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Why even slim people may benefit from calorie restriction

Even slim people may benefit from restricting their calories; reducing daily calorie intake by around 300 per day can significantly improve markers of cardiometabolic health. Restricting our calorie intake may yield signficant benefits regardless of our weight. This is the main takeaway of a randomized controlled trial that lasted for 2 years and included 218… Read More »

‘Deep medicine’ will be a boon to people with rare diseases – STAT

Two things I read recently gave me hope for the future of medicine and the future of people like me with rare or difficult-to-diagnose diseases. One was the article “Calculation of a Primary Immunodeficiency ‘Risk Vital Sign’ via Population-Wide Analysis of Claims Data to Aid in Clinical Decision Support” in the journal Frontiers in Pediatrics.… Read More »

This Vaccine Is Making Some People Sick

According to the Center for Disease Control, Zostavax is a medication that was licensed in 2006 to treat shingles. It is administered through a shot and only one dose is given to protect individuals from acquiring shingles. While the product is marketed as a safeguard against the shingles virus, the vaccine has caused adverse effects… Read More »

Technical Colleges: The Alternative for 'Hands-On' People Posted By : Susan Slobac

If you are someone who has difficulty stringing two words together to form a coherent sentence and doesn’t know much about history or geography – but you can disassemble and rebuilt a modern automobile engine blindfolded – technical colleges may be just the thing for you. Not everyone is suited to sitting in a cubicle… Read More »