July 2, 2015
Food and nutrition, Michaeli, Obesity & weight loss:
Fructose is probably the sweetest natural sugar. On a scale of sweetness where sucrose (obtained from sugar cane) is 100, fructose is 173.
July 1, 2015
Health care professionals, Medicine: wellness & disease, Michaeli, Salber:
Join Salber & Michaeli as they take you on a quick romp through the less than auspicious history of medicine covering quacks, charlatans, snake oil and more
June 28, 2015
Michaeli, Psychology & behavior:
Why do we make such irrational decisions? The short answer is that we are hard-wired to avoid risks.
June 27, 2015
Food and nutrition, Michaeli:
Several ancient cultures attributed erotic properties to certain fruits and vegetables. Take the tomato. In Hebrew, its name translates to “the seductress.”
June 25, 2015
Evolution, Genes & genomics, Michaeli:
What is the function of those penile whiskers? And why did we lose them? Evolutionary biologists have theorized that they function as a broom, sweeping out sperm of other males who had paid a visit to the missus.
June 21, 2015
Men's Health, Michaeli, Neurobiology:
What does biological science tell us about fatherhood? Dov Michaeli MD, PhD explores scientific studies on brain and hormonal changes that have evolved to be sure we nuture our young.
June 19, 2015
Men's Health, Michaeli, Sex & reproduction:
The Rabbis of the Talmud decreed that having sex on Friday is a Mitzvah (a must do)! But I have a sneaking suspicion they didn’t have athletic performance in mind.
June 17, 2015
Faith and religion, Food and nutrition, Michaeli, Psychology & behavior:
I can wolf down any amount of shrimps, crab, lobster. You name the chazerei—but in this case, non-kosher food, but not pork, ham or bacon. Irrational, I know.
June 15, 2015
Michaeli, Primary Care:
What could be the mechanism of such a profound weight-change by gut bacteria?
June 14, 2015
Michaeli, Patient experience, Primary Care:
Even though studies suggest the benefit of acupuncture is slight to non-existent from a scientific point of view, patient perceptions matter the most
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