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  • Dr. Rahul Jandial and the New Weight Loss Drug Contrave

    Dr Jandial looks at the drug Contrave which was recently approved by the FDA for morbidly obese people to help them lose weight.  The drug is a combination of an antidepressant and an anti-addiction drug.  Serious side effects include increased risks of heart attack and possible suicidal thoughts. For more reading on this topic click here or here.  

  • OFF THE CHART With Dr. Jandial- A Close Medical Look at House M.D.

  • Dr Rahul Jandial and Anesthesia, Surgery and Age

    The wake of the hospitalization of comedienne Joan Rivers, who went into cardiac arrest during a minor medical procedure last week, Dr. Jandial looks at the complications anesthesia and surgery for older people (65 plus).  He answers the question of whether the risk of anesthesia outweighs the risk of surgery for older people. For more reading on this topic: What You Need To Know When It Comes To Surgery Age Is Just Part Of Equation Surgery On Older Patients   […]

  • Dr. Rahul Jandial and Robotic Surgery Versus Traditional Open Surgery

    Dr. Rahul Jandial joined the KTLA 5 Morning News to discuss robotic surgery versus traditional open surgery preformed by doctors. Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D.  is an Assistant Professor | Division of Neurosurgery at City of Hope Cancer Center  &  Beckman Research Institute For more reading on this topic: Study: Robotic Surgery Isn’t Any Better Than Traditional Surgery Gynecologists Question Use Of Robotic Surgery For Hysterectomies  

  • OFF THE CHART: Dr. Jandial Takes a Close Look at Scenes from ‘The Knick’ and ‘Royal Pains’

  • Dr. Jandial on Synthetic Marijuana and What Parents and Teens Should Know

    Surgeon and Scientist Dr. Rahul Jandial joined us live to talk about synthetic marijuana and what parents and teens should know about the copycat cannabis.

  • The Truth About Hospital Rankings


  • Dr. Jandial and the Increase in Fatty Liver disease in Obese Children

    Despite major gains in fighting hepatitis C and other chronic liver conditions, public health officials are now faced with a growing epidemic of liver disease that is tightly linked to the obesity crisis.In the past two decades, the prevalence of the disease, known as nonalcoholic fatty liver, has more than doubled in teenagers and adolescents, and climbed at a similar rate in adults. Studies based on federal surveys and diagnostic testing have found that it occurs in about 10 percent […]

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    Dr. Jandial Talks About FDA’s Advice on Eating Fish During Pregnancy

    Surgeon and scientist Dr. Rahul Jandial joined us live to discuss the FDA and EPA’s advice that suggests children and pregnant women to eat more fish. FDA and EPA issue draft updated advice for fish consumption: The draft updated advice cautions pregnant or breastfeeding women to avoid four types of fish that are associated with high mercury levels: tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico; shark; swordfish; and king mackerel. In addition, the draft updated advice recommends limiting consumption of white […]