1. RenaissanceMan

    Omega-3 EPA and DHA may be the solution to "male pattern baldness" / hair loss in men

    Follow up to my previous post on Omega-3s and Peat's flawed perspective on them (they increase dopamine and reduce learned helplessness i.e. high serotonin): Recent research...
  2. haidut

    Aspirin May Help Treat Melanoma

    A few months ago, a study made the rounds on social media and even this forum, claiming that aspirin actually increased risk of melanoma. Peat published a separate newsletter just to address that study. And now, this study below shows that aspirin actually may help treat Stage 2 and 3 melanomas...
  3. haidut

    Low Progesterone Drives The Conception Of Twin (or More) Babies

    I have always wondered about what causes some people to have twins (e.g. twinning), and why fertility treatments for women often result in much higher chance of twinning or even higher number of babies. While the "unassisted" conception of twins is usually explained away as being genetically...
  4. haidut

    Emotional Response To Pain Is Driven By Serotonin And Prostaglandins

    I posted previously on how serotonin is required for the formation of traumatic memories. This process plays a major role in disorders like depression, PTSD, chronic anxiety and even schizophrenia. Serotonin Is Involved In The Formation Of Traumatic Memories This study shows that the activation...
  5. EndAllDisease

    Sea Cucumber Extract Frondoside A Inhibits Prostaglandin Formation

    Sea cucumbers are squishy, boneless saltwater creatures found on the bottom of oceans worldwide, whose bodies are shaped like cucumbers and wrapped in a soft, leather-like casing. A study shows that one of the many anti-cancer substances found in the sea cucumber works by antagonizing the EP2...
  6. Hugh Johnson

    Effects Of Chronic Ethanol Treatment On Lipid Composition And Prostaglandins In Rats Fed Essential F The data are consistent with an increased utilization of EFA during chronic ethanol intoxication leading to a depletion of PG precursor stores in some but not all organs. Time to supplement with some alcohol.
  7. S

    Prostaglandin Could Cause Up To 40% Of Preterm Births

    Tensile strain increased COX-2 expression and PGE2 release leading to weakening of the human amniotic membrane
  8. haidut

    Cyproheptadine - A Wonder Drug?

    Hi all, As you many of you know, Ray Peat has mentioned cyproheptadine as a possible option for correcting certain physiological processes that have been derailed after years of eating PUFA, being exposed to chronic stress, toxins, endotoxin, battling chronic diseases, etc. As I mentioned in...