The Shadow of Your Smile

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In 1813, it was a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be...

Your Cheating Heart

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Atrial fibrillation (AF), like a bad moon, is on the rise. Nutritional standards have fallen so low that within a...

The Price of Eggs

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The most terrifying nine words in the English language, according to president Ronald Reagan, are ‘I’m from the Government, and...

Dietary Sodium Intake and Morality

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Cutting salt consumption reduces blood pressure at the population level, and reduces the risk of strokes. The Salt Substitute and...

Time and Spice

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As we pass through time, or as it passes through us, a series of changes accumulate which we call ageing. ...

What are You Thinking?

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A previous post (‘Blood Bath’) looked at heterochronic parabiosis, which describes the transfusion of blood from young animals to old...

Sweet Nothing

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ALLULOSE (‘all you lose’) may be the perfect match of sweetness and calories that will finally allow us to have...

Is Pisces compatible with Cancer?

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When Bill Lane’s book ‘Sharks Don’t Get Cancer’ was published in 1992, it made quite a splash. It spawned a...

Diet and Destiny

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If you have spent time in the American South, you know that Southerners barbeque, fry or deep-fry almost anything that...

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