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Interview: Bill Willis, PhD
What the heck is HMGB1 and why care about it? In this interview, we pick the brain of Examine.com researcher Bill Willis about a recent paper he published on the matter, and get his insights on the research process and his opinion on the recent spate of scientific misconduct reports.
Mini: Vitamin D, dementia, and lipids: the ApoE connection
In this mini, we give you a quick summary of recent research examining how ApoE genotype affects the way blood lipids respond to swapping out dietary saturated fat for carbs.
Can keratin supplementation improve body composition and cycling performance in endurance-trained men?
Getting your protein from feathers and hooves doesn't sound very tasty. Nor is it practical, since we can't digest them. However, sulfur-rich keratin can be extracted from these livestock-processing byproducts. Does it have any practical advantages over casein?
Which diet’s best for weight and metabolic risk factors in people with type 2 diabetes?
There's quite a bit that's known about how diets impact diabetes. What's less well understood is how different diets compare. This network meta-analysis aimed to find out.
Paleo plus exercise: not the perfect match from the past?
There's little question that diet and exercise both help with type 2 diabetes. But the added benefits of exercise on top of the paleo diet is less well understood.
CoQ10 supplementation helps with one pole of bipolar disorder
There's reason to believe that coenzyme Q10 supplementation can impact on unipolar depression. This trial looked at whether it could also improve depression in people with bipolar disorder when added to standard treatment.
Elderly people at risk for dementia may benefit from vitamin D supplementation
Not everyone with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) proceeds progresses to dementia, but the majority do. Can vitamin D supplementation help with cognition in people with MCI?
Can alpha lipoic acid help manage metabolic diseases?
We've previously covered a meta-analysis looking at ALA's impact on weight. But how much of an impact does it make on cholesterol and glycemic control?