Obesity epidemic in America

Only in America are obesity rates increasing this rapidly.   Everyone knows the health problems associated with obesity, yet it continues.  As a country, we are all aware that we must do something about the growing problem of obesity. Logically, Americans are simply not balancing what they eat and do.  We see this all of theContinue reading “Obesity epidemic in America”

A cure for Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most frequent cause of dementia characterized by a progressive decline in cognitive function associated with the formation of amyloid beta (Aβ) plaque.   The amyloid plaques are composed mainly of Aβ which is a cleavage product of APP.11      Interestingly, Aβ has recently been recognized as antimicrobial peptide (AMP), a part ofContinue reading “A cure for Alzheimer's”

The Case for Monogamy

This essay should not be construed as a personal attack against President Donald Trump. Trump, did trigger the compilation by questioning the linage of Senator Elizabeth Warren, President Barack Obama, et al. However, this essay is not all about politics, it is to explain the workings of genetics. Microbolic theory explains evolution and inheritable structureContinue reading “The Case for Monogamy”

Microbolic Theory

All mammals have around 25,000 genes, yet humans are by far the most sophisticated.  Our similar number of genes can code advanced processes because humans utilize thousands of commensal gut bacteria species to produce the precursors and chemical intermediates of human protein.  Some bacteria even work in concert to produce a useful molecule.  Human genesContinue reading “Microbolic Theory”