Archive for May, 2021
“The random scattered errors (noise) in our judgments are at least as damaging and common as the predictable, non-random errors (bias) in them, and the same may be applied to how our immune system is capable of responding to Sars-Cov-2”.
Humans are unreliable decision makers; their judgments are strongly influenced by irrelevant factors, such as their current mood, the time since their last meal, their social experiences, inherited patterns of analysis and the weather. The immune system is also subject to noise; time of the day, body mass, nutrition, medication, inflammation, oxidation, trauma, stress, environment, age etc. Read the rest of this entry »
An article in the British Journal of General Practice published online, on the 29th April 2021, sets out a mixture of support, disdain and implied ineffectiveness of the role that lifestyle medicine has in the restoration and generation of human health. The direct journal response online allows only for 350 words. A fuller response is found below.