Macrophages are really good at gobbling stuff up. It's all right there in the name - they are big (macro) eaters (phage). I study them in the context of the immune system - one of the things they do really well is eat up bacteria and other pathogens that have found their way into your tissues. As a front line sentinel, they also are capable of kick-starting inflammation and … [Read more...] about Weight loss and macrophages
Putting weight on fast
If you thought that Porsche and Alfa Romeo have a monopoly on mid-engined, rear-wheel drive coupes with the Cayman and the 4C respectively, think again, because there’s a new kid on the block: the Alpine A110. Spearheading Renault’s resurrected brand, it harks back to the classic A110 berlinette that was manufactured from 1961 to 1977. But why on earth would anyone … [Read more...] about Drifting The Alpine A110 On Track Will Put A Smile On Your Face
By Michael Hurley, CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) — In the NFL, no PED suspension is ever truly “shocking.” It’s widely assumed — fairly or unfairly — that players across the league take a variety of substances in order to build and prepare their bodies to withstand the beating it must endure in order to survive in the NFL. Staying healthy in a … [Read more...] about Will Julian Edelman’s PED Suspension Put Further Scrutiny On Trainer Alex Guerrero?
As I read my assignment, my heart began pounding – Formula Experiences. Formula, I think to myself, as in Formula race cars? Am I dreaming? Someone pinch me . . . I’ve done a lot of cool things behind the wheel: participated in dozens of autocross events, raced in 24 Hours of LeMons and Chumpcar, driven the canyons outside of Los Angeles, and traversed … [Read more...] about Fast Cars & Pounding Hearts: An Exciting Day With Formula Experiences
Drugmakers, investors buoyed by Trump speech: Even as President Trump, during a much anticipated speech, promised to “derail the gravy train” in health care, Big Pharma stock prices were rising. Carolyn Y. Johnson of The Washington Post writes that Trump’s 44-page blueprint, dubbed “American Patients First,” was long on policy ideas and light … [Read more...] about Trump Speech on Drug Prices Buoys Big Pharma and Investors