Posts Tagged ‘disease prevention’

Dr Michael A. Smith, Life Extension Senior Health Scientist, to Discuss Disease Prevention and Treatment

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

 

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“The country doctor with a city education,” that’s how Dr. Michael A. Smith’s many devoted fans describe him. Senior health scientist and health and wellness media personality for Life Extension® — the world’s leading organization dedicated to extending the healthy human life span — Dr. Smith is an author and blogger, creates and conducts webinars and appears in informational health and wellness videos. His engaging ability to present complex medical topics, be it diabetes, migraines, food sensitivity or weight management, in a clear, conversational manner has won him a sizable following of anti-aging and disease-prevention enthusiasts.

 Also known as “Dr. Mike,” for more than six years, he has worked at Life Extension in a variety of capacities, including as a health advisor, clinical information trainer and specialist and keynote speaker for the company’s monthly lecture series.

 Dr. Smith was a recurring guest in 2012 on The Suzanne Show with Suzanne Somers on the Lifetime Network, appeared on Gem of the Caribbean, a television show dedicated to disease prevention and is currently seen in several regional infomercials as an expert guest. He is also heard on numerous syndicated national health radio shows. He hosts Healthy Talk radio on www.RadioMD.com and has completed a book on the dietary supplement pyramid that will be in distribution March 2014.

 Most recently he contributed to Martha Stewart’s Whole Living website as well as health articles on Examiner.com, About.com, and Expert Beacon. He has been a guest lecturer for numerous anti-aging organizations in South Florida and in his spare time, Dr. Smith manages several content-based medical websites that reach out to his legion of health-conscious fans.

 Before joining Life Extension, Dr. Smith worked for the global pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca as a cardiovascular medical science liaison. A spokesman for AstraZeneca’s phase-3 clinical trial programs, he traveled throughout the U.S. presenting study results to cardiology groups and university centers.

 A graduate of the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Smith completed an internship in internal medicine at the University of Utah and a residency in radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

 

Many Health Risks Reduced by Regular Exercise

Friday, November 26th, 2010

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There has been much research published in the past on the effects of regular exercise on preventing many health concerns. However, the following is reported here because the authors reviewed 40 of the most important recent papers and summarized the findings from these reports. Published in the International Journal of Clinical Practice the authors concluded thatwith the exception of not smoking, regular exercise is the most important lifestyle change an individual interested in maintaining his health can make. This change could reduce the risk of developing about 25 physical or mental conditions such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, haemorrhagic stroke, osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes, obesity, dementia and premature death. Recommendations for the frequency and type of exercise, thet age at which it should start, and other important information is provided. For those health conscious readers who wish to improve their health the article is recommended. See the following link for the full report.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1742-1241.2010.02478.x/pdf