The Jarring Issue of Microplastics + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: how exercise may help patients with Alzheimer’s disease, the potential reasons behind nutrition research biases, and unnerving findings about microplastics.
A group of UVA scientists have made an important discovery that could have massive impacts on the treatment of multiple sclerosis and other neuroinflammatory diseases.
Ingfei Chen takes a look at the sometimes unwholesome alliance between nutrition scientists and the food industry.
The New York Times
Gastroenterologist Philipp Schwabl examined the extent to which microplastics are appearing in the human body. The results, he says, are “astonishing.”