Dov Michaeli MD, Phd, recalls the lessons of a revered professor of medicine and wonders: has medicine lost its soul?
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What does it take to have rock hard abs at 80? Dov Michaeli shares his secrets to attaining a hard body and strong mind in the 8th decade of life.
My own favorite is the coffee bean (it is actually a seed). One reason is that the origin of the plant, Coffea arabica is southern Arabia, and its brewed extract was used in religious ceremonies by pre-Islamic Bedouin tribes in the region.
Dr. Dov Michaeli explores the science behind the claims that dark chocolate is good for you. A flavanol in chocolate, epicatechin turns out to be the key.
Ask any hiker and he or she will tell you it is a dream to one day hike the “hut-to-hut” Milford Track in New Zealand’s wildly scenic South Island. So, this is what Dov and I decided to do for our annual End of the Year Adventure.
When reporters ask “is it good or bad?” to force a simple answer to a complex question, it reinforces our natural tendency to form come to easy conclusions instead of applying critical thinking. It may conserve the brains energy, but the outcomes are not always what we might hope for.
Studies suggest that the right lateral prefrontal cortex (rLPFC) is involved in following social norms and in the urge to punish violators. But “involved” still doesn’t tell us what exactly is happening in this area: Is it the cause of fair behavior?