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How testosterone direct-to-consumer advertising helps pharma rake in the dough.
A study found that people defined as obese had lost brain tissue.
It is interesting that the treatment of diabetes, long the purview of the internist and family physician, may one day (soon) be best treated with surgery.
At first sight, friendship seems like a human construct outside the realm of biology. But recent studies in animal behavior describe social bonding across the biological world.
Can oxytocin, the love hormone, explain our deep ties with dogs?
Patients can then useGlooko to contextualize the glucose readings by adding lifestyle information that surrounds the time the measurement was taken: what they ate, how many carbs they ingested, what medications they took, whether they were exercising.
A major breakthrough has been made by generating massive amounts of insulin-producing beta cells from embryonic stem cells. Cure is close at hand.
Testosterone supplementation is fraught with risks. Increased incidence of strokes, blood clots, and fueling of dormant prostate cancer. It also results in testicular atrophy and gynecomastia (enlarged breasts).
A major study showed that a low carbohydrate/ high fat diet is best for weight loss and cardiac health.
Dov Michaeli explains the biology of why people dig into their wallets and feel good while they are doing it - sharing is hard-wired into our brains.
The interaction of diet and health is immensely difficult to unravel. Flawed studies don't help. But like the free radical theory of disease and longevity, when the public wants an easy answer, they acquire a life of their own and become dogma.
iHealth makes apps & devices and has cloud services. Their Chief Creative Officer, Tingbin Tang, describes their suite of health trackers, "Manage My Vitals" at Silicon Valley's Health 2.0 meetup.
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