Longevity Insider HQ Archives


More weed killer than vitamins in this cereal [Roundup]

Written by Alex Reid
Posted November 5, 2018

A research nonprofit called the Environmental Working Group has analyzed the amount of glyphosate weed killer found in some popular breakfast cereals. Sure enough, it found alarmingly high levels of weed killer pesticides, in some cases MORE than the vitamins proudly advertised on the box cover.

Endangered tropical plant kills cancer cells & more [Roundup]

Written by Alex Reid
Posted October 29, 2018

Japanese researchers at the prestigious Kanazawa University have found a rare tropical plant with incredible cancer-killing potential. Studies are still in the early stage, so don't expect it to start showing up in treatments right away, but this is another great example of modern science finding health breakthroughs OUTSIDE of the pharmaceutical assembly lines.

Top psychologist: "We got this WRONG" [Roundup]

Written by Alex Reid
Posted October 22, 2018

Today's top story is a rare moment of self-reflection from a top psychologist, who says we're misdiagnosing children with ADD. No kidding! If you've been paying attention to the way we treat children, it's obvious something is wrong.

Incredible new probiotic defeats staph & more [Roundup]

Written by Alex Reid
Posted October 15, 2018

Many of the greatest scientific and medical advances have been accidental. Penicillin, pacemakers, and the lifesaving blood thinner warfarin were all discovered completely accidentally. And recently, another happy accident occurred in the halls of science...

Hospital didn’t treat her… but she still got a MASSIVE bill

Written by Alex Reid
Posted October 9, 2018

I’m sure you’ve heard about ultra-expensive hospital bills showing up unexpectedly. And it’s a serious and growing problem in America. But have you ever heard of anyone getting an enormous bill after NOT receiving treatment?

Shocking cure for autism and more [Roundup]

Written by Alex Reid
Posted October 1, 2018

Because we're dealing with literal life and death issues, our work can often seem grim. I often veto stories that come across my desk that seem needlessly dark. But sometimes a ray of hope cuts through. That's what happened today...

Skinny doesn't mean healthy [Weekly Roundup]

Written by Alex Reid
Posted August 27, 2018

Each week we share hard-hitting health news, breakthroughs, and novelties with you.

Hotel Pools pose SERIOUS health risk

Written by Alex Reid
Posted August 9, 2018

When it comes to beating the summer heat, nothing beats a refreshing trip to the swimming pool right?

Why this Berkley professor raps about transgender frogs

Written by Annalise May
Posted July 31, 2018

In 1997, the agribusiness giant, Novartis (now known as Syngenta), approached Dr. Hayes to research the herbicide atrazine.

4 Ways to Replace Your Doctor

Written by Dr. Geovanni Espinosa
Posted May 31, 2017

It's high time you told your doctor: You're Fired!

Big Pharma Gets Rich, You Get Sick

Written by Dr. Jack Wolfson
Posted May 3, 2017

Why are health care costs so high? Between pay and pricing it’s clear to me that we, as a society, are getting ripped off! Here's what we should do about it...

The Dangers Lurking in Your Laundry

Written by Dr. Jack Wolfson
Posted March 27, 2017

This weekly chore may be causing everything from dementia to Parkinson’s and cancer...

How to Live Past 100

Written by Dr. Jack Wolfson
Posted February 14, 2017

It's official. The life expectancy in the United States is going down. Dr. Jack Wolfson explains why this trend is headed in the wrong direction...

Another Reason to Avoid Antibiotics

Written by Alex Reid
Posted January 3, 2017

Antibacterial products are almost non-existent in your local market. Antibiotics wipe out everything – the good and the bad – without discriminating...

Can Your Dog Detect Cancer?

Written by Dr. Geovanni Espinosa
Posted December 14, 2016

You heard that right: dogs can almost perfectly detect signs of prostate cancer...