March 2017 Blog with Durk and Sandy

March 2017 Blog with Durk and Sandy

March 25, 2017 1 Comment

APPETIZERS -- WHERE MOST OF THE WORK IS DONE BEFORE YOU KNOW IT -- MAGNESIUM REDUCES ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY, INCLUDING STROKE, HEART FAILURE, AND DIABETES -- ARGININE FOR PAIN: SICKLE CELL DISEASE - RUTIN, A COLD MIMETIC, ACTIVATES BROWN ADIPOSE TISSUE TO INCREASE ENERGY EXPENDITURE FOR WEIGHT LOSS -- PERSISTENT INFECTIONS CAN BE SILENT KILLERS: HELICOBACTER PYLORI -- TIME IS ON MY SIDE … YES, IT IS -- WHATEVER YOU MAY THINK OF MR. TRUMP …

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February 2017 Blog with Durk and Sandy

February 2017 Blog with Durk and Sandy

February 25, 2017

APPETIZERS -- THE KING IS DEAD -- HOW TO TAKE NIACIN THE RIGHT WAY -- A GOOD TIME TO TAKE A DOSE OF NIACIN: RIGHT AFTER YOU EAT SOME OF THIS WONDERFUL POTATO SALAD -- GETTING CONNECTED WITH EGCG --ASSOCIATION OF FEAR OF TERROR WITH LOW-GRADE INFLAMMATION -- If You Take Selenium to Help Reduce Your Risk of Cancer... -- LIVE LONGER WITH VITAMIN D3 -- LONGER TELOMERES WITH VITAMIN D IN WOMEN -- AND NOW! THIS VITALLY IMPORTANT NEWS ITEM

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January 2017 Blog with Durk and Sandy

January 2017 Blog with Durk and Sandy

January 27, 2017

APPETIZERS -- THE SUICIDAL GENERATION -- PSYCHOPATHY: Serotonin and Callous Boys -- THE STUDY THAT DIDN’T BARK -- RESILIENCE: THE KEY TO LIVING LONGER AND PREVENTING SOCIETAL COLLAPSE

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December 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

December 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

December 27, 2016 1 Comment

APPETIZERS -- GREEN TEA PROTECTS KIDNEYS AGAINST AGE-ASSOCIATED DECLINE -- GREEN TEA RE-ESTABLISHES TETRAHYDROBIOPTERIN LEVELS IN HUMAN DIABETICS -- MONETARY INCENTIVE TRIGGERS BIGGER LEARNING RESPONSE WITH GREEN TEA -- EGCG INHIBITS AMYLOID BETA-INDUCED COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION -- EGCG Suppresses Gluconeogenesis in Liver Cells - THE HYDROGEN THAT (almost) NOBODY KNOWS HYDROGEN AS A SELECTIVE ANTIOXIDANT -- IT’S A NAD+, NAD+, NAD+, NAD+ WORLD -- SELENITE REACTIVATES PTEN -- WHICH ONE SAVES YOU THE MOST?

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July 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

July 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

July 27, 2016

APPETIZERS -- WONDERFUEL C-8 MCT OIL IN AN EASY HOMEMADE MAYONNAISE -- SOCIAL BEHAVIOR: AGGRESSIVE OR PLAYFUL GRAY MATTER MAY MAKE A DIFFERENCE -- Words of Wisdom from a Ghost On War and Peace -- THE MISSING MAJORITY -- COULD YOU BE ADDICTED TO SUGAR? -- WHEN DOPAMINE IS RELEASED IN RESPONSE TO AN AVERSIVE STIMULUS, RATHER THAN A REWARDING ONE -- FOOD ADDICTION, a TRUE Addiction -- DOPAMINE IS RELEASED IN RESPONSE TO HIGHLY PALATABLE FOOD -- SHORT CHAIN FATTY ACIDS AND KETONES DIRECTLY REGULATE THE SYMPATHETIC (ADRENERGIC) NERVOUS SYSTEM -- THE BRAIN REQUIRES GLUCOSE FOR SELF-CONTROL -- LACK OF SELF-CONTROL (IMPULSIVITY) PREDICTS LIKELIHOOD OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY -- THE ADRENERGIC NERVOUS SYSTEM AND PREJUDICE -- KETONES ARE FUEL FOR THE EYE’S PHOTORECEPTORS -- THE SPEED OF THOUGHT -- THE BRAIN’S PROCESSING SPEED DEPENDS UPON MYELIN -- THINKING ABOUT THE FUTURE -- PERSONALITY AND THE COMT GENE -- PERSONALITY AND THE 2 GENE -- REWARD DEFICIENCY SYNDROME AND MULTIPLE ADDICTIONS -- The DRD2 Gene Unequivocally Identified As Regulating Risky Behavior in Rats

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June 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

June 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

June 27, 2016

APPETIZERS -- KETONES: THE NEW FAST ENERGY REVOLUTION PART II -- EXERCISE REDUCES ANXIETY BY ALTERING FATTY ACIDS IN THE BRAIN -- THE BIRTH OF NEUROGENESIS -- TURMERONE (CONSTITUENT OF TURMERIC ROOT) INDUCES NEURAL STEM CELL PROLIFERATION IN VIVO -- INCREASED GRAY MATTER IN THE BRAIN IN PEOPLE WHO LEARN TO JUGGLE -- Fear Amelioration By Ketone Body Supplementation -- THREAT -- SEX HORMONES ON THE TRADING FLOOR -- GRAPEFRUIT JUICE MAY BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH BUT NOT FOR THE REASON YOU THINK -- QUICK BITS WAY AHEAD OF HIS TIME … -- WHEN YOU CAN’T REMEMBER BUT IT’S JUST ON THE TIP OF YOUR TONGUE

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May 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

May 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

May 27, 2016

APPETIZERS -- FLOW: THINKING FAST and THINKING SLOW -- THE ECONOMICS OF PAIN AND PLEASURE - RISKY CHOICES: AN ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVE -- RISKY CHOICES AND DRD2 -- CREATIVITY and DOPAMINERGIC DRIVE -- INCREASING CREATIVITY WITH SUPPLEMENTS: EEG ALPHA POWER -- WASH AND BE HEALED -- THE WATER-CURE MOVEMENT -- CLEANSING YOUR HAIR INSIDE AND OUT

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April 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

April 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

April 27, 2016

APPETIZERS -- Durk Pearson & Sandy Shaw’s FLUSH -- Gamma Oscillations — Key to Consciousness? -- Saline Solution May Be Better Than Soap For Cleaning Certain Wounds -- REWARD/PUNISHMENT DOPAMINE AND MECHANISMS OF REWARD AND PUNISHMENT -- FEAR LEADS TO PUNISHMENT -- CHOCOLATE: True BRAIN FOOD -- PHENYLETHYLAMINE, A component of CHOCOLATE -- Cognitive Consequences of Forced Compliance SUCH AS When the Government Makes You Say Things You Don’t Believe -- FAST FACTS -- CORRUPTION MARCHES ON... -- If Fascism is a Submarine Then the Income Inequality Mantra is the Snorkel -- THE STALLION THAT COULDN’T COME -- Recent Research on Sexuality Reveals That Women Prefer Larger Penises -- Excerpts from Some LOVE POEMS

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February 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

February 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

February 27, 2016

APPETIZERS -- RESISTING METABOLIC DYSFUNCTION WITH RESISTANT STARCH -- An Emerging World of Medicine—Low-Dose Medications—Points to a Revolution in the Treatment of a Diversity of Diseases -- HYDROGEN POWER -- There Might Be a Basis for PHRENOLOGY in the Histones of DNA -- Crumpled Paper As a Model for Cortical Folding in Mammalian Brains -- The Benefits of Aged Garlic May Be Somewhat Underestimated -- Being Short Can Be An Advantage -- Sandy’s Delicious Carbonated Orange Juice -- How to Detect Lies With a Storytelling Technique

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January 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

January 2016 Blog with Durk and Sandy

January 27, 2016

APPETIZERS -- QUICKIES -- LYCOPENE—A CAROTENOID WITH POWERFUL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY POWERS -- NEUROGENESIS CAN BE OVERDONE -- LIVE LONGER AND ENJOY BETTER ORGASMS, TOO? -- RECIPE

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December 2015 Blog with Durk and Sandy

December 2015 Blog with Durk and Sandy

December 27, 2015

APPETIZERS -- FDA “Protects” Public From Cancer Detection Blood Test -- Hydrogen Administered in Hydrogen Rich Saline Improves Memory in a Rat Model of Amyloid beta Induced Alzheimer’s Disease -- White Matter in the Brain May Be a Key to Degenerative Changes Leading to Alzheimer’s -- Vitamin D and the Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease -- Bile Acids Induce Expression of Genes in Brown Fat That Increase Metabolic Rate (Thermogenesis) -- NUTRITION AND THE BRAIN -- Prostaglandins as Major Factors in Inflammation, Both as Pro-inflammatory and Anti-Inflammatory -- AGE-ASSOCIATED DECREASE IN ARACHIDONIC ACID AND EPA, DHA -- Phenolic Acids in Plants Suppress Lipolysis in Adipocytes (fat cells) Via Activation of the Niacin Receptor GRP109A (also called HM74a/PUMA-G) -- Lipolysis May Mediate the Proinflammatory Effects of Very Low Density Lipoprotein (VLDL) -- RESTLESS LEGS: Other Possible Remedies -- Alpha2 Adrenergic Agonists May Mimic Recovery Sleep

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December 2015 Blog with Durk and Sandy

December 2015 Blog with Durk and Sandy

December 02, 2015

APPETIZERS -- FDA “Protects” Public From Cancer Detection Blood Test -- Hydrogen Administered in Hydrogen Rich Saline Improves Memory in a Rat Model of Amyloid beta Induced Alzheimer’s Disease -- White Matter in the Brain May Be a Key to Degenerative Changes Leading to Alzheimer’s -- Vitamin D and the Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease -- Bile Acids Induce Expression of Genes in Brown Fat That Increase Metabolic Rate (Thermogenesis) -- NUTRITION AND THE BRAIN -- Prostaglandins as Major Factors in Inflammation, Both as Pro-inflammatory and Anti-Inflammatory -- AGE-ASSOCIATED DECREASE IN ARACHIDONIC ACID AND EPA, DHA -- Phenolic Acids in Plants Suppress Lipolysis in Adipocytes (fat cells) Via Activation of the Niacin Receptor GRP109A (also called HM74a/PUMA-G) -- Lipolysis May Mediate the Proinflammatory Effects of Very Low Density Lipoprotein (VLDL) -- RESTLESS LEGS: Other Possible Remedies -- Alpha2 Adrenergic Agonists May Mimic Recovery Sleep

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