A lot of times when you read new health info on the internet, you have to take it with a grain of salt.
Well Eric Lipton helps shed some new light on just how bad that can get with his piece at the NYT on the shadowy showdown between the Sugar and Corn Industries and their operators (which hopefully doesn’t include the Rutgers work on Soda).
The digest reads abit like one of those old “Spy Vs. Spy” cartoons,…
• Source: NYT-Rival Industries Sweet-Talk the Public
In a study led by Dr. Sylvane Desrivières at King’s College in London, her team has found one of the first genes positively linked to Intelligence. …Maybe some day you Will be able to “Fix Stupid”?
Now NPTN wasn’t responsible for a lot of total IQ variance. -But its impairment Was correlated with an odd thinnness in the left half of the brain’s frontal+temporal cortexes;
Why that matters: In general, a thicker outer layer of “Grey Matter” is…
So this interesting study came out echoing some previous thoughts on fast-carbs, and ultimately supported the idea of eating your fruit instead of drinking it.
One of the more clever things it Did do, was to note that some fruits more than others were associated with health problems like Diabetes.
But some of the other things it wasn’t really focused on, was to suggest reasons Why, or to fill in too many of the blanks.
So on that note, here are a few thoughts on it you might want to consider:…
Even before Elizabeth Gould said, “PTUI!” to all the fixed-brain-cellers out there, I read an article on the subject ASAP tackles here that concluded the fast 3D FPS-style games with many crucial details required to complete a mission, raised activity in several brain regions, and ultimately, -intelligence.
Probably around the publish-date of this one by WSJ about the UMich Study.
–This was especially true for the type of player that got good at finding all the…
So there’s this great site about possible side-effects following a course of the Cipro antibiotic, called Surviving Cipro.
I found it while researching fixes for the ones I experienced awhile ago.
And I’ll +/-duplicate a comment I put there over here.
-Because I ran into what might be an interesting tool in the fight to get your health back after ‘getting Floxed’.
Fast-forward to a few months ago: I’d started drinking tea instead of coffee.
After awhile it got a little boring, so I ventured further out into the weirder and more interesting ones they had at the supermarket.
And it turns out one of them was this stuff called…
Very similar to RadioLab’s story-most-likely-to-make-you-cry, “Finding Emilie”, Cambridge’s Dr. Srivas Chennu and his team from around the world have discovered something interesting about so-called ‘vegetative’ patients.
Some of them can hear, understand, and respond to: Exactly what you’re saying to them.
They are ‘locked-in’ but definitely still ‘there’.
Now, the EEG+fMRI results weren’t the same for the majority of the subjects tested, and not all of the 4 big-responders reacted the same way…
University of Cambridge
So in a surprisingly-functional proposed ruling set to take effect in 2016, the FDA seems poised to +/-ban antibacterial soaps that show no definite efficacy over the average bear.
-Especially those that contain Triclosan and Triclocarban.
In this spot from the Leonard Lopate Show, Leonard interviews ASU Global Sustainability professor Dr. Rolf Halden on the subject and the revelations are pretty surprising.
It turns out these 50′s-era antimicrobials not only work by disrupting the microorganisms, but they also disrupt…