Sunday, December 10, 2017

Monday, December 11th, 2017 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio

Between the holidays and a brief computer scare (but its better now), a brief update on tomorrows show.  Dr. Catarina Oneto  will be joining us for a joyous hour of gastroenterology. Then, wondering about the health benefits of vegan/vegetarian?  Many athletes are doing it.  Should we.  Join me and Dr. Heidi Lynch of Point Loma Nazarene University.  Questions? Call us at 1-877-NYU-DOCS! We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask (or tweet) me any medical questions on any topic at all.  Anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Monday, December 4th, 2017 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio



The holiday season is upon us! But what about the Grinch, whose heart was three sizes too small? Join me and Dr. Anthony Tobia of the Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as we talk about Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy.  Yes, you are going have to listen to find out what it is.

After that we will have Gastroenterology Update,where I will tell you the latest and greatest in the world of digestive disease and answer your GI questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.

Speaking of holidays and gastroenterology, for those of us with IBS, now may not be the moment you want to eat your aunt's fruitcake. Or her eggnog.  Join me and Dr. William Chey of the University of Michigan as we talk about IBS and the Holidays.

We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical question at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me! Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or send me a tweet.


Sunday, November 26, 2017

Monday, November 27th, 2017 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!



I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.  I have restarted my diet and am ready to get going with a great show tomorrow.  Starting with a scary, yet inspiring story.  Join me as I speak with doctor, author and patient Dr. Rana Adwish, of the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit as we speak about her near death experience and her new book: In Shock: My Journey from Death to Recovery and the Redemptive Power of Hope.

After that We will have GI Update, where I will tell you the latest and greatest in the world of digestive disease and answer your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

It's college application time, parents.  My youngest is doing it as we speak, and the Tums and Tylenol are flowing freely in the Breite house.  Join me and Dr. Patrick O'Connor, PhD, the Associate Dean of college counseling at the Cranbrook Kingswood School  in Bloomfield Hills, MI and the author of College is Yours 2.0: Preparing, Applying, and Paying for Colleges Perfect for You.  Find out how to relieve the stress of your senior, your spouse and your self!

We will end the show, as always, with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask or tweet me any questions.  Anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me! Give me a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Monday, November 20th 2017 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio


Its right before Thanksgiving and we have food and drink on our minds.  Dr. Knut Lundin of The University of Oslo will be joining us to talk about Celiac (Coeliac for folks in Europe) disease. Dr. Kundin is also the aut

After that we will have digestive disease Update, where I will tell you the latest and greatest in the world of gastroenterology and answer your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

While Thanksgiving is not known as a drinking holiday, lots of us have that relative who always seems to have a wee bit to much to drink.  Or maybe a bit more.  Curiously, some people seem to react severely even to a single sip.  Join me as I speak with Dr. Howard Edenberg, PhD, of Indiana University School of Medicine.  Dr. Edenberg studies the genetics of alcoholism and how alcohol exposure affects gene expression in the brain.  He also helped elucidate the Alcohol Flush Reaction, where people turn blotchy or red after having a drink.

We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any question on any medical topic at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give a call at 1-877-DOCS or send me a tweet!

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Monday, November 13th on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio


Another quick update.  Our first order of business is mast cells.  Mast what?  Find out with me and Doctor Anne Maitland.  After that it will be Open Office from 8:30 to 10 AM ET, with a bit of research thrown in.  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or send me a tweet with your medical questions!

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Monday, November 6th, 2017 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!


Are you a runner? Its Marathon Day here in NYC and we are going to be talking running on Doctor Radio Tomorrow!  Dr. Steven Simons, MD, FACSM, will be joining us to talk about runners health, particularly of the GI tract. If you are a runner or athlete and have noticed some digestive changes when you exercise, let us know at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

After that we will have GI update, where I will expand the conversation to all things gastroenterology.  Give me a call or tweet with your digestive questions.

The brain gut axis. Lots of research.  Still not a lot of direct medical knowledge.  But definitely worth pondering!  Join me and science journalist Scott C. Anderson as we talk about psychobiotics.  No, its not crazy bacteria.

We will end the show, as usual, with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical questions on any topic at all. Anything your forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Monday, October 29, 2017 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!


A brief note to let you know that we have a heck of a pre-Halloween show planned tomorrow.  Since we want to get to Trick or Treating, we're going to start off with office hours: a complete hour of Ask Doctor Ira.  Call me with your medical questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS. Anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!

Halloween is about scary, and who isn't scared of something (clowns, spiders).  We will be talking with psychologist Dr. Julie Pike about anxieties, fears, Halloween and, well spiders. 
Phobias? Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.

Vampires? Nah. But, porphyria? Maybe! We will talking with University of Utah Professor Dr. John Phillips about this rare, but fascinating, disease of the blood.

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