Category Archives: Biology Biochem

T2 Diabetes – Hibernation Lite?

Is Type 2 Diabetes really just a form of hibernation process? Perhaps a bit broken by disuse in our species, but still there waiting to be triggered by low UV, low activity, and obesity status? Could a long fast, some running around in the daylight, and metabolizing away the pudge “cure” it? Basically, are we giving ourselves an artificial Fall for years, then fighting the hibernation lite of “winter”? While jumping to “spring” could be the fix? Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s as Type 3 Diabetes

Is Alzheimer’s just a varient form of diabetes? Evidence leans that way… Continue reading

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The Surprising Cost of Dental Implants, and the “Upselling” Chain

How much does it cost to get a single tooth “implant” in San Jose (really the office was in Sunnyvale) California? Well, you can find out right after you agree to buy it… Continue reading

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New York Post, Flu May Kill Cancer

Can having a round of the flu cure your cancer? Looks like “maybe so”, and folks are trying to make a tame version for just that use… Continue reading

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