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INTRO TO INFLAMMATION

With many major diseases linked to chronic inflammation, persistent…
2021-07-28/by Anil Bajnath

Gluten-Free Diet: Any benefit? Or just a trend?

Gluten-Free (GF) is necessary for anyone with Celiac Disease.…
2021-07-21/by Anil Bajnath

BATTLE OF THE FATS: What is the best cooking oil?

Anything with the term “vegetable” is commonly advertised…
2021-07-13/by Anil Bajnath

FATTY ACIDS: What makes essential fatty acids essential?

As we have learned throughout the Cell Membrane Series, Omega…
2021-07-04/by Anil Bajnath

FATTY ACIDS: Building blocks of life

As we continue our Cell Membrane Series, we will be discussions…
2021-07-04/by Anil Bajnath

CELL MEMBRANE: Where optimal health begins

What we eat applies on the cellular level directly to cell membranes.…
2021-07-04/by Anil Bajnath

CELL MEMBRANE: Protection for the Cell

Every cell in the body is protected by a membrane. Cell membrane…
2021-06-10/by Anil Bajnath

EXPOSOME: Measuring the biological impact of the environment around us

Our environment can drive disease or mitigate disease risk.…
2021-06-02/by Anil Bajnath

METABOLOMICS: Bridging the gap from genotype to phenotype

Today, we continue our series on the Omics of Medicine.…
2021-05-25/by Anil Bajnath

PROTEOMICS: THE TRANSLATION OF OUR BLUEPRINT

The technology surrounding proteomics has evolved in recent…
2021-05-19/by Anil Bajnath

OMICS OF MEDICINE: Transcriptomics

A gateway to a better understanding of disease pathogenesis.



As…
2021-05-11/by Anil Bajnath

OMICS OF MEDICINE: GENOMICS

A blueprint of a genetic "you".



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Our DNA determines…
2021-05-03/by Anil Bajnath

THE OMICS OF MEDICINE

The advent of high-throughput technologies in the field of genomic…
2021-04-26/by Anil Bajnath

ALTERED INTERCELLULAR COMMUNICATION – Where Inflammation Meets Aging

As we age, cells show an increase in self-preserving signals…
2021-04-20/by Anil Bajnath

STEM CELL EXHAUSTION – The Ultimate Culprit of Aging

Stem cells have exceptional abilities to self-renew and recreate…
2021-04-13/by Anil Bajnath

CELLULAR SENESCENCE – When Cells Undermine Their Purpose

Our bodies have a built-in process that is believed to be a…
2021-04-05/by Anil Bajnath

MITOCHONDRIAL DYSFUNCTION: Our Powerhouse Gone Awry

Mitochondria serve as the powerhouses of our cells for which…
2021-03-29/by Anil Bajnath

DEREGULATED NUTRIENT-SENSING – A Fine Line Between Longevity and Aging

The capacity of our bodies to sense and respond to the ebb and…
2021-03-22/by Anil Bajnath

LOSS OF PROTEOSTASIS – The Breach of our DNA Security

Cells need protein to grow and repair. Our bodies have safety…
2021-03-12/by Anil Bajnath

EPIGENETIC ALTERATIONS – Change is Inevitable

Change is inevitable, but your choices can alter the path. Epigenetics…
2021-03-04/by Anil Bajnath

TELOMERE ATTRITION – The Wear and Tear of Our Chromosomal Guardians

We have a sophisticated and specialized part of our DNA that…
2021-02-25/by Anil Bajnath

GENOMIC INSTABILITY – A Root Cause of Aging

We accumulate genetic damage throughout our lives. Let’s begin…
2021-02-17/by Anil Bajnath

EPIGENETICS: The Key to Reversing Your Biological Age

Aging is a leading risk factor for multiple chronic diseases…
2021-02-09/by Anil Bajnath

GUT-BRAIN AXIS: The ultimate communication channel

Ever wonder what causes ‘gut feelings’ and ‘butterflies’…
2021-01-18/by Anil Bajnath

STRESS: The importance of maintaining balance in our lives

Stress is an everyday word that we can all relate to. Understanding…
2021-01-11/by Anil Bajnath

MINDFULNESS: Where science meets meaning

Your purpose and beliefs are a powerful source of motivation.…
2021-01-04/by Anil Bajnath

AGING BRAIN, PART 3: THE MECHANISMS BEHIND IT ALL

Understanding how our brains are wired and what keeps them running…
2020-12-28/by Anil Bajnath

AGING BRAIN – PART 2: A New Perspective

Cognitive decline does not have to be a consequence of aging.…
2020-12-22/by Anil Bajnath

AGING BRAIN, PART 1: A Cause for Hope

When you are young, your brain has 100 billion brand-new cells…
2020-12-14/by Anil Bajnath

NUTRIGENOMICS – Advancing personalized medicine

As people age, diet and lifestyle play more prominent roles…
2020-12-07/by Anil Bajnath

AMP-ACTIVATED PROTEIN KINASE (AMPK): How to activate lasting energy

We’ve all learned of the importance of exercise to maintain…
2020-11-30/by Anil Bajnath

CELLUAR SENESCENCE: The little known cause of aging

Your health begins and ends with your cells. They are the foundation…
2020-11-23/by Anil Bajnath

BIOMETRICS: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER

Biometric tracking is at the center of personalized medicine…
2020-11-16/by Anil Bajnath

BIOMARKERS: CONNECTING THE MOLECULAR DOTS USING BIOMARKERS

We’ve talked about how your story begins with the fact that…
2020-11-09/by Anil Bajnath

Microbiome

WHAT’S THE STORY WITH YOUR MICROBIOME?



The human microbiome…
2020-11-02/by Anil Bajnath

How We Use Your Genome to Optimize Your Health

Your DNA determines an overwhelming amount of information about…
2020-10-26/by Anil Bajnath

Sex Hormones: Not Just for Sex

Evolution has two ultimate goals: survival and reproduction.…
2020-10-19/by Anil Bajnath

The All-Important Thyroid Gland and How to Test It

There's a tiny gland in your neck, right below the Adam's apple,…
2020-10-12/by Anil Bajnath

HPA Axis and Cortisol

Stress is a strange phenomenon, a signal that indicates to your…
2020-10-05/by Anil Bajnath

Hormone Optimization Series: Endocrinology 101

There's a postal service inside of you. A team of messengers…
2020-09-28/by Anil Bajnath