Dr Michael Elstein

The future of antibiotics

Even today antibiotics are deployed like missiles of war, unnecessarily, indiscriminately and with a lot of collateral damage.  The result, antibiotic resistance, currently the leading

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Could AI replace doctors?

Recently at the University College, London, after accessing medical case summaries which presumably provided all the information needed to arrive at a correct diagnosis a

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Fever and Heat Exhaustion

Fevers although uncomfortable and distressing especially for mother’s witnessing their ailing offspring are a good thing.  It’s our bodies heating up to nuke an invading

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Super-ageing secrets

In a new series on SBS, entitled; ‘The Secrets of the Super-agers,’ Dr Michael Mosley, medical sleuth and relentless self-developer, now 65, traverses the universe

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Saving the prostate

The prostate is a small walnut-shaped gland at the base of the penis that essentially lubricates semen providing the jetstream of energy that allows male

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Alcohol raises blood pressure

I’ve repeatedly described how alcohol might be our archenemy.  Aside from weakening our immune systems and lowering hormone levels which can compromise sexual function new

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Alpha-ketoglutarate and ageing

Like the arms race with its catastrophic downside finding the omnipotent ageing reversal elixir has spawned equally feverish exploration often times undergirded by commercial intent. 

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