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About Doctor Raman

Dr. Raman Mehrzad, MD, is a medical doctor, scientist, author, professional speaker and businessman presently living in beautiful northeastern state of Connecticut. “Dr. Raman”, as he is typically called, was born in Tehran, Iran, and moved to Sweden at the age of two. After primary and high school, he pursued a Bachelors of Science degree in Biological Science, Mathematics and Programming. Upon graduation, he was accepted to medical school at the University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Academy, and was honored to be one of the youngest students ever accepted to this prestigious university program. In parallel with his medical studies, Dr. Raman joined a research team at the institution for Biomedicine at age 19, and pursued four years of laboratory research on the subject of viral replication and infection in humans. After graduating from medical school in 2012, he was one of a few select doctors to be accepted to a position in the highly-competitive medical residency training system here in the United States. As a result, Dr. Raman was simultaneously offered research positions at Massachusetts General Hospital, along with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, both of which are official hospitals of the Harvard Medical School. He recently graduated in June 2015 from his Internal Medicine residency program at a Tufts University School of Medicine -affiliated hospital and is currently practicing specialty medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital.
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Should you take an aspirin daily as a preventive measure?

By |July 1st, 2016|

If you are having a heart attack, chewing a full-strength aspirin tablet can be a lifesaving move. If you have heart disease, have had a heart attack or stroke, or are at very high risk for having one, […]

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What’s so good about Vitamin C

By |June 30th, 2016|

Vitamin C is a water soluble vitamin, capable of leaving the body through the urine by binding to water and thereby can be removed from the body in a fast fashion.  Water-soluble vitamins dissolve in water.  Leftover amounts […]

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10 incredible and healthful benefits of Quinoa

By |June 29th, 2016|

What is all the hype and hysteria about a grain that is so difficult to pronounce?  When I first came across Quinoa (KEEN-wah), I, like probably many others, thought it was supposed to be pronounced “kee•noah”.  Little did […]

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7 important health benefits of CoQ10

By |June 28th, 2016|

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a substance similar to a vitamin.  It is found in every cell of the body, and in fact, your body actually produces CoQ10 – and your cells use it to produce energy your body […]

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What is the benefit of Vitamin D in Multiple Sclerosis?

By |June 24th, 2016|

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a serious neurological disease that is difficult to diagnose and also challenging to manage.  People with the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) generally suffer from vitamin D deficiency. A low level of vitamin D is related to […]

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Stem cell transplants promote recovery in model of Parkinson’s Disease

By |June 23rd, 2016|

My name is Bert, a good friend of Dr. Raman’s, and my father has mid-term Parkinson’s Disease.

Basically he’s wasting away.  And although the progression of his disease is fairly slow, when I see him on a day-to-day basis, I […]

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Curcumin shows promise in pancreatic cancer treatment study

By |June 22nd, 2016|

? WHAT IS CURCUMIN?

Curcumin is the active ingredient in the traditional herbal remedy and dietary spice known as turmeric.  It is the principal curcuminoid of turmeric – a member of the ginger family.  It is a potent anti-inflammatory and cancer […]

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Summer’s officially here … so how much water do I need to drink?

By |June 21st, 2016|

The Down Low on H2O

We human beings are all roughly 66.666% H2O (water).

It makes up about three-quarters of our lean body mass, about 10% of our fat, and in terms of the amount of time we could live without […]

How important REALLY is exercise in our daily lives?

By |June 20th, 2016|

Physical activity has shown to be associated with reduced risks of coronary heart disease and stroke. Studies have also suggested that physical activity is associated with heart failure development.
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This study investigated if total physical activity, as well as […]

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What is Phosphorus and why is it important to our bodies?

By |June 17th, 2016|

Phosphorus is a mineral and a nutrient as well.  The health benefits of phosphorous make it an important constituent of any diet.  Phosphorus is an important constituent of human bones, meaning that it would be impossible to one function normally without […]