The Link Between Persistent Pain and the Development of Dementia

The Link Between Persistent Pain and the Development of Dementia

A study appearing in JAMA Internal Medicine links persistent pain with progressive cognitive decline and dementia. But the mechanism is quite unclear. There are actually a few possibilities. For the video version, click here.

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Pasta, BMI, and Simpson's Paradox

Pasta, BMI, and Simpson's Paradox

A study appearing in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes suggests that pasta may actually lower your BMI. Can that actually be right?  A detailed look at the data, and how it relates to Simpson's paradox inside.  For the video version of this post, click here.

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