EP 821 News of the Week

Summary: Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.
Air Date: 1/10/17
Duration: 17:39
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
EP 821 News of the Week
In this episode, Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know, including the following topics: 

  • Scientists say the clock of aging may be reversed with genetic engineering.
  • Genetic testing may spur healthier habits for a short term.
  • A handful of nuts per day may reduce risk of disease (heart disease, cancer, diabetes, respiratory diseases, etc.).
  • The many health benefits of optimism.
  • Recent headline suggests a link between long-term pain reliever use and hearing loss. Dr. Roizen calls BS: "bad science."
  • Brain activity may predict falls in older adults.