Category: Study

2020 – Year in Review

Whadda year. Documentary Interrupted It’s crazy to think we started it off filming #TheCCDoc across 17 countries and 28 cities across the world (Jan/Feb)…and yet…that’s much, much smaller news than what has happened since in 2020. That said, we have some excellent footage for #TheCCDoc (36 interviews!) and a new plan to wrap in the …

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CSF: Powering Milestone and $30,000 from Goal for Travel and Genetic Testing

We’ve reached a key milestone in having our study now being powered as the last step before submission to the IRB. We have $60,000 yet to raise, but we have an anonymous donor matching $30,000 — thus, we need only raise another $30,000 to meet our goal for travel and genetic testing. For more details …

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Philippa’s Hypothesis – Thyroid Dysfunction May Explain LMHR Phenotype

In this interview, Dave talks to Philippa about her hypothesis that the Lean Mass Hyper-responder phenotype may be described by an underlying thyroid dysfunction. They deep dive into the idea to discuss the relevant research, and compare it to Dave’s lipid energy model. 0:00 Intro and brief overview of Lean Mass Hyper-responders Site mentioned: Lean …

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Lipids and Viral Infections

A Quick Recap In our last post about lipids and the immune system, we focused about how lipoproteins, particularly LDL, can participate in immune responses directly during infection – both by blocking the infection of cells through multiple mechanisms, and by binding to pathogens to neutralize them. In that post, infections were being referenced generally …

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Lipoprotein Power – LDL and the Immune System

If one were to hear the words “lipoprotein” or “cholesterol” in a sentence, it might be expected that the next words would be “heart disease”, or “diabetes” or “metabolic syndrome”. However, while working alongside Dave and digging deeper into research on the lipid system, I found that surprisingly the next words were sometimes “infection” or …

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