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Division and Distrust

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The year ahead is of course simply a continuation of the prior year, nothing magical occurs on the 1st day of January that creates…

Why our immune systems are so flexible

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The human immune system possesses immense individual-to-individual diversity, and also has specialised compartmentalisation[1]. (Which means many variations in response, local tissue activity, recovery and…

Anti-aging Diets – do they work?

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A proposed test to measure inflammation, from which an ‘inflammatory age’ may be determined has recently become available. The test involves the drawing of…

Agnotology – Are you Confused?

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Agnotology (the study of deliberate spreading of confusion) Throughout the pandemic, it has been saddening how science has been hijacked. Arguments around herd immunity…

Metabolites, Health and Brain Function

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An Oct 2021 paper in BMJ Nutrition Prevention and Health explored the relationship between fruit and vegetable intake and mental wellbeing in school children[i].…

A Zen Moment for Immunity

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A koan (a Zen Buddhist derived a paradoxical anecdote or riddle without a solution) for pandemic times: ‘If a microbe silently and inconsequentially copies itself in…

Is Natural Immunity Inviolable?

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The obvious answer is NO, otherwise no one would suffer immune related illness and death. The ability of your immune system to respond, repel…
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