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A Conversation About the Dangers of Overhydration with Professor Timothy Noakes

By SAURABH JHA MD Professor Timothy Noakes, a South African exercise scientist and emeritus professor at the University of Cape Town who has run over 70 ultramarathons, speaks to me about the dangers of overhydration in endurance sports. Listen to our conversation at Radiology Firing Line Podcast. Saurabh Jha is a contributing editor to THCB and host… Read More »

Calories Now You See Them Now you Don’t

[unable to retrieve full-text content]People who sell food have found ways to trick you into thinking that their product has fewer calories than there actually are. We call this negative caloric illusion. The theory behind this was carefully postulated by Alexander Chernev a psychologist at Northwestern University.He did a series of experiments involving hamburgers. The… Read More »

Study Proves That Blue Light Reduces Blood Pressure Effectively

Research has revealed that exposure to blue light reduces blood pressure, minimizing the risk of cardiovascular disease.[1] For the duration of this study, individuals were exposed to half an hour of whole-body blue light at around 450 nanometres, a dosage similar to daily sunlight – then exposed to a control light on another day. Unlike… Read More »