Virus reemergence

This phenomena is such that virii which are present in our bodies, but dormant, can reemerge. Scientists want to understand the immune system. To do it, they're looking to fake space. Skin Viral Infections: Host Antiviral Innate Immunity and Viral Immune Evasion 5 Viruses That Can Cause Complications Later

Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load

With the Life Diet Plan the idea is multifold, with the goals of: Prevent disease Increase metabolism and energy Control appetite Enhance natural hormone levels Diet is one part of a two-part plan, the other being exercise. Just as the diet is specific in numerous ways, so is the exercise. This then comes down to ... Read more


Collagen - Harvard school of public health I thought it was a scam -- can collagen really turn back the clock? - The Guardian 24-Week study on the use of collagen hydrolysate as a dietary supplement in athletes with activity-related joint pain

Modern Pentathlon

By 2024 the Pentathlon event will likely replace horse jumping with some kind of obstacle course. But is a run + laser pistol really modern? And fencing? Perhaps a complete rethink is actually needed. I do get that shooting and running are a useful combination, much like skiing and rifle shooting of biathlons. But an ... Read more

Honey and Children’s Cough

The result is that there is a significant difference between several honey extracts and an equally sweet placebo taken before bed, on ameliorating nighttime coughing and sleep disturbance.


Acute creatine loading enhances human growth hormone secretion

Avoiding China

There are so many problems with China, that avoiding it seems like a valid approach, though it is entwined with so many supply chains, it is very difficult to be completely divorced from it. That said, some choices can be made: Chinese Technology Avoid Chinese technology products, especially those that have spyware such as mobile ... Read more

Global Birthrate 2022

The global birthrate continues it's ongoing descent. In some countries there has been a dramatic drop due to covid, such as in the Philippines whose annual births in 2019 were 1.5 million, and which dropped to 900,000 and 400,000 in 2020 and 2021, respectively. Thailand Birthrate In 2021 the birthrate of Thailand dipped below the ... Read more

From Pandemic to Endemic

In February, the state of California announced it was going to begin measures treating the Covid-19 pandemic as endemic though it did not use that word. The realization that there is no end date is poignant. > There is no end date for Covid-19 Resignation in the face of an Endemic Pandemic In some sense ... Read more

Anti-vaxx Movement

This is meant as a set of resources regarding the Anti-vaxx movement, in general and specifically in the light of Covid-19. Studies and Findings regarding the Anti-vaxx movement > Widespread acceptance of a vaccine for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) will be the next major step in fighting the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) ... Read more