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Voluntary activation of the sympathetic nervous system and attenuation of the innate immune response in humans

Inflammation and Cellular Aging

One topic that’s certainly moved to center stage as of late is immunity. For obvious reasons there is great interest in exploring what we can do to enhance our immune functionality. The key idea, as it relat...

Ketogenic diet as a metabolic treatment for mental illness

Anti-inflammatory treatment rescues memory deficits during aging in nfkb1−/− mice

COVID-19: A Pandemic Within a Pandemic

Cancer Risk – Why Blood Sugar Matters

By: The Dr. Perlmutter Team Blood sugar elevation has become a central focus in medicine these days because of its well-established relationship to so many chronic conditions including Alzheimer’s, diabetes...

How Does Excess Body Fat Threaten Memory?

In the past, I have written several blogs discussing the relationship of body measurements like body mass index (BMI) to cognitive function, as well as relationships between what is called the waist-to-hip r...

Reducing Inflammation for Better Health

The leading causes of death and disability worldwide are chronic degenerative conditions. These familiar diseases including cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and type II diabetes are incre...

Retrospectively reported childhood physical abuse, systemic inflammation, and resting corticolimbic connectivity in midlife adults

Holiday Treats and Depression

It's something we all do at the holidays, when we're surrounded by gingerbread men, hot cocoa, fruitcakes, and chocolate candies. Faced with the choice of the sweet treat or healthier alternatives, we remind...