Research of the Week
An IL-6 inhibitor shows benefit in slowing down the coronavirus cytokine storm.
Researchers laying the groundwork for a meat tax.
Mice “pre-loaded” with corn oil experience an “extended course of lung injury” after being exposed to endotoxin.
Peter Attia (and colleagues) wonders if we’re missing a readily available treatment option.
How the lockdowns are affecting the earth’s seismic activity.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 416: Debbie Mirza: Host Elle Russ chats with Debbie Mirza, an expert on covert narcissists.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 54: Laura and Erin chat with Darren Cash, who brings an analytical mind to his health coaching.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 55: Laura and Erin chat with Robert Notter, who wants you to understand that your thoughts create your life.
Coronavirus may “reactivate” down the line.
Researchers sifted through sewage to determine that Massachusetts could actually have upwards of 100,000 coronavirus cases.
Interesting Blog Posts
What’s the deal with our dental issues?
What we can learn about metabolic syndrome from the current situation.
The FDA approves direct oxygenation of the blood for coronavirus patients.
A new antibody tests gives results in 10 to 15 minutes.
The beginnings of an accent.
The loss of taste and sense of smell are early symptoms of coronavirus.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Video I found interesting: Could nitric oxide be used to fight the disease?
Question I found interesting: Could statins worsen coronavirus outcomes?
Stat that makes me wonder: Back in January, Wisconsin serious flu rates were up 3x the previous year.
This would be good to know: A new study examines how early coronavirus got to California.
This is a powerful story I’d never heard: The Calusa, who ruled South Florida for hundreds of years without ever farming—just fishing.
Question I’m Asking
How many of you had or knew someone who had a really bad cold or flu-like illness late last year and early this year?
- Need some thiamin? Try this spicy pork and asparagus stir fry.
- Got an Instant Pot? Make some carrot soup.
One year ago (Apr 5– Apr 11)
- CBD Oil: How Should You Take It? – If you’re going to try it, what’s the best way?
- The Best 17 Keto-Vegan-Paleo Recipes– They’re real, and they’re spectacular.
Comment of the Week
“Uncanny valley: I live in an ultra-progressive city with one of the highest rates of vegetarianism in the country. And yet, when the coronavirus panic-buying on groceries began, the meat counters and frozen meat sections were empty, and the Beyond and Morningstar “products” were plentiful. That plant-based diet is really catching on …”
– I’ve noticed the same thing, Margaret.
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