Lively Up -Yo- Self! PsychoBiotics Suggests Possible Anxiety, Depression, Other Mental Health Fixes. -From Yogurt

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So we’ve told you about the Human Micro-Biome here before.

That collection of microbes on & in us doesn’t just sit there, it affects us.

And so far it looks connected to at-least stress, heart-disease, and obesity.

Well Scientists have done a few more experiments and it turns out, just like the crazy-cat-lady-disease, the microbiome can also affect…

-your MIND!

How?…

Video: VitaPerk, Two Great Things Together: Vitamin-Power And Coffee


 
Why should the Red Bull and Monster guys get to have all the fun and profit?

The now-insolvent 50 Cent helped give you vitamins in your water. Red Bull gives you wings.

…So why not put a little more kick into the drink most Americans use for a boost anyway?…

FDA Makes Product Warnings On NSAID Painkillers Even Sterner

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First it was our old friend Vioxx that caused about 140,000 heart attacks in the early 2000s.

As a result, the FDA began warning people about the risk of heart attack and stroke with this class of meds as far back as 2005.

Still further, it seems biotech researchers suspected those risks for as-long-as 15 years; at least in high-dose cases.

Well Now: The FDA is putting its foot down still further and ramping up warnings on even garden variety…

Video: ASAPScience Asks, Can We Genetically Improve Intelligence?


 
And as a great companion video to the Vsauce post, ASAPScience asks if we can improve not our Strength or Speed, but our Intelligence through genetic means, and what people are already doing about it.

The core of their idea is based on The Cognitive Genomics Project, Big Data & Gene Therapy…

Video: The Ultimate Self-Improvement Question: Can You Genetically Enhance Yourself?


 
In this video, VSauce gets into the DNA-Techy meat of the most serious self-improvement question imaginable:

Forget the Deepak Chopra Aisle at the Barnes & Noble, -Can we make ourselves better or even Superhuman by using genetic alterations like in the game BioShock?

Well, the Michael Stevens-less host Jake Roper goes on with a little help from ASAPScience to ask those questions and find the supporting research on things like Speed, Strength and Smarts.

Typical Vsauce kookiness, and Worth a watch…

Sweet Engineering Tricks Make 3D-Printed Bone Replacements Better, Healthier And Cheaper. -The Bees’ Knees, Actually.

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Awhile back, we told you about the amazing 3D-Printed bones designed by Dr. Susmita Bose.

Since then, there’s been another development that will add to the final consumer product, just like the 3D-Blueprinting side we saw from the guys who put the motorcyclist back together.

–What Dr. Richard Oreffo’s team did was to research all different kinds of Materials, Composites, Plastics, Minerals and many different kinds of Shapes & Layouts. -And they arrived at something really interesting…

AncientBiotics: “Eyesalve” Remedy Does In-Fact Fix Styes. -Oh Yeah, And Also Just Happens To Kill Superbugs 1,000 Years Later


 
balds leechbook eyesalve screenshot british library board u nottingham ancientbiotics So I guess the old guys kicking around back 1,000+ years ago weren’t so dumb after-all.

First Plato, Seneca, Pythagoras, DaVinci, Hasselhoff, and now a guy named Bald. -Who wrote something called a Leechbook. One of the earliest medical textbooks known.

I know, I know, whenever you hear about old remedies you think of alchemy, bloodletting, witches & Monty-Python. -But not so fast…

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