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

Ebola: The Psychology and Politics of Hysteria

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October 19, 2014

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Ebola, Global Health, Health care & health policy, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Psychology & behavior, Public Health:

The Ebola scare has deep biological roots. We are programmed to fear the unknown and be averse to to losses. Some politicians exploit it for personal gain. They should be exposed and repudiated.

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

Breakthrough: Insulin-producing Cells from Stem Cells

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October 12, 2014

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Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, Metabolism and biochemistry, Michaeli, RESEARCH, Technology in healthcare:

A major breakthrough has been made by generating massive amounts of insulin-producing beta cells from embryonic stem cells. Cure is close at hand.

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Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD, TDWI contributor

Regenerative Medicine: Can We Regrow Damaged Organs?

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October 5, 2014

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Aging, anti-aging & longevity, Metabolism and biochemistry, Michaeli, RESEARCH, Technology in healthcare:

The science of bioengineering has already delivered on its promise to fashion new organs, and much more is still to come.

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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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