July 31, 2015
Endocrinology, Food and nutrition, Michaeli:
High dietary protein is associated with increased cancer, diabetes & overall mortality in middle aged people, but the effect is the opposite in seniors.
July 28, 2015
Geriatric medicine, Michaeli, Rheumatology:
Aging joints lose cartilage, the joints’ cushions. Eventually, sufferers of osteoarthritis end up with bone rubbing against bone, a painful condition.
July 26, 2015
Evolution, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Psychology & behavior:
The color red was most likely the first color (besides black and white) to be registered in our ancient ancestors brains.
July 22, 2015
Evolution, Genes & genomics, Michaeli:
We like to believe we’re unique. So what makes humans different from animals?
July 21, 2015
Endocrinology, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Neurology, Obesity & weight loss:
A study found that people defined as obese had lost brain tissue.
July 20, 2015
Food and nutrition, Michaeli:
Fructose makes food taste better so how bad can consuming fructose be?
July 19, 2015
Geriatric medicine, Michaeli:
A recent paper titled, “Quantification of biological aging in young adults,” offers hope that science is finally taking a crack at predicting the speed of aging.
July 12, 2015
Medical Education, Michaeli, Primary Care:
Dov Michaeli MD, Phd, recalls the lessons of a revered professor of medicine and wonders: has medicine lost its soul?
July 9, 2015
Michaeli, Neurobiology, Neurology:
Scientists have meticulously refuted the claims of the multi-billion dollar brain games industry, but science has also shown us what actually works to improve brain function
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.
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