Explains How To Detect & Treat Prostate Cancer

Dr. David Samadi explains how prostate cancer affects millions of men around the world, how prostate cancer can be detected, what men can do to watch out...

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Prostate Cancer Awareness 2 By Dr. David Samadi
Prostate Cancer Awareness 2 By Dr. David Samadi

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. To all the men who turned 40 this year, get your baseline PSA blood test with your primary doctor or see a urologist. This screening has saved thousands of men from prostate cancer which affects over 233,000 men each year. Get tested.

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Prostate Cancer Awareness By Dr. David Samadi
Prostate Cancer Awareness By Dr. David Samadi

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. To all the men who turned 40 this year, get your baseline PSA blood test with your primary doctor or see a urologist. This screening has saved thousands of men from prostate cancer which affects over 233,000 men each year. Get tested.

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5 Kinds Of Prostate Cancer Discovered In Study
5 Kinds Of Prostate Cancer Discovered In Study

How the discovery could lead to better treatment
Watch Dr David Samadi and Marc Siegel on Americas News Hq and Sunday Housecall.

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June is Men's Health/Cancer Awareness Month
June is Men's Health/Cancer Awareness Month

Health care professionals nationwide are raising awareness about men's health
Watch Dr David Samadi and Marc Siegel talk about Healthy Living and Mens Health on Americas News Hq and Sunday Housecall.

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SMART Technique for Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery by Robotic Prostate Surgeon, Dr. David Samadi
SMART Technique for Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery by Robotic Prostate Surgeon, Dr. David Samadi

Discover world renowned robotic prostate surgeon Dr. David Samadi's approach to robotic prostate cancer surgery: The SMART Technique (Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique) innovated to specifically spare the essential nerves responsible for sexual function and urinary control in men with prostate cancer. The SMART Technique for robotic prostate cancer surgery focuses on quality of life for men after prostate cancer surgery.

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New Warning Over Testosterone Drugs
New Warning Over Testosterone Drugs

Doctors warned against over-prescribing the popular supplements
Watch Dr David Samadi and Marc Siegel on Americas News Hq and Sunday Housecall.

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Surgery vs Radiation
Surgery vs Radiation

Have you been diagnosed with prostate cancer and are confused about your options?  World renowned prostate cancer surgeon and men’s health specialist, Dr. David Samadi of prostatecancer911.com presents your options so that you may be well informed as to which is your best choice.

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Pathology Surgery
Pathology Surgery

Been Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer?  Are you confused about your options?  Lets examine the choices as to why surgery is preferable to radiation with Dr. David Samadi.

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New prostate cancer screening
New prostate cancer screening

Robotic prostate surgeon and prostate cancer expert Dr. David Samadi, discusses a new test for prostate cancer screening, known as the prostate health index test. Dr. Samadi uses his own SMART surgery technique in the treatment of prostate cancer and has successfully treated over 5,600 prostate cancer patients.

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New health alert for some prostate cancer patients
New health alert for some prostate cancer patients

A new study suggests low testosterone levels in low-risk prostate cancer patients could indicate a worsening condition. Robotic prostate surgeon and prostate cancer expert, Dr. Samadi weighs in on the discussion of prostate cancer treatment. Dr. Samadi recommends surgery as the best treatment for prostate cancer and to not fully trust biopsy results as they are random biopsies and are not 100% effective.

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Surgery vs. 'watchful waiting': Study fuels cancer debate
Surgery vs. 'watchful waiting': Study fuels cancer debate

After a 23-year-long study, it has been concluded that prostate surgery at the time of a prostate cancer diagnosis, it the better choice over watchful waiting. Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital discussed the findings. Dr. Samadi has performed over 5,600 successful robotic prostate surgeries and stands behind the findings in the treatment of prostate cancer.

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Possible breakthrough in fight against prostate cancer
Possible breakthrough in fight against prostate cancer

World-renowned urologist and robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, talks about recent findings that would advance prostate cancer screening. While the PSA test is very useful in the detection of prostate cancer, it is not a cancer-specific test. This new test would be a more tailored, personalized screening that looks at a man's genes and determines the likelihood for prostate cancer.

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Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery: Dr. Samadi's SMART Technique
Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery: Dr. Samadi's SMART Technique

Learn about Dr. David Samadi's SMART technique for robotic prostate surgery or robotic prostatectomy which is removal of the entire prostate gland for treating prostate cancer.

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Seeking cancer treatments overseas
Seeking cancer treatments overseas

Prostate cancer expert, David B. Samadi, MD diseases the topic of medical tourism. Speaking directly of a U.S. woman who is traveling to Germany for treatment of her breast cancer, Dr. Samadi tells patients to do their homework before undergoing treatment and to make sure that they will be able to receive follow up treatment after the procedure.

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Surgical 'black box' in the works
Surgical 'black box' in the works

With a potential 'black box' of surgery in the works, robotic prostate surgeon Dr. David Samadi talks about the technology and what it means for the future of surgery. Dr. Samadi notes that these videos could be useful educational tools for surgeons.

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Report: Acetaminophen may not help back pain
Report: Acetaminophen may not help back pain

In light of a recent study indicating that acetaminophen does not treat back pain, robotic prostate surgeon Dr. David Samadi addresses the use of the drug for back pain. While acetaminophen can still be used to treat a fever or for pain during post-surgery recovery, it is advised that an anti-inflammatory is used for back pain.

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Breakthrough treatment for pancreatic cancer?
Breakthrough treatment for pancreatic cancer?

Still in its early stages of testing, there is a new drug that may change the chances of surviving pancreatic cancer. Prostate cancer expert Dr. David Samadi comments on the cancer and treatment options. Each year, there are about 45,000 new cases of pancreatic cancer and about 30,000 deaths due to the cancer.

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Measles to treat cancer?
Measles to treat cancer?

NY prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, discusses a new study that has found that at the measles virus can be used as an agent to kill cancer cells. The study has moved up to a phase 1 trial, where testing has been done on two people. One person is now cancer-free.

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Low levels of Vitamin D linked to chronic pain in men
Low levels of Vitamin D linked to chronic pain in men

Prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi discusses the ways to get more vitamin D into your diet. A Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to several medical conditions, including prostate cancer, breast cancer, and now chronic pain. Many Americans are vitamin D deficient and need to increase intake through either supplements or certain foods.

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Report: Aspirin a benefit in preventing colon cancer
Report: Aspirin a benefit in preventing colon cancer

A new report has indicated that aspirin may reduce the risk of colon cancer. New York robotic prostate surgeon, David B. Samadi, MD, explains how the presence of the PGDH enzyme is needed in a patient to experience the benefits of aspirin. Dr. Samadi emphasizes that the most important measure of prevention that a person can take is regular colonoscopies after the age of 50.

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Potential breakthrough in the fight against depression
Potential breakthrough in the fight against depression

David B. Samadi, MD, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in NY, discusses a new study that may lead to an alternative treatment of depression. The study found that the natural hormone ghrelin, also known as the hunger hormone, could be used to help the body fight symptoms of depression.

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Report: 'Edited' DNA cures liver disease in lab mice
Report: 'Edited' DNA cures liver disease in lab mice

A new study has found that DNA in mice can be altered to prevent disease development in people. Robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi describes the impact that this finding could have on the presence of disease.

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Major breakthrough for those living with Hepatitis C
Major breakthrough for those living with Hepatitis C

With the current availability of a drug to treat Hepatitis C, Dr. Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, explains the potential of the drug and its long-term effects on the prevalence of the disease.

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Hope for victims of paralysis
Hope for victims of paralysis

Through the use of electric stimulation, people that have suffered a spinal cord injury and are paralyzed now have a chance to gain back mobility. Robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi discusses this medical breakthrough and the hope that it brings for the future.

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Report: Marinating meat with beer reduces cancer risk
Report: Marinating meat with beer reduces cancer risk

David B. Samadi, MD, robotic prostate surgeon talks about a recent study stating marinating beef in beer before grilling could reduce the risk of cancer. Dr. Samadi explains that cooking the meat at a high temperature with charcoal increases the chances of contaminating the meat with carcinogens. Instead, the prostate cancer expert recommends cooking beef over low heat and for a longer period of time.

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Possible breakthrough for colon cancer patients
Possible breakthrough for colon cancer patients

With a new colon cancer test on the horizon, David B. Samadi, MD, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York discusses what this means for the prevention and treatment of colon cancer. This test would not replace a colonoscopy, but would help screen for colon cancer by detecting early signs of colon cancer. Each year there are 14,000 people diagnosed with colon cancer in the U.S.

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Alarming new report on autism
Alarming new report on autism

Dr. Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, speaks about the rising rate of autism diagnoses. In a study released by the CDC, it has been suggested that autism starts with the development of the brain in utero. Dr. Samadi urges parents to be aware of their child's development as early detection of autism can lead to early intervention and better outcome for the child.

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Sleep loss can lead to brain damage
Sleep loss can lead to brain damage

New York prostate cancer surgeon, David B. Samadi, MD describes the importance of getting 7 uninterrupted hours of sleep a night. Hormonal changes are known to be caused by a lack of sleep. Dr. Samadi emphasizes good sleep habits, including sleeping in a dark room, going to sleep at the same time each night, and getting a consistent amount of sleep each night.

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New effort to help treat female sexual dysfunction
New effort to help treat female sexual dysfunction

David B. Samadi, MD, prostate cancer expert and robotic surgeon, discusses a new drug, which has not been approved by the FDA, to treat female sexual dysfunction. The world-renowned urologist is talks about the difference between treating male sexual dysfuntion and ED (erectile dysfunction) and the potential to treat female sexual dysfunction.

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Report: Doctors' stethoscopes are germ-ridden
Report: Doctors' stethoscopes are germ-ridden

After a recent report stating that stethoscopes carry more bacteria than a physician's hand, Dr. Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, discusses hygiene in the hospital.

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Report: Tylenol linked to ADHD
Report: Tylenol linked to ADHD

A new study has linked the use of acetaminophen during pregnancy to ADHD in children. Dr. Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, advises pregnant women to not take medications without consulting a doctor. Dr. Samadi says to take this type of medication to reduce a fever, which can be very dangerous during pregnancy, but to not take it for headache or pain as it can affect the baby's development.

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First human lung grown in lab
First human lung grown in lab

As researchers have grown a human lung in a lab, Dr. Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, discusses the upcoming technology of bioengineering. With the shortage of organs, using artificial lungs in patients could be a solution for future healthcare.

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Women's unique stroke risks
Women's unique stroke risks

In light of the American Heart Association issuing a new warning for women and the risk of stroke, Dr. David B. Samadi, NY urologist and robotic surgeon, gives advice to women. Risks for stroke include blood pressure, high blood pressure during pregnancy, taking birth control pills, and smoking. Dr. Samadi advises to act quickly when somebody is exhibiting the signs of a stroke.

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New breast cancer guidelines
New breast cancer guidelines

In response to a new study suggesting that women only need mammograms between the ages of 50 and  75 twice a year, world-renowned urologist, Dr. Samadi, discusses the importance of screening for cancer. When considering saving money by minimizing the frequency of pre-cancer testing, Dr. Samadi asks, “What is the price of saving someone's life?” Whether it is a PSA test or mammogram, these tests should be highly valued in our healthcare standards.

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New cancer screening recommendations raise debate
New cancer screening recommendations raise debate

With a recent recommendation reducing the frequency that women should have mammograms, Dr. Samadi, robotic surgeon and prostate cancer expert, discusses what these changes mean for patient care. Like the PSA test, regular mammograms increases the chance of detecting cancer at its early stages. Reducing the number of mammograms and PSA tests may save money, but Dr. Samadi asks, “what is the price of a life?”

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FDA probes testosterone treatments
FDA probes testosterone treatments

Chairman of Urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. Samadi discusses the use of testosterone treatments. Dr. Samadi advises men to visit a urologist to have their prostate examined and a PSA test before starting testosterone treatments.

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New hope for early detection of pancreatic cancer?
New hope for early detection of pancreatic cancer?

With 45,000 new cases of pancreatic cancer in 2013, Dr. David B. Samadi, Chairman of Urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC and robotic surgeon, discusses the deadly diagnosis. Treatment for pancreatic cancer may start with laparoscopic surgery followed by radiation or chemo therapy. Also on topic is current research on finding a more efficient test to diagnose this cancer.

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Worse to get deadly sick at night or weekends?
Worse to get deadly sick at night or weekends?

In light of a new study uncovering that the quality of medical care decreases at the end of the day and on weekends, world-renowned urologist David B. Samadi, MD, emphasizes the importance of knowing your doctor and establishing a relationship. In response to these findings, hospital administrators are looking to correct this by means of telemedicine and implementing rapid response teams.

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Telescope eye implant helps restore sight
Telescope eye implant helps restore sight

With 10 million people in the U.S. Suffering from macular degeneration, advances have been made to prevent or restore the vision loss through this condition. Dr. Samadi, Chairman of Urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, discusses the condition, risk factors, and caring for your eyes by taking vitamins.

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When your doc's directions differ from the FDA
When your doc's directions differ from the FDA

David B. Samadi, MD, robotic prostate surgeon, talks about the use of over-the-counter medications for certain conditions, such as heartburn and acid reflux. When taking medications, it is always best to consult with your doctor to ensure the proper care and treatment of symptoms.

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FDA asks doctors to cut down on acetaminophen
FDA asks doctors to cut down on acetaminophen

Dr. Samadi, NYC robotic prostate surgeon, warns people of the dangers of taking acetaminophen. This common pain killer can cause liver damage or liver failure as it can easily accumulate in the body system. The doctor warns of the especially high risk of liver damage when consuming alcohol with acetaminophen in the system.

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New weapon in war against infectious disease
New weapon in war against infectious disease

New York urologist and robotic surgeon, Dr. David Samadi discusses the benefits of a new test still in the trial stages that will test whether an illness is caused by a bacteria or virus. This new test will test a patient's blood sample and give results in about one hour, an advantage over the current 12-hour waiting period for similar testing.

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Vaccines without needles?
Vaccines without needles?

In light of testing a needle-free vaccine, Dr. Samadi, NY robotic prostate surgeon, highlights the advantages that a vaccine without a needle could have. The new vaccines would be administered through a patch, which will better preserve vaccines and be less painful for patients.

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Scan detects high-risk heart blockages
Scan detects high-risk heart blockages

David B. Samadi, MD, New York prostate cancer surgeon, discusses the future of a non-invasive imaging to detect blockages in the heart. This new imaging will use a PET scan to recognize any heat which will indicate any plague ruptures in the arteries.

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The health benefits of tea
The health benefits of tea

David B. Samadi, MD, New York robotic prostate surgeon, weighs in on the health benefits of drinking tea. While there are still studies being conducted, it has been found that the vitamins, flavanoids, and antioxidants in tea have positive effects on bone health, behavior, concentration, and can even reduce the risk of cancer, including prostate cancer.

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What new hypertension regulations mean for you
What new hypertension regulations mean for you

In light of the release of new guidelines for medicating high-blood patients, Dr. Samadi, robotic surgeon and Chairman of Urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC, talks about what this means for blood pressure patients. He emphasizes that the guidelines pertain to patients over the age of 60, and was released due to concern over the medication side effects, over prescribing, risks of falls and injury due to falls, and interactions with other medications.  

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'Robotic' sperm to fight infertility?
'Robotic' sperm to fight infertility?

Dr. David Samadi, New York urologist and robotic prostate surgeon discusses news from Germany regarding the potential for treatment of infertility using nanotechnology. With the discovery of this start-up scientific data, there is potential for a future assisting chemotherapy treatment, along with infertility issues in men.  

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Can low vitamin D levels damage the brain?
Can low vitamin D levels damage the brain?

Recent studies have found that vitamin D deficiencies could cause damage to several organs, including the brain. Many in the United States have low vitamin D levels. World-renowned urologist Dr. David Samadi talks about the important role the vitamin plays in our body systems. Dr. Samadi urges people to have their vitamin D levels tested as it can help relieve symptoms of many disorders, including reduced inflammation caused by autoimmune diseases.

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Have researchers found the cure for baldness?
Have researchers found cure for baldness?

David B. Samadi, MD, discusses a new study on a potential cure for baldness. The study focused on hair regeneration in rats and could lead to future treatment for hair loss in the next three years. Improvements in hair transplants and vitamin therapy are also discussed. Dr. Samadi mentions that medication like Propecia can alter PSA test results.

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Study: Oreos may be addictive
Study: Oreos may be addictive

A new study conducted on rats showed that Oreos may be just as addictive as cocaine. As Dr. David Samadi explains, the addictive tendencies are the result of triggers to the pleasure centers of the brain. Sugar, fat, and salt are primary triggers and they become addictive.

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Brain's waste removal system more active during sleep
Brain's waste removal system more active during sleep

Researchers recently demonstrated a type of waste-flushing system that takes place in the brain while we sleep. The glymphatic system uses spinal fluid to flush toxins out the brain, during which time brain cells shrink by 60% to make room for the cleansing and rejuvenating process. Dr. David Samadi stresses the importance of 7 hours of sleep each night to allow for a full cleaning cycle.

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Biomarkers may assist in Alzheimer's detection
Biomarkers may assist in Alzheimer's detection

Dr. David Samadi discusses a new study showing that Alzheimer’s may be detectable years before symptoms present. Two very abnormal proteins were isolated, and build up of these proteins may predict future onset of Alzheimer’s, thereby enabling early treatment.

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Bottom's up? Beer may be good for you
Bottom's up? Beer may be good for you

A new report suggests beer may actually be good for your health. The high silicon content in beer can help bone growth. Beer may also lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and possibly certain cancers. Fiber and antioxidants in beer are also beneficial. Dr. Samadi explains that one 12 oz. can of beer, no more than five days per week, may provide some health benefits.

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Dogs being trained to sniff out signs of ovarian cancer
Dogs being trained to sniff out signs of ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer, a silent killer, is often diagnosed very late. New research suggests that ovarian cancer cells have a volatile smell that can be detected by dogs. Early diagnosis of ovarian cancer could significantly improve ovarian cancer survival rates. Dr. Samadi discusses similar studies where dogs detected melanoma and lung cancer, suggesting that they could be used to detect other cancers in the future.

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Promising new study in the fight against Alzheimer's
Promising new study in the fight against Alzheimer's

Currently in clinical trials, a new brain scan may be used in the future to diagnose and track Alzheimer’s, a disease now considered a global epidemic. Alzheimer’s is a progressive memory-loss condition caused by proteins clogging the brain. Early diagnosis allows for early treatment to delay progression and extend quality of life.

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Report: Immune system boost 'fights cancer'
Report: Immune system boost 'fights cancer'

New research in the fight against cancer suggests that the immune system could be booster to fight cancer. Dr. Samadi explains the importance of balance between the immune system and healthy cells. T regulatory cells could be boosted to fight cancer cells during development without causing autoimmune diseases.

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Scientists link copper buildup to Alzheimer's
Scientists link copper buildup to Alzheimer's

Copper, while essential to our existence, may negatively impact the blood-brain barrier, explains Dr. Samadi. A new study shows excess copper in the body could break down the barrier that blocks unwanted toxins from the brain. Copper level can be tested via blood and urine.

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Can we control our own genetic destiny?
Can we control our own genetic destiny?

Dr. Samadi discusses the history of Henrietta Lacks who died of cervical cancer in 1951. Her cells, harvested without permission, have been used for many years to help understand and prevent many diseases. Her cells are now being genetically sequenced, an effort believed to help researchers further understand cancer.

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Dermatologists: Pimples are starting younger
Dermatologists: Pimples are starting younger

The rise in pediatric acne may be caused by earlier onset of puberty. Rather than starting with more aggressive treatments that dry the skin, Dr. Samadi encourages parents to educate children about face washing and hygiene. Other treatments such as vitamin B5 lotions are more soothing to the skin.

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Anemia linked to dementia risk
Anemia linked to dementia risk

New study links anemia to dementia and research is finding that people that have been diagnosed with anemia have nearly 41% higher risk of developing dementia than those who are not.  Anemia is a condition where body does not have enough healthy red blood cells. Those with anemia do not receive adequate supply of oxygen to the tissues and brain.  Learn more how to treat anemia and prevent the side effects of the disease.

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Study: Coffee linked to lower suicide risk
Study: Coffee linked to lower suicide risk

Good news for coffee drinkers. Dr. Samadi says caffeine via coffee consumption could lower the risk of suicide by 50%. Other researched benefits of coffee include reductions in mortality, dementia, and diabetes. In many of these studies, decaf coffee also produced positive benefits when consuming around 3 or 4 cups.  

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Genetic advance in fight against Down syndrome
Genetic advance in fight against Down syndrome

Dr. Samadi explains a potential breakthrough in Down syndrome prevention. Researchers are exploring chromosomal therapy, a way to shut down the extra chromosome that causes Down syndrome. These findings could have implications for other medical conditions and diseases, as well.

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Report: Aspirin only effective for some patients
Report: Aspirin only effective for some patients

Nearly 60 million Americans take aspirin every day to prevent heart attack and stroke but a new study finds it may not fully effective for everyone. Are you part of the group that responds to aspirin or not? Is aspirin for everyone? Watch the video to learn more...

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Do trendy cleanses help or harm the body?
Do trendy cleanses help or harm the body?

New trend in the weight loss battle - does cleansing have medical benefits?
Is a well balanced diet based on fresh fruit and vegetables more beneficial than cleansing? Dr. Samadi suggests his own longevity formula. Watch the video to learn more...

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Study: Fish oil linked to prostate cancer
Study: Fish oil linked to prostate cancer

Millions of American men take fish oil dietary supplements that are abundant with Omega-3 to improve overall health, reduce cholesterol and heart disease risks, and other benefits. A new study links large fish oil consumption with an increased risk of developing lethal prostate cancer. Men that take fish oil supplements should consider it a medication and the daily dosage amounts should be discussed with a doctor. Normal fish oil dosages can improve a man's health; however, high dosages can lead to prostate cancer. Watch the video to learn more about safely incorporating fish oil with Omega-3 in your diet.

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Potential breakthrough in fight against breast cancer
Potential breakthrough in fight against breast cancer

An osteoporosis drug may soon be used to fight breast cancer. Dr. Samadi discusses clinical trials to come in the U.S., while doctors in Europe may be using the drug much sooner. He explains that this particular drug is used to increase bone density, but actually works in the opposite way for breast cancer and destroys cell growth.

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Study: High doses of painkillers increase heart attack risk
Study: High doses of painkillers increase heart attack risk

Dr. Samadi shares the results of a large-scale study of the affect of high dose non-steroidal medication for chronic pain. Often used by those with arthritis, high doses of ibuprofen (2400 mg) for a sustained period of time can yield a 33% increase risk of heart attack and death. The same results were not seen in those who regularly take Naprocin.

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Report: Too many people treated for high blood pressure
Report: Too many people treated for high blood pressure

Despite the fact that 67 million Americans have high blood pressure, it may be an over-treated condition. Dr. Samadi calls for more updated technology in blood pressure monitoring. Currently, testing in a doctor’s office offers only a brief snapshot of blood pressure status. Central blood pressure testing is shown to be more useful and new devices, such as watches, will soon be able to monitor blood pressure around the clock.  

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Ways to avoid osteoporosis
Ways to avoid osteoporosis

Dr. Samadi discusses the prevention of osteoporosis with strategies such as weight-bearing exercise, Vitamin D, and calcium. Bone strength is optimized by age 30, so optimizing bone strength early in life is the key. Menopause can also impact bone health. Osteoporosis is diagnosed through a bone density study.

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Potential breakthrough for those affected by diabetes
Potential breakthrough for those affected by diabetes

Dr. Samadi discusses the future of managing diabetes. A new form of injectable treatment could be stretched to once every week to ten days, rather than daily. Once injected, microscopic particles could automatically release insulin as it senses the body’s need.

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Oncology Report: CT Scans More Effective than X-Rays?
Oncology Report: CT Scans More Effective than X-Rays?

CT scans are more effective than X-rays for lung cancer screening, according to a New England Journal of Medicine study commenced in 2011. 150,000 people die per year from lung cancer in the US. Early diagnosis of lung cancer with a CT scan can prevent 60% of deaths.

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Scientists predict future cure for grey hair
Scientists predict future cure for grey hair

Dr. Samadi and the Fox News team discuss a recent study from England that may hold the secret to preventing grey hair. Blocking the hydrogen peroxide in hair follicles would prevent them from bleaching hair from the inside out. The potential exists for a drug that would essential counteract the greying that stems from genetics and stress. Dr. Samadi pointed out that these findings began with studies on vitiligo, a skin condition involving pigment loss.

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Report: Heart risk factors affect brain function
Report: Heart risk factors affect brain function

The Fox News team and Dr. Samadi comment on new findings that link heart risk factors with impaired brain function. Adults as young as 35 who have heart risk factors, including smoking and diabetes, are already showing signs of brain function and thinking impairment. Controlling sugar, exercising, and eating right can improve heart and brain function.

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Cognitive Boosting Drug
Cognitive Boosting Drug

Dr David Samadi appears on Fox News to talk about the fictional miracle drug from the film Limitless.  This cognitive super drug is based off an actual medication called Provigil which was traditionally used to treat narcolepsy but now is being abused by those looking for a medicinal edge.  Sales of this medication have gone through the roof and using it for off label purposes can be a very risky proposition.      
  

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New Experimental Leukemia Treatment
New Experimental Leukemia Treatment

Leading robotic prostate surgeon Dr Samadi, appears on fox news to discuss a new experimental treatment for leukemia thats having tremendous success.  This new treatment genetically modifies your bodies own T cells and allows them to battle the cancer cells within your blood as if it were a foreign invader.  
  

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New Concussion Guidelines
New Concussion Guidelines

Dr Samadi appears on Fox News to discuss new guidelines for dealing with concussions on the field.  With the link to dementia and cognitive decline conclusively drawn, we must treat brain trauma extremely seriously.

  

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FDA Warns of Zithromax Side Effects
FDA Warns of Zithromax Side Effects

Dr Samadi appears on Fox News to discuss a new warning from the FDA regarding the popular antibiotic Zithromax.  The data suggest that overuse can produce irregular heartbeats in those with heart arrhythmia's.  

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New Research to Map Brain Activity
New Research to Map Brain Activity

Dr Samadi appears of Fox News to discuss a new research project that intends to map the brain like never before.  A proposed 10 year project similar in scope to the Human Genome project, this study will completely revolutionize our understanding and treatment of the human brain.  

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New Artificial Retina
New Artificial Retina

An exciting new retinal implant is giving the blind sight and has just been approved by the FDA.  This miracle device costs roughly 100,000 dollars...

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ADHD Medication Ineffective
ADHD Medication Ineffective

Dr Samadi discusses new findings that indicate ADHD is being over diagnosed and over prescribed.  He offers potential alternative therapies...

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The Dangers of Head Injuries
The Dangers of Head Injuries

Dr. David Samadi discusses new findings that link repeated head injuries to permanent brain damage.  For many years we've drawn a connection between repeated concussions and a decline in cognitive ability but a new study conclusively links neurological damage to increased rates of Alzheimer's and depression later in life.

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John Hopkins tests new Brain Pacemaker
John Hopkins tests new Brain Pacemaker

Dr. Samadi appears on Fox News to discuss a groundbreaking new procedure in clinical trials to treat alzheimers disease.  John Hopkins is testing a new brain pacemaker used to stimulate the hippocampus and restore long term and short term memory by promoting glucose metabolism.

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New Mammogram Statistics Raise Concerns
New Mammogram Statistics Raise Concerns

Dr. Samadi appears on Fox News to discuss mammograms and the broader health implications raised by a new study.

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Advances in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
Advances in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

New advances in the fight against breast cancer give women another technique for early detection.  Dr. David Samadi discusses a new bra developed with built in bio sensors that allows for a passive detection of cancer.

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Breast Cancer Research News
Breast Cancer Research News

Dr. David Samadi, top prostate cancer experts, shifts focus to Breast Cancer Awareness Month for October.

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A Cure for Deafness?
A Cure for Deafness?

Dr. David Samadi, leading robotic prostatectomy surgeon discusses new research that may provide a cure for deafness by using stem cells to regenerate the cochlea.  

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Prescriptions Or Natural Remedies?
Prescriptions Or Natural Remedies?

Leading prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, shares a helpful reminder for limiting dependency on prescription medication.

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Fast-Track For Cancer Drugs
Fast-Track For Cancer Drugs

Fox 5 Medical A-Team member and prostate cancer expert, discusses newly announced federal guidelines designed to fast-track the approval of new cancer drug therapies, including the treatment of prostate cancer and breast cancer.

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Qsymia Weight Loss
Qsymia Weight Loss

Dr. David Samadi, talks about the new FDA-approved prescription weight loss drug, Qsymia. In this segment he touches on the pros and cons of weight loss medication and explains that FDA approval comes from a determination that the health benefits of weight loss outweigh the risks of the medication.

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Alzheimer’s News – Gene Therapy
Alzheimer’s News – Gene Therapy

Dr. David Samadi, joins Fox News Sunday House Call to discuss exciting Alzheimer’s disease advancements. Researchers have identified a gene mutation that could protect people from the degenerative gene that causes Alzheimer’s disease.

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New Pen developed to Stop Seizures
New Pen developed to Stop Seizures

Dr. David B Samadi discusses the development and health implications of a newly designed anti seizure pen.

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New HIV Antibody Test
New HIV Antibody Test

Dr. David Samadi,talks about the new home HIV test, the first test of its kind to be available over-the-counter for private home HIV screening. The test used blood or saliva to screen for HIV antibodies and provides accurate results in just 30 minutes.

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New Obesity Weight Loss Drug: Qnexa
New Obesity Weight Loss Drug: Qnexa

Dr. David Samadi, robotic prostate cancer surgeon, discusses the new weight loss drug, Qnexa. Soon to be FDA-approved, the combination drug is made up of phentermine and topiramate. To date, only preliminary studies have been conducted regarding the pill's side effects.

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New Osteoporosis Treatment in Wireless Chip
New Osteoporosis Treatment in Wireless Chip

Prostate cancer specialist Dr. David Samadi shares exciting news about a new wireless drug chip implant currently in a trial phase with osteoporosis patients. The chip, completely implanted just below the waist, releases medication into the system when activated remotely via radiofrequency.

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New Brain Trauma Treatment Found in Flu Medication
New Brain Trauma Treatment Found in Flu Medication

Dr. David Samadi shares information about the use of one-time flu vaccine, amantadine, being used in the treatment of traumatic brain injury. Amantadine is approved for use in patients with Parkinson's disease and has show to significantly improve cognitive skills in those with brain trauma.

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New Rapid Flu Test and Late 2012 Flu Season
New Rapid Flu Test and Late 2012 Flu Season

Dr. Samadi discusses a new, FDA-approved 10-minute flu test. This year's flu season is continuing later than usual, though it most commonly presents as the same two strains as last year, meaning that many people still have immunity.

Typically the flu is diagnosed clinically with consistent symptoms including red eyes, sore throat, muscle aches, fever, and fatigue - all with sudden onset. Tamiflu can be prescribed to speed recovery, which usually takes 7-10 days.

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Innovative Brain Tumor Treatment
Innovative Brain Tumor Treatment

Prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, shares promising news about the treatment of the most aggressive and most deadly brain cancer, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Research is underway to explore the effects of bioengineering brain tumor cells by removing the cells and adding protein. The cells are then reintroduced into the body to help the natural defense system.

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Potential to Grow Custom Organs
Potential to Grow Custom Organs

Doctors David Samadi and Marc Siegel of the FOX News Medical A Team talk about a new breakthrough in organ decellularization that could save thousands of lives.

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Smart Pill Tracks Medication Effects, Dosage
Smart Pill Tracks Medication Effects, Dosage

Doctors David Samadi and Marc Siegel of the FOX News Medical A Team explain a new advancement in pill based treatments, a system which allows patients to track the dosage and effects of their medications right on their computer or cell phone.  As Dr. Samadi explains, the core of this new system is the microchip housing "smart pill". The chip will communicate wirelessly with a patch located on the outside of the patient's stomach, relaying significant events in the body including heart rate, pH levels and the presence of medications in the blood stream.

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Tackling Oral Cancer With New Spit Test
Tackling Oral Cancer With New Spit Test

Doctors David Samadi and Marc Siegel of the FOX News Medical A Team discuss a simple new method of testing for oral cancers, as well as its possible diagnostic and treatment applications.  The new test, developed over the last decade at UCLA, allows doctors to use small amounts of saliva to test the levels of two genes that have been identified as flags for head, neck and even lung cancer.

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New, Faster Test Detects Heart Attacks
New, Faster Test Detects Heart Attacks

High Sensitive Troponin I is a breakthrough, fast-acting blood test for detecting the onset of a heart attack, explains leading robotic prostatectomy specialist, Dr. David Samadi. To be applied in ER settings, the simple blood test can detect a heart attack in just 3 hours, much faster than current tests can.

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Avastin May Delay Progression of Ovarian Cancer
Avastin May Delay Progression of Ovarian Cancer

Dr. David Samadi discusses the new drug, Avastin, for treatment of ovarian cancer. The non-FDA-approved medication has shown effective in delaying ovarian cancer tumor progression by 3 months, though it does not provide any major survival benefit.

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New Pill Converts Fat Without Exercise
New Pill Converts Fat Without Exercise

Dr. David Samadi, robotic prostatectomy surgeon, clarifies role of new drug developed to convert white, unhealthy fat into brown, energy boosting fat in the body - without exercise. As Dr. Samadi explains, the pill cannot replace the benefits of exercise in creating muscle mass, suppressing appetite, reducing osteoporosis risk, and increasing mood.

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Can Stem Cells Prevent Aging?
Can Stem Cells Prevent Aging?

Dr. David Samadi, prostate cancer expert, discusses new stem cell research exploring the impact of stem cell injections on the aging process.

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Erectile Dysfunction Drug, Viagra, Saves Baby Girl
Erectile Dysfunction Drug, Viagra, Saves Baby Girl

After three open-heart surgeries, doctors treating an infant girl born with a severe heart defect found success with Viagra. Dr. David Samadi, prostate cancer expert, explains how Viagra saved her life. As it’s original usage in 1998, Viagra, is an effective treatment for cardiac patients because it contains nitric oxide, an element that causes blood vessels to dilate. By allowing increased blood flow to the heart, pulmonary hypertension is fixed. The future of this baby girl, and of the drug Viagra, is very bright.

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Cracking the Gene Code - High Tech Health
Cracking the Gene Code - High Tech Health

Dr. David Samadi discusses genetic mapping and the role it can play in diagnoses and treatment of various diseases such as cystic fibrosis and breast cancer.

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Dr. Samadi Discusses Advancements in Nanotechnology and Future Benefits in Treating Cancer
Dr. Samadi Discusses Advancements in Nanotechnology and Future Benefits in Treating Cancer

Dr. Samadi discusses advancements in nanotechnology and how this will change how we view medicine in the future - from replacing antibiotics to new methods of detecting and treating cancer.

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