Friday, November 29, 2019

Article Roundup

Science underestimated dangerous effects of sleep deprivation

Chronic ketamine abuse is associated with orexin-A reduction

Greatly increased number of detected hypocretin cells in human heroin addicts

Reduced plasma orexin-A levels in patients with bipolar disorder.

Association of pharyngitis with oral antibiotic use for the treatment of acne

High resistance against clindamycin, metronidazole and amoxicillin in Porphyromonas gingivalis isolates of periodontal disease

Antimicrobial resistance is drastically rising

Green tea could hold the key to reducing antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic usage associated with increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Antibiotics Before Dental Visit Can Be Harmful

Antibiotics weaken flu defenses in the lungs
Antibiotics can leave the lung vulnerable to flu viruses, leading to significantly worse infections and symptoms

Ketogenic diet helps tame flu virus

Flu virus' best friend: Low humidity

This Inexpensive Action Lowers Hospital Infections And Protects Against Flu Season
Raise the humidity...    

A bad bout of flu triggers 'taste bud cells' to grow in the lungs ...
A severe case of the flu can actually reshape the architecture of their lungs and forever compromise their respiratory function.
(odd personal observation- this sounds exactly like what asthma felt like, fuzzy lungs)

Cells That ‘Taste’ Danger Set Off Immune Responses

Aspirin may halve air pollution harms

Washing Machines May Sometimes Harbor Drug-Resistant Bacteria,
Try adding baking soda to your laundry after illnesses.

Omega-3 fatty acids' health benefit linked to stem cell control

What tattoos really do to our bodies' immune systems

Groundbreaking New Study Sheds Doubt on Many Heart Procedures
The new research study shows drugs and a healthier lifestyle can be as effective as many heart procedures for patients with stable coronary artery disease.

Man’s body brews its own beer after yeast take over his gut microbiome

Want to Take Better Notes? Ditch the Laptop for a Pen and Paper
New research might have you reconsidering that old school pen and paper if you want to remember more of your notes.

'Mental rigidity' at root of intense political partisanship on both left and right

Did a common childhood illness take down the Neanderthals?
The authors believe the path to extinction may well have been the most common and innocuous of childhood illnesses - chronic ear infections.

The Body’s Clock Offers a Rhythmic Target to Viruses
Viruses and other parasites may sync with their host’s biological clock — or reset it — to gain an advantage.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

State of the Insanity

The big bag of endotoxin has unleashed his berserker brigade.   Fuckin Hooray.

President pardons service members in high profile war crimes cases

“Nine members of his platoon testified against Clint Lorance at his trial. Together, they described a man who arrived in Afghanistan determined to get his hands bloody... not a single soldier from Lorance’s platoon testified on his behalf.”

Buckle up.  Hold the Door.
Winter is Coming.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Endotoxic Masculinity

Trump says Rep. Adam Schiff has a "little 10-inch neck." He then performs this exchange: "What size shirts do you need, Adam?" "I wear a size 9." Returning to his own voice, he says, "Nine! He will not make the LSU football team."
Ha.  Slim, taut necks are a sign of great nasal and oropharyngeal health.  
Schiff is also a competitive runner.

Trump's acute neck inflammation and morbid obesity is suffocating him.
He can barely walk or talk.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

A couple more

Well, it looks like Porphyromonas gingivalis is also associated with-

Oral Cancer-  it promotes the proliferation of immortal epithelial cells.
 (which I believe can travel to the lungs and breasts)

Prostate Cancer- yeah, all the old men I know have that.

Ankylosing spondylitis - a rare type of arthritis that affects the spine

here's another plug for Cleure Toothpaste.  Everyone I know is getting it for a gift this year.