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Weekend Link Love – Edition 245

Research of the Week

A recent study suggests [1] that people taking statins get “less bang from their exercise buck” than people not on statins. 

Infecting (“dosing”?) celiac people with the hookworm parasite made them more tolerant of gluten in a recent study [2].

Interesting Blog Posts

Boy, Walter Willett really, really doesn’t like science that conflicts with his recommendations [3].

If you like the work of Chris Masterjohn, PhD, and want him to continue doing it, consider donating to his lab [4].

Media, Schmedia

Why are so many top endurance athletes having heart problems? The NZ Herald explores the situation [5].

In case you missed it (I know I never miss an episode, personally; love me some Whoopi), Kelly Starrett was recently seen [6] mobilizing the cast and guests of ABC’s The View. Kelly’s segment starts at 19:20.

Everything Else

An illustrated history of heart disease [7] (and our pathetic attempts to fix it).

Another helpful guide to building your own standing workstation [8]. It’s geared towards gamers but should work fine for anyone.

A challenger appears: GMO wheat inexplicably pops up [9] in an Oregon wheat field.

Speaking of which, here’s farming [10], before and after Monsanto.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jun 2 – Jun 8)

Comment of the Week

Unplug from the 24/7 media stream says the online blog post.

Maybe so [15], but it remains my best option at getting the word out.