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Diseases – dementia

Cholesterol

Does low cholesterol cause cognitive impairment? Part II

Safety of lipid-lowering therapy

Nutritional biochemistry

Are continuous glucose monitors a waste of time for people without diabetes?

Some experts suggest CGMs are useless for nondiabetics. I disagree.

Diseases

#164 – Amanda Smith, M.D.: Diagnosing, preventing, and treating Alzheimer’s disease, and what we can all learn from patients with dementia

“At the end of the day, it really has to do with how people see themselves, how people interact with the world, what kind of relationships they have, how able they are to let go of things that they’ve lost and how able they are to focus on the positive.”  —Amanda Smith

Diseases

#147 – Hussein Yassine, M.D.: Deep dive into the “Alzheimer’s gene” (APOE), brain health, and omega-3s

“What’s important is in science, you always have to be skeptical and you always need to find whether any particular study can be replicated or not before you make strong recommendations and adopt any drastic change and how you are consuming certain things, whether it’s a medication or a diet or a supplement.” — Hussein Yassine, M.D.

Diseases

#138 – Lauren Miller Rogen and Richard Isaacson, M.D.: Alzheimer’s disease prevention—patient and doctor perspectives

“Believe it or not, there are 46 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease in their brain right now, but no symptoms.” — Richard Isaacson

Diseases

#134 – James O’Keefe, M.D.: Preventing cardiovascular disease and the risk of too much exercise

If exercise were a drug, it would be the best drug we have for preventing heart disease . . .. But like with any drug, you’ve got to get the dose right.” — James O’Keefe

Treatments

#132 – AMA #16: Exploring hot and cold therapy

“All of the work that went into this analysis earlier in the year, it really changed my tune. And I think I’m now at the point where I kind of want to have a sauna, frankly, in the tool kit for longevity.” — Peter Attia

Mental health

Robin Williams

This Tuesday marks the tragic anniversary of the death of Robin Williams.

Fasting

#114 – Eileen White, Ph.D.: Autophagy, fasting, and promising new cancer therapies

“I would like to translate what we’ve learned about the role of autophagy in cancer and that involves developing small molecules to inhibit autophagy for cancer therapy.” — Eileen White

Understanding science

Multiple problems with a study linking proximity to major roads to dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and MS

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” —Wayne Gretzky

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