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A Surprising Immune Stimulant for Asthma - Dr. Douillard's LifeSpa

Boost your immunity ; Live on a farm!  I’ve understood that kids that grow up on a farm do have stronger immune systems than their counterparts in suburbia or the city.  82 more words

Alternative News & Health

Speculating on Obama's article

Barack Obama published an article in the Harvard law review recently. Why? He doesn’t need to pad his resume. He has to know that no one reads those things. 84 more words

Intensive Blood-Pressure Lowering in Patients with Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage by Prof. Hans Christophe Diener

Hans Christophe Diener discusses the treatment of patients with intracerebral hemorrhage.

The ATACH-II (Antihypertensive Treatment of Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage II) trial — showing that very intensive blood pressure reduction is no better than standard blood pressure lowering in the emergency treatment of patients with acute hemorrhagic stroke — has now been  727 more words

Meet The Experts

Vitamin D deficiency is widely overestimated, doctors warn

Doctors are warning about vitamin D again, and it’s not the “we need more” news you might expect. Instead, they say there’s too much needless testing and too many people taking too many pills for a problem that few people truly have. 697 more words

U.S. News

Bryan Podcast: Episode 5

In this episode we cover the race baiting that has gone in in the New England Journal of Medicine. Warning! The podcast is up to an hour long, is tangential and also contains personal anecdotes and light politics. 21 more words

Clinical Innovation

Clinical Trial Data Sharing Off to a Slow Start: A Rutgers paper in The New England Journal of Medicine explores why long-awaited access to drug trial data is underused

Clinical data-sharing is touted as key to accelerating medical discoveries, but a two-year-old sharing program is surprisingly underused.

For many years, doctors, scientists and researchers have urged that clinical drug trial data be shared to accelerate medical advances in treating multiple diseases. 194 more words

Rutgers Research

Scientists found the gene that controls body awareness, a sort of human ‘sixth sense’

Body awareness, or proprioception, helps us navigate space and relate to the world around, just like vision or hearing or touch. It’s a sort of sixth sense that works in conjunction with the rest—and has now been linked to a specific gene in humans, PIEZO2. 447 more words