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In fact, we're actually getting fatter. A study recently published in JAMA reports that among young folks, obesity has climbed from under 17 to over 18%, and specifically and most alarming: looking just at 2-5 year olds, at first we thought things... [read more]
Hope to see you at our first talk in Medford! I'll talk for about an hour and leave plenty of time for questions.  General public welcome!   Tuesday March 27th, 6-7:30 Auditorium at Smullin Center, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center Medford
I’ve been slacking, so there’s a lot to catch up on, find a comfy seat and good lighting. Thanks to all the brilliant people I follow on Twitter (especially Benjamin Bikman, PhD )  for alerting me to some of these pearls! I hope you enjoy them.... [read more]
The genius of Dr. Dale Bredesen’s approach to improving cognition is that he incorporated any and all interventions with any valid evidence that they might be helpful. In particular, he was open to the wisdom of Ayurvedic medicine, an ancient form... [read more]
I hope this is actually not new news to you, but an article in this week's The Atlantic lays out the utterly clear and repeatedly confirmed connection between eating too much sugar (it's less than one might think!), keeping too much of it in our... [read more]
The big news on the brain front is still The End of Alzheimer’s by Dr. Dale Bredesen: a multi-faceted, lifestyle approach that can effectively prevent and reverse Alzheimer’s and other causes of dementia. Lagging a bit behind the times, and... [read more]
I'm grateful to the many brilliant folks I am lucky to consider colleagues, and it is from these folks that I learn "old news" that I share with you as "new news" because it's new to me. Or in this case, the science is new to me, the facts... [read more]
Thanks to Dr. Michael Ruscio for all his work on gut health and for recently highlighting a particular article on dietary strategies to control irritable bowel syndrome, also pertinent also to those with SIBO. Dr. Ruscio links to three different... [read more]
Long observed and recently studied, there is a clear link between excess body fat and certain cancers, well described in this LA Times article by Sam Apple. He references an article from the New England Journal of Medicine from 2016 which links a... [read more]
Acetaminophen is not safe for pregnant women and in general not a great idea for any of us. Last year a Spanish study of 2644 women and their new babies found an association between acetaminophen in pregnancy and increased rates of autism and... [read more]