Practicing naturopath physician, Dr. Joanne Conaway left mainstream medicine, rejecting the conventional approach of treating symptoms with pharmaceuticals. In the first half, she discussed what she believes are more effective methods of restoring health, and primarily how a healthy gut and microbiome promotes normal gastrointestinal function and provides protection from infection, increased absorption, and the regulation of one's metabolism. Midweek Open Lines were featured in the latter half.
Scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University have developed a breakthrough technique that has allowed them to 'film' the brain as it forms new memories. The incredible video shows fluorescent tagged molecules moving in real time as they form memories inside a mouse brain. The researchers think their 'mouse model' could have major implications for understanding of how the brain works. Check out the video here.