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There’s no evidence a Covid booster shot is necessary, says Dr. Ashish Jha

There’s no need for Covid booster doses right now, the dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health said Friday, as highly transmissible, new variants test the protections of the available vaccines. “Let me tell you where we are: the data is very clear, if you’ve gotten your two shots of Moderna  or Pfizer  or… Read More »

Tech sites hype Apple Watch for COVID-19 prediction without providing the evidence

Milwaukee oncologist Michael Thompson, MD, wrote to me yesterday morning (February 10)  about an article – “New Study Suggests Apple Watch Heart Rate Sensor Can Predict COVID-19 Up to a Week Before a Swab Test” – promoted on Twitter by MacRumors.com. The story was about the so-called Warrior Watch Study at Mount Sinai Medical Center in… Read More »

Scientific evidence behind paleo diet

The Palaeolithic diet resulted in greater satiety quotients for energy, energy density and glycaemic load per meal. Adopting an evolutionary framework, based on sound scientific empirical work, is our best way forward to understand human health in the modern world. Evans August 24, Further research is warranted to test these early findings. Most hunter gatherers… Read More »