So we’ve all seen Arnold Schwarzenegger’s favorite insecure narcissist (no not the cleaning-woman), Jamie-Lee Curtis hinting at the tectonic detonations that must be occurring in her GI-tract on a daily basis.
Well Thank God, a few crafty researchers at Vanderbilt have addressed a far more serious problem than scorched neighbor-hedges as the result of morning yoga downward-dog in Malibu.
The Sean Davies team has come up with a very-possible One-Pill-Cure to: … Obesity!
As you might imagine…
So clearly, The Goog is just jealous of code genius, Brittany Wenger’s Neural Networks.
And to that end, they are creating another “Moonshot” project out of their X-Division, similar to “Calico”
This one is set to be something like the Charles Darwin of the human genome. -But to an end.
Maybe one day, there will be a more blown-out version of NatGeo’s Geno 2.0 targeted at health, but right now Google wants to map the paradigm of the ideal healthy person’s genome in a project they’re calling “Baseline”…
So awhile back, we told you the miraculous story of Dr. Anderson & how he was able to beat a rare form of The Big C with a very clever proxy-war.
-Using a virus.
Just the way giving yourself Malaria actually cures Syphilis. Especially if you love the crazy.
Well buckle your seatbelts ladies, because the chessmasters of medicine have done it again and freaking WON! against another rare form of cancer.
Dr. Stephen Russell and his team…
I’ll leave it as an exercise for the reader to check out the full list of lifehack-style products & service innovations over at design-juggernaut IDEO,
-But By Far, my favorite of the bunch is the Snow White Evil Queen/Ghost of Christmas Yet-To-Come -style Aging Mirror.
I don’t know how far out they wanted to take the concept in its proposed future technological reach.
-But [at least in its most-blown-out-future-form] this could take a whole host of…
The Gray Mirror
Here, ASAP talks about common tropes, urban myths, or just plain zombie-information that keeps resurfacing about the complicated majesty inside your noggin.
You could probably find each part of their list somewhere on Snopes, to be sure.
They talk about how much & what type of damage drugs and alcohol do to your brain, how much of it you use, the Right-Brain/Left-Brain Creative Vs. Logical meme, and a few others.
Would have been nice if they got into just a little more detail on…
It’s a very handy service they announced, where you can get your nutrition facts for over 1,000 types of different food straight from a web-search or an app. -Sweet!
And much like other web services like the previous leader, CalorieKing, you can change portion-sizes for exactly what you want.
Even better than CK, you can also ask it to tell you the carbs, fat, protein contents & a few other specs on the food you’re looking-up; -straight from the searchbox, without sifting first. -Better UX!
However, this is mostly…
InsideSearch-Introducing Nutrition Info
For that small minority of civilians out there that have wondered what a given doctor-critter was saying on TV, in-print, online, -anywhere; The Medical Library Association has put out a guide just for you.
It’s basically in the format of a small, pamphletized Dictionary with whole & partial terms, prefixes & suffixes, all under each starting-letter and a short, plain-english explanation underneath…
Deciphering Medspeak-Resources List