The NET outcome of lives saved minus lives lost is likely between 11,000 and 115,000 additional deaths each decade due to added delays and costs of the regulatory process.
What We Don’t Know We’re only 2 lifetimes from the use of the modern scientific method in medicine. Thus, it’s only been applied for 0.0001% of human history. The more clinical research studies we read, the more we realize we don’t know. Nearly every study ends with the phrase “more research is needed”. We know […]
How many people have Alzheimer’s disease?
Worldwide, nearly 44 million people have Alzheimer’s or related dementia. An estimated 5.8 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer’s disease in 2018. The NIH spent $1.9 billion on Alzheimer’s research in 2018. This comes out to $327 per victim.
Research has also found that autistic children often experience chronic gastrointestinal problems a lot more frequently than children without autism. This has led scientists to explore whether microbiota transfer therapy (MTT) — can help solve gastrointestinal issues and affect other autism markers. MTT involves collecting, processing, and freezing the fecal material of healthy people, and […]
The US spends over $60 billion on weight loss products, yet it would only cost $30 billion to end world hunger.
You have a 1 in 96 chance of dying of an opioid overdose. You have a 1 in 7 chance of dying of cancer. It’s extremely easy to avoid dying from an overdose. Just don’t use opioids. So why is the opioid “epidemic” given so much more attention by politicians and the media?
Less REM Sleep Linked to Dementia
The people who developed dementia spent an average of 17 percent of their sleep time in REM sleep, compared with 20 percent for those who did not develop dementia. The researchers found that for every 1-percent reduction in REM sleep, there was a 9-percent increase in the risk of dementia. Do you know how to […]