Best Docs Network Houston January 12 2014

It’s a call that’s telling me I’m here to serve. It’s a need to make a difference in the world. 24 hours day or night these healing hands will make it right. Looking in their eyes I know that I’m changing lives, changing lives, changing lives for the better, for the better, changing lives. Hello […]

Asthma

Asthma is a lung disease that inflames and narrows your airways. Normally, as you inhale air moves freely through your trachea, or windpipe then through large tubes called bronchi smaller tubes called bronchioles and finally into tiny sacs called alveoli. Small blood vessels, called capillaries, surround your alveoli. Oxygen from the air you breathe passes […]

My 300lbs Weight Loss Left Me With 13lbs Of Loose Skin

JOHN ALLAIRE: When I was about 20 years old, the doctor couldn’t weigh me and I had to go get weighed on a commercial scale in the back of a fish market and I was 540 lbs and that now I am having way more loose skin than I ever expected. JOHN ALLAIRE: It’s one […]

A Grandma Ate Cookie Dough For Lunch Every Week. This Is What Happened To Her Bones.

A Grandma Ate Cookie Dough Every Week For Lunch. This Is What Happened To Her Bones. CC is a 78 year old woman, presenting to the emergency room with night sweats, hot flashes, and insomnia. She tells the admitting nurse that she had unintentionally lost at least 25 pounds over the last 2 months. CC […]

The Woman Who Constantly Smells Of Fish

FAYSAL BASHIR: She usually smells sort of quite oniony. It’s quite a strong smell. For some reason I thought it was called ‘fishiyatitus.’ COMM: Radiographer Kelly Fidoe-White has an unusual metabolic condition with a rather unpleasant symptom. KELLY FIDOE-WHITE: The main scientific name for it is Trimethylaminuria. It’s also known as Fish Odour Syndrome. COMM: […]

Dragon’s Blood Could Save Your Life

When you think medicine, chances are that these come to mind rather than these. What you might not realize is that a lot of times, potential drugs and other really useful compounds come from some truly bizarre places in nature. Today we’re looking at why these three unlikely animals might just save your life one […]