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Omega-3 may reduce risk of premature death

Posted on August 18th 2021 (4 months)
Views: 73554

Compared to people with the lowest blood concentrations of EPA and DHA (combined), those with the highest blood concentrations were as much as 17 percent less likely to die from all causes of premature death.

COVID-19 Q&A #2 - Antibody-Dependent Enhancement, Cross-Immunity, Immunity Duration & More

Posted on June 10th 2020 (over 1 year)
Views: 70376

The second in a multi-part series of COVID-19 related Q&As addressed by Rhonda Patrick, Ph.D. as a result of questions submitted by newsletter subscribers.

Epigenetic Aging: How old is your DNA?

Posted on December 11th 2020 (12 months)
Views: 60135

Dr. Steve Horvath found a way to measure biological aging – a type of "clock" – based on the methylation pattern of an organism's genome. This video primer explains the basics of epigenetic clocks, the topic of our interview with Dr. Steve Horvath.

DEBUNKED: 2/3rds of Cancer "Just Bad Luck"

Posted on February 12th 2015 (almost 7 years)
Views: 58439

Is cancer just bad luck? To some degree, yes... but there's also a very, very large environmental and lifestyle component.

Gordon Lithgow, Ph.D. on Protein Aggregation, Iron Overload & the Search for Longevity Compounds

Posted on April 7th 2017 (over 4 years)
Views: 58176

Dr. Gordon Lithgow is a professor of gerontology at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. The topic of conversation in this episode is especially focused on Dr. Lithgow's work with C. elegans, which a tiny nematode worm he uses to interrogate questions ...

Sleep loss impairs glucose regulation (but exercise helps)

Posted on March 13th 2019 (over 2 years)
Views: 56457

Several studies have established causation showing that sleep duration is a major determinant of insulin sensitivity.

The Biology of Breast Milk

Posted on August 25th 2020 (over 1 year)
Views: 52280

A comprehensive overview describing the nutritional and non-nutritional components of breast milk and the health benefits – to mother and infant – associated with breastfeeding.

Dr. George on Lactate Shuttle Theory, Relevance for Traumatic Brain Injury, & More

Posted on December 3rd 2014 (about 7 years)
Views: 50808

Contrary to commonly held beliefs, lactate is not the cause of muscle fatigue. Rather, it's an essential source of energy itself, greedily metabolized with a greater degree of preference than many other sources of energy, including glucose. Recent research ...

PRESENTATION: Rhonda Speaks at the Orthomolecular Congress in Bussum, Netherlands

Posted on January 3rd 2016 (almost 6 years)
Views: 47482

Dr. Rhonda Patrick delivers the keynote lecture at the Orthomolecular Medicine Congress in Bussum, Netherlands (MBOG Congres 2015). Discussion: prevalency of micronutrient inadequacy & Dr. Bruce Ames' triage theory.

Dr. Darya and Kevin Rose Talk Meditation Retreats, Diet, Seasonal Eating, and More

Posted on January 3rd 2016 (almost 6 years)
Views: 46608

Dr. Darya Rose & husband Kevin Rose join Rhonda for a chat about multi-day silent meditation retreats, Kevin's experiments with a ketogenic diet, and some ideas and other projects he's working.

Dr. Ashley Mason on Sauna Use for Depression, Conquering Insomnia, and Mindfully Breaking Bad Habits

Posted on November 2nd 2021 (about 1 month)
Views: 42344

Dr. Ashley Mason is a clinical psychologist whose research focuses on sauna use for depression and director of the Sleep, Eating, and Affect Laboratory at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at UCSF.

Salmon Roe Stacks Recipe

Posted on August 31st 2018 (over 3 years)
Views: 40208

This short recipe video shows a fun, tasty way to eat salmon roe. Salmon roe is rich in the omega-3 fatty acid, docosahexaenoic acid, in its phospholipid form.

Dr. Giselle Petzinger on Exercise for Parkinson's Disease

Posted on October 13th 2020 (about 1 year)
Views: 31168

In this episode, Dr. Giselle Petzinger discusses exciting findings in Parkinson's disease research, with an emphasis on exercise's role in neuroplasticity and delaying disease progression.

Dr. Bill Harris on the Omega-3 Index, Increasing Omega-3 to Improve Longevity & Heart Disease Risk

Posted on December 7th 2021 (2 days)
Views: 21275

Dr. Bill Harris is one of the world's preeminent experts in the field of omega-3 fatty acid research. His work focuses on the roles that fatty acids play in cardiovascular and neurocognitive health.

"Hacking Your Genes" at SF Nerd Nite

Posted on November 8th 2017 (about 4 years)
Views: 20520

Dr. Rhonda Patrick talks about transgenerational effects of caloric restriction on longevity, B-vitamins silencing bad genes, cognitive stimulation reversing neurodegenerative disease, exercise increases neurogenesis, and ways in which vitamin D might influ...

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