You can grow new brain cells. 

Until I read the transcript of this TED talk, I was under the mistaken impression that humans do not grow new brain cells as adults. Well not only do we grow new brain cells, but…

Study verifies accuracy of autism blood test. 

“Last year an impressive study suggested a reliable set of blood biomarkers has been isolated that could successfully diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorder in children. Now a follow-up study has verified those results pointing towards further…

The Mediterranean diet study retracted. 

“In 2013, the New England Journal of Medicine published a landmark study that found that people put on a Mediterranean diet had a 30% lower chance of heart attack, stroke, or death from cardiovascular disease…

Bacteria are eating antibiotics. 

“As if it’s not bad enough that bacteria are increasingly becoming resistant to our best antibiotics – some bugs are even eating the drugs. An international team of scientists has now examined just how the…

The corruption of evidence based medicine. 

I’m still digesting this post by Dr. Jason Fung about Evidence Based Medicine (EBM). Though the name sounds great, apparently the evidence is incredibly biased, leading to bad conclusions. It’s not just this guy who…

Do vitamins and supplements work? 

“During the past 2 decades, a steady stream of high-quality studies evaluating dietary supplements has yielded predominantly disappointing results about potential health benefits, whereas evidence of harm has continued to accumulate.” | learn more