Cancer is a metabolic disease, diet is its drug

This is perhaps the most stunning article to date I have seen in mainstream media (MSM). For more than 100 years the story has always been that cancer is a genetic disease due to mutations that turn cells into rampant killing machines. Now, one of the bastions of MSM – the mighty “Atlantic” – has … Read more

Mitochondria (energy) as the main driver of health, intelligence, and aging

We are finally starting to see Peat enter the mainstream and article like the one below are calling for a complete review of what we know about health and aging and how intelligence is tied to them. As the authors says, or actually borrows from Peat, there is solid evidence that mitochondrial function and ATP … Read more

Study links stroke to vitamin B1 deficiency

The study was observational but I am inclined to see a causative role of the deficiency for stroke. My inclination stems from the thousands of intervention studies with vitamin B1 to treat a host of neurological issues including accelerating recovery from stroke. In addition, chronic alcoholics in withdrawal are routinely given vitamin B1 in hospitals … Read more

The brain can be revived hours after death, and without a body

I mentioned the idea of “suspended animation” on several of Danny Roddy’s podcasts and posted in a few threads that rat brains have been kept alive for days during experiments conducted in the early 1990s. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suspended_animation https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8281302 These experiments severely challenge our idea of what it means to be “dead” and suggest there is indeed … Read more

Fertility depends on metabollism (ATP), not age

As many of you know, there are two fundamental dogmas in reproductive medicine. One is that every woman is born with a fixed number of eggs and those cannot be replenished. The second one is that there is a biological fertility clock in every woman that inexorably ticks, and if the female does not have … Read more