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Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD, author of The Doctor Weighs In on Everything

Why Do We Die? And What Can Be Done About It?

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September 28, 2014

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Aging, anti-aging & longevity, Cognition & the brain, Death and Dying, Evolution, Metabolism and biochemistry, Michaeli:

Dr. Dov Michaeli explores the answers to the questions: why do we die? and can anything be done about it?

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Testosterone: A Time Bomb waiting to Go Off

Testosterone: A Time Bomb waiting to Go Off

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September 21, 2014

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Aging, anti-aging & longevity, Cognition & the brain, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals, Psychology & behavior, Sex & reproduction:

Testosterone supplementation is fraught with risks. Increased incidence of strokes, blood clots, and fueling of dormant prostate cancer. It also results in testicular atrophy and gynecomastia (enlarged breasts).

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The Pain of Being Left Alone with Your Thoughts

The Pain of Being Left Alone with Your Thoughts

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September 14, 2014

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Cognition & the brain, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Psychology & behavior:

When left alone with their thoughts, participants in an experiment preferred an electric shock to to their head rather than think of nothing.

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Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD, author of The Doctor Weighs In on Everything

The Fat/Carbohydrate Conundrum: Even More Confusion?

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September 7, 2014

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Cardiovascular, Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, Food and nutrition, Metabolism and biochemistry, Michaeli, Obesity & weight loss, Prevention:

A major study showed that a low carbohydrate/ high fat diet is best for weight loss and cardiac health.

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Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD, author of The Doctor Weighs In on Everything

Liars, Damn Liars, and Statistics: The Autism-Vaccine Fraud

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August 31, 2014

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Cognition & the brain, Faith and religion, Michaeli, Psychology & behavior:

Since the Wakefield Autism-Vaccine fraud, you would think no self-respecting scientist would associate himself with that work…but you would be wrong.

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Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD, TDWI contributor

The Solution to the Autism Puzzle is Getting Tantalizingly Close

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August 24, 2014

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Cognition & the brain, Metabolism and biochemistry, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Psychology & behavior:

This is the first time that the mechanism behind the mysterious phenomenon of the ASD brain is unveiled. And without a mechanism, an identifiable target, drug development is a shot in the dark.

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Sharing is Hard-wired

Sharing is Hard-wired

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August 3, 2014

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Cognition & the brain, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Psychology & behavior:

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD explains the biology of why people dig into their wallets and feel good while they are doing it.

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New Diet Studies, or How Fads are Born

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July 27, 2014

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Aging, anti-aging & longevity, Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, Food and nutrition, Metabolism and biochemistry, Michaeli, Obesity & weight loss, Prevention:

The interaction of diet and health is immensely difficult to unravel. Flawed studies don’t help. But like the free radical theory of disease and longevity, when the public wants an easy answer, they acquire a life of their own and become dogma.

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Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD, TDWI contributor

Bubbles? They are All in the Brain.

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July 13, 2014

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Cognition & the brain, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Psychology & behavior:

The first recorded financial bubble was the 1637-1638 tulip bubble in the Netherlands…Fast forward to the year 2000. This is the year when the dot.com craze seized Wall Street. Prices reach nose-bleed heights, beyond any rational level…If you don’t remember these events, surely you remember the collapse of the financial system in 2008 because of the banks’ speculation in sub-prime home mortgages. The result? The Great Recession–its echoes still reverberating in today’s economy.

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Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD, TDWI contributor

Electroceuticals: The Awakening of Pharma to the Potential of the Peripheral Nervous System

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July 6, 2014

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Change Management, Entrepreneurs, Michaeli, Psychology & behavior, Technology in healthcare, Wireless Health:

Last December GSK (Glaxo SmithKline) announced a $1-million prize for the first team to develop a miniaturized, implantable device that can read specific electrical signals and stimulate an organ to perform a specific function reliably for 60 days

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