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  • 2020-11-09
    • - Effects of Time-Restricted Eating on Weight Loss and Other Metabolic Parameters
      This randomized clinical trial analyzed the effects of time-restricted eating on weight loss. They did not find any statistically significant benefit compared to the control group. 116 adults participated. So it is not a very big study… but an important data point never the less.


  • 2020-10-26 - Very insightful articles on war elephants. Very long. It comes in three parts.
    1. How did the elephant function in battle?
    2. If elephants are such awesome weapon systems, why did the Romans defeat and then abandon them (and why did the Chinese never meaningfully adopt them)?
    3. If elephants were as useless as the Romans thought, why did Indian kings kept using them?
  • 2020-10-10 Costco has sanitizing wipes; All clear brand; 320 wipes; $13.
  • 2020-10-03
    Researchers suggest that while diabetes is an independent risk factor for COVID-19-related mortality, this risk is dramatically reduced in subjects taking metformin, raising the possibility that metformin may provide a protective approach in this high risk population. Metformin is a cheap and popular anti-diabetes drug.


  • 2020-09-11 Vitamin D, part 1: back to basics (
    Written by a parathyroid surgeon who performed over 3500 parathyroid operations. Parathyroids are the glands in the neck that regulate Calcium.



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