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Are we too obsessed with curing cancer?

September 7, 2016

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Craig Venter is a stapled name in the genetics world. His newest company aims to increase healthy ageing. “We have MRI imaging of the brain and body which allows us to detect any tumour larger than two millimetres. We take 4D echocardiograms, to create a movie of your heart and measure every parameter in it. […]

Underappreciated benefits of playing sports at a young age (part 1)

June 13, 2016

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I was surprised at the amount of positive feedback on my Rethinking youth activity series. That said, there’s no doubt the series can come across as putting sports in a negative light. I wanted to share some ways sports can be very beneficial. Benefits which consist of more than “teamwork.” I’m going to split this into parts as […]

Exercise and cancer- why it helps and how much is enough? (part 4)

May 11, 2016

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This is a four part series- Why exercise helps A framework for why this matters How much is enough and practical guidelines Putting prevention in a new light – Putting prevention in a new light As the cost of sequencing genomes has come down, we’ve started to face an ethical and personal dilemma. Should we do […]

Exercise and cancer- why it helps and how much is enough? (part 3)

May 9, 2016

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This is a four part series- Why exercise helps A framework for why this matters How much is enough and practical guidelines Putting prevention in a new light – How much is enough? It is *not* all relative Continuing with colorectal cancer, from this study, “Evaluating the combined effect of moderate and vigorous physical activity on the risk […]