The Last Post

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Antibiotics are dead. Long live Postbiotics! After investing a lot of money in research and far larger amounts in marketing,...

Mental Exercise

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The Romans gave us the aqueduct, sanitation, the roads, irrigation, medicine, education, wine, public order and baths (1). But apart...

Kelp Wanted

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The sea is a cruel mistress, especially if you are a species of seaweed. Marine algae face many threats. These...

Stop the Rot

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Doctors sicken and die, just like everybody else. But they do it a little differently; about 4% die by their...

New wine, old bottles

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Previous piece on population decline (‘Crowd Control’) touched on the subject of neo-vampirism. Two hours after it posted, a group...

Crowd Control

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After half a century of being hectored about the dangers of over-population (1), the latest demographic research indicates that we...

The Point of Bliss

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In the dismal science of economics, the Bliss Point refers to a quantity of consumption where any further increase would...

Skin in The Game

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The ageing process incorporates intrinsic and extrinsic components. This is obvious in skin, where the intrinsic ageing that shows in...

Is Parkinsonism contagious?

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In an earlier post I cherry-picked some of the data linking dysbiosis to Parkinsonian Syndrome (PS). Dysbiosis is not the...

Mind Your Head

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Worldwide, an estimated 50 million people are living with dementia (1). Projections (which I believe are conservative) show this rising...

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