World Health Experts Have It Wrong

And so do the financial markets. Denting sentiment are 15,000 new coronavirus infections in China that were calibrated using a new CT scan detection method, rather than confirmation via slower ribonucleic acid tests reporting a nearly tenfold increase in cases on Thursday morning. That brings the national total to just over 60,000 cases. While non-China … Continue reading World Health Experts Have It Wrong

The Epigenetics of Schizophrenia

The nascent field of epigenetics has been helpful in elucidating upon other polygenic traits and diseases. Thus it only seems logical to apply it to the study of schizophrenia, a chronic and debilitating illness with a sundry of risk factors. In his widely cited 2013 article, Dr. Thomas Insel defines schizophrenia as “a collection of signs and … Continue reading The Epigenetics of Schizophrenia

Bipolar Disorder Linked to Accelerated Epigenetic Aging

Bipolar disorder affects nearly 6 million Americans and is characterized by drastic shifts in mood, activity levels, and energy, which influences an individual’s ability to carry out daily tasks. It’s a dangerously misunderstood disease and can be easily misdiagnosed. The extreme adjustments in mood – known as mania and depression – are more severe than the … Continue reading Bipolar Disorder Linked to Accelerated Epigenetic Aging

Epigenetic Marks on DNA May Indicate Breast Cancer Risks

It’s hard not to know someone who has been affected by breast cancer. Nearly one in eight women will battle this disease in her lifetime and for those women affected it becomes the battle for their life. Early detection and medical advances stem the tide of this disease, but each study brings us a little … Continue reading Epigenetic Marks on DNA May Indicate Breast Cancer Risks

How to Eat a Vegan Diet While Traveling

Source: How to Eat a Vegan Diet While Traveling by Dr. Edward Group You always want to feel good — especially when you travel. Sometimes it can be difficult to eat a plant-based diet while traveling due to a number of reasons. I'd like to share my tips on how to travel and still follow a healthy, plant-based … Continue reading How to Eat a Vegan Diet While Traveling

Muscles ‘Remember’ Previous Exercise in the Form of Epigenetic Tags on DNA

Our muscles may actually possess a molecular memory in the form of epigenetic marks on our DNA. According to a study published in Scientific Reports, these chemical tags tell a tale of when skeletal muscles grew after exercise and could possibly help them grow bigger later on. Although you might think that month-long resistance training class that you’ve been meaning to sign … Continue reading Muscles ‘Remember’ Previous Exercise in the Form of Epigenetic Tags on DNA

Seven Wonders of the Microbe World

Getty Images All seven videos from the 'Seven Wonders of the Microbe World' series combined into one, talking about Microbes and why some are good, some are bad and what they have done for mankind. Seven Wonders of the Microbe World Video Length: 25:49 minutes Related Posts How the gut microbes you’re born with affect … Continue reading Seven Wonders of the Microbe World

Why You Can Not Kill a Virus

Today I want to answer the question, “why can’t we kill a virus?” Are viruses alive? No. You can’t kill a virus because viruses are not alive.  What is a virus? A virus is a piece of genetic material wrapped in a sack that invades the body. They go into the cells and latch onto … Continue reading Why You Can Not Kill a Virus

Nutritional Live Blood Analysis

Nutritional Blood Analysis is a unique test that’s done with a single drop of blood placed under a high-powered microscope. You then get to see a living picture of your blood on a computer monitor while the test is being conducted. This is an amazing opportunity to really look inside of yourself. My experience: Despite … Continue reading Nutritional Live Blood Analysis

A Simple 5-Step Bedtime Routine That Really Works

Source: A Simple 5-Step Bedtime Routine That Really Works by Dr. Edward Group We’ve all been there. You crawl into bed, drowsy and ready to drift into dreamland. But just as you start to doze off, you remember that you forgot to respond to an email. You open your eyes and reach for your phone. An … Continue reading A Simple 5-Step Bedtime Routine That Really Works