Just a couple of correlations, but still interesting.
Another health scare bites the dust: BPA, an allegedly super harmful component of plastic bottles, isn't.
So going back to the top, when exactly did BPA stop being toxic? Based on the collective results from the CLARITY Core study and the in-depth U.S. government research program, that’s a trick question. It never was toxic.
Interesting piece in Science that argues "No."
Some of the people who work in health care are a millimeter or two away from being actual saints.
Well, maybe. Protein recommendations seem to be all over the map. I've seen recommendations from credentialed people ranging from 55
mg g day--thanks to commenter David for the correction--to about triple that. The most scientific-sounding--Who knows? I certainly don't--source I've looked at argues protein should account for between 15 and 20% of your daily calories.
"Most 'super agers' drink, smoke, gain weight and never retire - but their zest for life leaves them resistant to dementia"
This would seem to indicate that our understanding of aging and the development of dementia is still very weak.
Yow. Harrowing even to read, but the story does have a happy ending.
After going into shock and flatlining in the ER, my next memories began once I was in the Surgical Intensive Unit. I remember being fully awake but unable to focus on anything; I could feel hands touching my head and comforting me, but I couldn’t move. I heard beeping, dinging, and ticking; I could feel my lungs expand and contract, but had no control over what was happening.
Turns out that much of the power of placebos is due to our old adversary regression to the mean.
I'm telling ya, "science says" almost all of the chronic maladies of old age are due to either bad gut bacteria or inflammation.
"New high-tech treatments may be able to repair cavities without fillings and even regrow entire teeth."