What can a TED talker, an early Cancer detection test, and “23 and Me” all learn from autonomous cars?

Ed Park, MD cancer, diet, dr ed park, personal genomics, stem cells Leave a Comment

In this TED talk, Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos and wunderkind billionaire explains how labs serve to detect disease early, which is good. She argues that early detection by her affordable lab tech is better than the current disease management paradigm of the medical-industrial complex.   In related news, there is now an ONCOBLOT cancer screening test that claims sensitive …

Breastcancer.org is helping to prevent breast cancer through education

Ed Park, MD cancer, dr ed park, personal genomics, Telomere erosion Leave a Comment

Today, I had the pleasure of listening to and meeting Dr. Marisa Weiss, founder of Breastcancer.org. Her talk was a fascinating review of their partnership with the Environmental Working Group with the tagline “Think Pink, Live Green”. I heard a ton of useful information about toxins that can be read here: http://www.breastcancer.org/risk

What is a year in our telomeres? (part 3 of 3)

Ed Park, MD Biomarkers, personal genomics, TA-65, Telomerase Activation Medicine, Telomere erosion 8 Comments

I learned today that in 9 months, my January 2014 average leukocyte length decreased 500 base pairs but the Percentage of critically-shortened ones improved from 11.9% to 10.2%.

My 80yo patient now measures 20 years younger! (*after just three years of TA)

Ed Park, MD Biomarkers, dr ed park, personal genomics, TA-65 2 Comments

Anyway, thank you to our patient who through considerable faith and expense has provided a very interesting anecdote. If you stopped taking TA-65 because you didn’t feel anything you are not alone. But there is a measurable reason to believe that “the second year is even better than the first” as so many long-term patients have remarked.