In a huge victory for advocates of later start times, California legislature passed on August 31, 2018 new law that middle and high schools shall begin no earlier than 8:30 a.m. before July 1, 2021. : Health

Somehow I managed staying up past midnight doing homework every night, and waking up at 6:30 every day. I even did sports and a part time job. I’m not saying I operated at peak performance during any of it, but for some reason now that I’m out of school I struggle more with staying up […]

Global health – what it means and why PHE works globally

Global health is focused on improving health and achieving health equity for all people worldwide – meaning working towards the absence of avoidable, unfair, or remediable differences among groups of people. Many health issues and concerns transcend national boundaries and require collaboration between countries to address them and in this blog we explain the role […]

“This is a completely new chemical.” The drug, called AT-121, targets the same opioid receptors in the brain but also latches on to nociception receptors, that block the brain’s addiction-forming response. : Health

The post title is a copy and paste from the title and second paragraph of the linked popular press article here : New Experimental Painkiller Is Like Stronger Morphine Without the Addiction “This is a completely new chemical.” The drug, called AT-121, targets the same powerful pain-relieving mu opioid receptors in the brain that traditional […]

Weekend Link Love — Edition 519

Research of the Week A few potential drivers of brain aging. “People who consumed a diet emphasising fruit, vegetables, nuts, legumes, fish, dairy products and meat had the lowest risks of cardiovascular disease and early death.” This quote was so good I even left the terrible British English spelling of “emphasizing” intact. Cave bear DNA […]

8 Art-Inspired Techniques to Spark Self-Discovery

Art can help us to discover who we are. Who we truly are. Through art-making, Carolyn Mehlomakulu’s clients have gained insight into their real emotions, hopes, goals, values, strengths and needs in relationships. They’ve gained insight into how their past continues to influence them today. By examining how they make art, her clients also have […]

Almond Banana Pancakes | Mark’s Daily Apple

Try as we might, many of us find the temptation of pancakes too hard to resist. Maybe it’s the sweet, buttery aroma of the batter on the griddle or the soft doughy texture, or that eating something with the word “cake” in it for breakfast just feels so deliciously naughty. But it doesn’t have to […]

All Of That Struggle, and Such a Simple Solution

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep […]

Duncan Selbie’s Friday message – 31 August 2018

Dear everyone I hope many of you have enjoyed a good and restful summer break. I am delighted to say that we have a new Chair for the PHE Advisory Board, Dame Julia Goodfellow. Dame Julia was previously Chair of the British Science Association and was also president of Universities UK from 2015 to 2017 […]