Calorie restriction (CR) increases cancer rates by more than 60%

The title says it all, so I won’t comment much on this other than to say that yet another myth propagated by mainstream medicine seems little more than wishful thinking. Namely, that calorie restriction (CR) will make you healthier. The official story on CR is not yet that it would make us live longer but … Read more Calorie restriction (CR) increases cancer rates by more than 60%

Millennials will likely die earlier than Gen X due to poor(er) health

This study is perhaps the pearl in the crown of at least 20 studies that have come out over the 2-3 years. It finally states what has been abundantly clear from those prior studies in individual diseases. Namely, there are no young / healthy people any more. Both the Generation X (Gen X) and Millennials … Read more Millennials will likely die earlier than Gen X due to poor(er) health

Avoiding sunlight may be as bad for health as smoking a pack a day

As most readers of this blog know, the current recommendations of the American Dermatology Association (ADA) call for pretty much no sun exposure of any skin areas unless those areas have been “protected” by sunscreen. The same recommendation applies to tanning beds and makes not distinction of a person’s place of living. In other words, … Read more Avoiding sunlight may be as bad for health as smoking a pack a day

Elevated endotoxin (LPS) linked to lower survival in cancer

Another study about endotoxin, this time linking higher sensitivity to endotoxin to lower survival chance for people with lymphoma. While the study below looked at only one cancer, there are multiple studies with other cancer that have found a similar link. Endotoxin and cancer go hand in hand, that much is clear. https://www.dovepress.com/tlr4-expression-correlated-with-pd-l1-expression-indicates-a-poor-prog-peer-reviewed-article-CMAR “…Background: Toll-like … Read more Elevated endotoxin (LPS) linked to lower survival in cancer

Heart failure deaths on the rise in younger US adults

The bad news for younger Americans just keep on coming. In addition to lethal cancers, diabetes, stroke, CVD, infertility, etc now we can add yet another “old man” disease to the list of banes inflicting the “young”. Heart failure is a condition traditionally seen in people 65 and older, and mortality from it has been … Read more Heart failure deaths on the rise in younger US adults