Dementia Rate Is Found to Drop Sharply

Dementia Rate Is Found to Drop Sharply Key quote: The British study, published on Tuesday in The Lancet, and the Danish one, which was released last week, also in The Lancet, confirmed something that researchers on aging have long suspected but lacked good evidence to prove: dementia rates would fall and mental acuity improve as […]

Cardio Doesn’t Exist

The inimitable James Steele II has a new publication out in the Journal of Exercise Physiology, called “Resistance Training to Momentary Muscular Failure Improves Cardiovascular Fitness in Humans: A Review of Acute Physiological Responses and Chronic Physiological Adaptations” Here’s the abstract: Research demonstrates resistance training produces significant improvement in cardiovascular fitness (VO2 max, economy of movement). […]

Rant: Teaching Styles in Medical and Philosophy Classes

As a student of both philosophy and medicine, I see two very different teaching strategies on a daily basis. My philosophy classes are almost always approached in the same manner: through the readings, I am exposed to a multitude of different perspectives on a single issue. I must then synthesize the arguments and write an […]