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[ed. note: Michael Jorrin, who I dubbed “Doc Gumshoe” years ago, is a longtime medical writer (not a doctor) who writes for us a couple times a month about health issues, marketing, and trends. He does not typically focus on specific investment opportunities, but has agreed to our trading restrictions… as with all of our […]

[ed note: Michael Jorrin is longtime medical writer who has been sharing his thoughts with our readers as “Doc Gumshoe” for several years (he’s not a doctor, I gave him the name). He generally covers medical and health news and sometimes health promotions and hype, but he rarely opines about investments or specific stocks. All […]

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    For the ‘bipolar aspect’ of your message .... look into this Canadian company that will parlay with your medical doc...

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    Do any of these teasers address the fact that people can grow their own for their own use? They can (& should be a...

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    Great information. I hadn't used B vitamins for mental acuity, but have used nootropics with lecithin... any informatio...

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    Thanks, Doc for the info. I never thought about B vitamins for mental acuity, but have taken nootropics with lecithin. ...

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    Does my flue shot contain aluminum? Most likely it does. How about mercury? So, for the 35th year in a row, I'll pass. ...

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    "...individuals who had received at least one flu shot during this period had an 18% lower overall risk of death from an...

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    I really think that the CBD without some amounts of THC are not enough to quell arthritis pain, nerve pain etc. There n...

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    Good information. I do not accept any study unless I know who is behind it. Ever wonder why over 50% of these studies ...

  • LongOnLife

    I don't think Doc G. has ignored anything nor has he acted as you describe. So you have an axe to grind with big pharma?...

  • Michael Jorrin,

    To all citizens of Gumshoe Nation who posted comments, many thanks, regardless of what quarter of the compass was their ...

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    From my reading, you're still missing a few things. I appears that there are actually five things that have to be balanc...

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    Taking calcium supplements carries a high risk of causing harmful calcification in nooks and crannies of the body. If yo...

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    I could write a book on diet, health and exercise. It's unbelievable to me how addicted and trusting people are to their...

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    Thanks Doc, For many of us who have loved ones with cancer, arthritis, etc, etc, we are searching for the Holy Grail, ...

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    Big Pharma can't even cure a common cold and we expect them to be able to cure a plague? More silly nonsense like findi...

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    Important, but not mentioned in the comprehensive article above, is the importance of keeping one's immune system in top...

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    You mention folic acid ! Google 5~MTHF. The synthetic folate/folic acid in vitamins, supplements and processed foods (f...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Hi Ira: Wow....all of us want to be you. I'd say the magic in you isn't so much good genes though clearly you've got hig...

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    The over use of energy drinks loaded with B vitamins really concerns me. My son drinks 3 to 4 red bulls a day. Can't be ...

  • SoGiAm

    #TheConversation, Search analysis, research, academics… Academic rigor, journalistic flair What #supplements do #S...

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    . Your comment reminded me of a report from Cambodia that Beriberi (caused by a deficiency in thiamine, a B1 vitamin fo...

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    The author Dr. David Eifrig does not like any negative criticism or negative feedback. If you do, they bully you and can...

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    arch1 - I know this brand is neither Dr. KSS nor my favorite tipple, but I read this earlier today and you'd think I'D h...

  • JohnM

    Comment Link: https://www.stockgumshoe.com/2017/06/oncotutorial/comment-page-22/#comment-4948291 Author: xmandave ...

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    Doc, I take 1/2 of a men's multi-vitamin daily, on the premise that it may smooth out variations in my diet. So that wo...

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    HI, Iknow youall are talking graphite, and money makers have noprejudice, but, now don't kick me in the as. but have yo...

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    Michael, Thank you for your well balanced even keeled review of the Dr. Sears promotion. As with several of your...

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    This is why people look so miserable when you tell them that vitamins don't work. They never really wanted to save that ...

  • JohnM

    Author: Roger Comment: Dave. Posted the article re vitamins and supplements but make no claim to any expertise but ...

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    Dave. Posted the article re vitamins and supplements but make no claim to any expertise but pretty much agree with Dr. ...

  • JohnM

    Author: mvssysprog Comment: Roger, I do agree with you about the use of megadoses of vitamins and minerals, but with...

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    Roger, I do agree with you about the use of megadoses of vitamins and minerals, but with respect, Indian Ayurveda and Tr...

  • JohnM

    7.9.17 Roger Re vitamins and supplements also in accord with my recollections of Dr. KSS’s comments: One of the g...

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    Re vitamins and supplements also in accord with my recollections of Dr. KSS's comments: One of the greatest triumphs ...

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    Dr KSS, This is a wonderful recap of cancer from many perspectives. There was something within it that I haven't heard ...

  • JohnM

    4/13/14 Dr. KSS MD PhD Greenfire: the key thing about vitamin D is that it MAY do something and clearly above all else...

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    testing for D3 levels by routine should be mandatory here in Nordics. Some believe that for especially elderly people ha...

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    Tried Albion "magnesium bisglycinate chelate buffered" from Swanson. I assume that's the same thing. Couldn't tolerate t...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Hi Lump: the idea of youthful vigour being restored to the elderly by transfusion of blood or blood products from the yo...

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    As a long term sufferer of inflammation ( I am over 80 years of age), with decades of High Blood Pressure frequently ove...

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    Memories of Life Extension circa 1980 by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw. At their minimum they give you far more detail to...

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    yes Arch, I found it very curious and asked myself why when I saw two different family pet dogs down on the beach ( Tofi...

  • arch1

    In regard to the GMO story this is more media deception and sensationalism. We probably have no food grown anywhere t...

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    Not sure what your intention was in responding ...... Let's try a little redirect for clarification....and the "origi...

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    Thank you for the article. The whole field of supplements is torturous for non-medical consumers. I've been through th...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Pete: those are all what I'd call good Main Street options in lupus, and in fact I like the progression from drug to dr...

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    NYTimes article on B12 deficiency and as protection for the aging brain. I know Doc's only high on certain vitamins and...

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    Pretty freakin scary! I've dumped hundreds over the years into Puritan's P for supplements... Now I wonder just what wa...

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    Agree that supplements and vitamins are way overhyped but surprising to hear you say that Vitamin D is in a class of its...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Many of you, especially those who have been following our biotech musings since they began in March 2014, know that I am...

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    Herpes simplex which I/we have. I was helping Calbiochem, bought out by us vitamins, to see if 5-Iododeoxyuridine could ...

  • arch1

    Lulu where do you disagree? If I am ignorant of something or just wrong please help me correct. I am not in favor of bli...

  • arch1

    The dose makes the poison. A tiny bit of Arsenic has been found to strengthen the immune system and increase life span...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    To Don Bright (skippy48) above: Don, I'd see what eyedoc says about those vitamins in the context of ARMD. My personal v...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Joe: prenatal vitamins are reasonable....the main goal there is prevention of neural tube defects with folic acid 1 mg d...

  • AC/DC

    Re: Vitamins What a great post doc. Thanks again for a good laugh in the middle of the day :-)...

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    For skippy48 (re Post 30 above). Recommend that you check out the following site: http://www.drugs.com This si...

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    Hi Archie, i meant to write MIMS ( for medical information ) NOT - MIMMS. I posed my question because over the pas...

  • arch1

    skippy in your mention of MIMMS do you mean Major Incident Medical Management Support? If so I am unfamiliar with that p...

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    Donald, I think that your question needs to be broader than you have framed it in confining it to "vitamins and minerals...

  • arch1

    Skippy I am not in medical profession but I am fairly well read and I can think of no book telling of minerals and vitam...

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    Thank you Benjammin for directing me to this site for an answer to my question on the Stock gumshoe site, I hope it work...

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    Loved the article as usual. This subscription is a godsend. I have a question to pose to the brilliant medical membe...

  • Patricia

    Cravings indicate something is wrong which needs correcting (not a drug). We can start with this radical concept: that y...

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    Dr. KSS recommends taking a magnesium glycinate supplement. I've found a 200mg per pill one by KAL Vitamins (daily dose...

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    Does anyone have any thoughts about Vitamin B as it might affect plaque or circulation? I got involved with Shaklee b...

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    I'm surprised that the word "vitamin" does not appear in the article. According to the Mayo Clinic website: "Vitamin ...

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    Great article/post Michael. Does anyone on here have background and interest in bringing proprietary supplements to ma...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    While the tx interval is only two years, and there are many possible explanations for the data, It is certainly not a bo...

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    I haven't found any underarm deodorants that don't have aluminum in them. Do you know of any? I think I have even seen ...

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    "the concoctions of the foodprocessors/packagers that remove most of the naturally occurring vitamins, minerals and enzy...

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    re $GERN (no position) IF pigs could fly . . . When Dr. KSS last addressed the subject (ZED files thread), he had thi...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Glenn: there's much more back story to NephroGenex than people realize. Their drug, in the reckoning of most is merel...

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    Larry,a couple of comments 1,we have seen this kind of crap pulled before 2, Adam has a background as a journalist but s...

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    Not an investment question, but a medical one that I'd love your take on. I know you're not a fan of vitamins (save for...

  • arch1

    Ben thank you for the post,I am in the age group generally losing some vision quality. I believe that our eyes are high...

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    Eydoc: thank you muchly for this! Of particular interest to me as you know. I currently have no macular degeneration bu...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    The telomerase argument is intellectually vapid and very flawed. I have explained on 5-6 occasions in the last year in t...

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    Dr. KSS: I actually started to post this yesterday before everyone ELSE got the same idea - very clearly a Great Minds m...

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    1. I'm with those who think that Stockgumshoe should stick to its core interest - tracking down and discussing those pro...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Allison: My usual view, for normal patients, is that there is no role for vitamins except for vitamin D3. But you are no...

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    Dr. KSS: I do have IBD, in fact: I have the trifecta: Crohn's, UC and IBS (which adds in the mental component just to ma...

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    You know ... there are some days where I think I need an Amsler Grid for my HEAD! I address Dr. KSS and I DON'T give a ...

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    Dr. KSS et. al: You've opined on vitamins before, and having done my maximum due diligence and still having questions, I...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Hi Steve: Thanks for reading and posting. I am sorry to hear that your father succumbed, and that as a mode of dying jus...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    John: sorry, very sorry, to hear that. A devastating diagnosis, and still what provokes it (immune-mediated destruction ...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Thanks Peter, and well said. One of the issues with my own kind of patient is that they are people (liver disease folks)...

  • Myron Martin

    I am happy to admit that Michael Jorrin is more moderate than I thought on first impression. I wholeheartedly agree that...

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    I have to put in my two paws as well......coming from a farming comminuty, the cats caught mice n birds, the dogs caught...

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    Just an FYI related to VET Bills going up. Cats should never be fed DRY FOOD of any kind. This comes from the inventor...

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    As to your laughter at high dose intravenous Vit C check this out form Web MD which is hardly biased toward alternative ...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Hi Stephen: it's probably not harming you. There was quite a good study in the journal Cell this past February that I ha...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Bruce: my point was a medical one: that the belief system of Hobby Lobby proprietors is inconsistent with data, does not...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Mary: if you go over to PubMed and enter "IUD mechanisms" it will give you dozens of papers on the subject. At the left,...

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    DR, Unbelievable work to get Peter French to response. Impressive and great to see those lines of communication have b...

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    Thank you, Dr. KSS, for your kindness and the lesson on vitamins!...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Here is a long post. It is a new review in Nature about the state of nutrient science. It doesn't necessarily have any n...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Want to buy some magic beans, Douglas? Green coffee enema for your colon cancer? The doctors are not the enemy. The enem...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Thanks oleg. That's quite sad what your son and you are going through. Aplastic anemia usually strikes somewhat younger ...

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