The news feed has been occupied by Covid-19 for quite a while now. Everywhere you look, there are new norms of work, research and living. At first, I found it helpful to research the topic as much as possible. But soon enough, the amount of information became overwhelming, and a similar sense of fear consistently returned.
In the 1830s, British settlers in New Zealand imported European rabbits for food and sport. With no native predators, the rabbits soon took over. Accounts from the period describe thousands of hectares run through with burrows, and huge tracts of arable land destroyed by overgrazing.Read more “There is nothing inevitable or natural about chronic disease”
Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. What they found was striking. Although the size of the study was small, every participant demonstrated such marked improvement that almost all were found to be in the normal range on testing for memory and cognition by the study’s end. Functionally, this amounts to a cure. Read more “Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer’s”