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Sunday House Call, #498, August 3, 2014

Sunday House Call, #498, August 3, 2014   Topics today include: The Lancet study concludes that blood thinners during pregnancy do not prevent blood clots in women at risk for them, questions about endoscopy, migraine treatments, prolia for osteoporosis, and dietary influences on bowel function.  

Sunday House Call, #497, July 27, 2014; Pharmacogenomics arrives in Ottawa

Sunday House Call, #497, July 27, 2014; Pharmacogenomics arrives in Ottawa   The Ottawa Hospital and the Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA) announced this past week the opening of Ottawa’s first lab devoted to treating and studying the genetics of cancer. Dr. Bryan Lo, who most recently worked in the Department of Research at […]

Sunday House Call, #496, July 20, 2014

Sunday House Call, #496, July 20, 2014 Topics today include: Safety of decongestants in an 85 year-old man, profuse sweating, review of effects of hypertension, and approach to a woman with a goiter.

Sunday House Call, #495, July 13, 2014

Sunday House Call, #495, July 13, 2014   Topics today include:Sleep apnea, red circle rash on skin, vasectomy study and prostate cancer risk, and narcolepsy.  

Sunday House Call, #494, July 6, 2014

Sunday House Call, #494, July 6, 2014   Topics today include:Burning feet and legs, kidney stones, treatment of psoriasis, and what is angina?  

Sunday House Call, #492, June ,22 2014

Sunday House Call, #492, June ,22 2014   Topics today include: Should hospitals and doctors be rated to help patients choose who provides their surgery and care? Your questions about a 71 year-old man with increasing fatigue and diminished exercise capacity, withdrawing from benzodiazepines like clonazepam, biotin supplements lack evidence for efficacy, thyroid disease and […]

Sunday House Call, #491, June 15, 2014: Remembering my friend Paul Conway

Sunday House Call, #491, June 15, 2014   Topics today include: healing time after falling, MRSA, Bone pain with radioactive iodine treatment, salt intake recommendations and swollen legs. My thoughts about my close friend Paul Conway who died this week from cancer.  

Sunday House Call, #490, June 8, 2014

Sunday House Call, #490, June 8, 2014   Topics today include:Exposing newborns to dirt, bacteria and allergens may result in lower allergy and asthma risk, study demonstrates that persistence increases a child’s consumption of vegetables, and your questions about osteoarthritis, allergy and tolernce, babies and pollen exposure, and meningioma.  

Sunday House Call, #489, June 1, 2014: Chocolate milk as a sports recovery drink? Industry says Yes!

Sunday House Call, #489, June 1, 2014   Topics today include: The chocolate milk study rife with bias and industry support, evidence for electrolyte replacement drinks after exercise, burning feet, protein drinks, and psoriasis treatment success.  

Sunday House Call, #488, May 25, 2014

Sunday House Call, #488, May 25, 2014   Topics today include:Low testosterone, Pradaxa questions with respect to dental procedures, measures of kidney function, and ER wait times  

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