Research of the Week
Even medical students touch their face dozens of times each hour, almost 50% of the time a mucous membrane.
A clinical trial is underway looking at the effect of chloroquine on coronavirus.
A neutrophil:lymphocyte ratio indicative of insulin resistance predicts severe illness in COVID-19 cases.
Dairy appears to promote better bone mineralization in post-menopausal women.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 413: Karen Martel: Host Elle Russ chats with Karen Martel, expert on women’s health and weight loss.
Episode 414: Listener Q&A: Host Brad Kearns answers your questions.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 53: Laura and Erin chat with Mitch Webb about the importance of establishing a strong why.
A new coronavirus model predicts far fewer deaths. Hopefully this is accurate.
NY doctors are using IV vitamin C for coronavirus patients.
Interesting Blog Posts
Is the USDA using the latest science to determine the healthiest diet?
New editorial from Fauci on coronavirus. Seems like improved news.
The Italian response to quarantine is to be admired.
Even scuba masks.
The origin of hand-washing.
What happens if you break quarantine in Punjab.
Nature versus nurture versus… noise?
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Story I enjoyed: Regular folks are making masks with sewing machines.
Stat I found interesting: About half of NYC’s coronavirus cases are under 45 years of age; 9% of that group is hospitalized.
Video I enjoyed: How Grant Schofield and his family stay sane during lockdown.
How I’m saying hello: Jocko’s heart hammer.
More silver lining: The return of victory gardens.
Question I’m Asking
What long-term effects will the coronavirus have on the world?
One year ago (Mar 22– Mar 28)
- The Definitive Guide to Autophagy (and 7 Ways to Induce It) – What’s the deal with autophagy?
- Seasonal Eating: 9 Tasty Springtime Recipes – What to make.
Comment of the Week
“Hollow body rocks are more fun to do if you pretend you’re a banana that’s rocking back and forth. We had to to them all the time in crossfit and the only way I could get through them is to say in my head “I”m a rockin’ banana!” That may just be me though.
In related mind games, it’s much easier to do a row sprint if you imagine a crocodile chasing you behind your rowboat.”
– I like that, starmice. Better make sure it’s a green banana to reduce absorbable glucose, though.
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