In February, 2015, Wal-Mart, GNC & Target were all served cease & desist orders by the New York State Attorney's Office to stop selling their store brand supplements after an investigation found that, not only did they contain several ingredients not identified on their labels as an ingredient, in many cases the herbal supplement itself [...]
Franco Du Preez, Chief Science Officer at LifeQ explains how their scientists have created a device that uses computational systems biology and body monitoring to create an accurate and immediate record of personal physiology. To watch more videos from Dr. Kaplan's CES & Wearable Data series, click here.
Dr. Gary Kaplan talks to a representative from Under Armour about their new fitness tracking app - Under Armour Record - which includes a social network for athletes and fitness enthusiasts where they can map and share their fitness activities and achievements. To watch more videos from Dr. Kaplan's CES & Wearable [...]
The Brain Sensing Headband by Muse is a brain training tool that helps to reduce stress. Here, Trevor Coleman, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer of Muse, talks to Dr. Gary Kaplan about how their product uses a neurofeedback process to improve your brain health. To watch more videos from Dr. Kaplan's CES [...]
One doctor's take on the Institute of Medicine's new consensus report. By Gary Kaplan, D.O. As first seen on U.S. News & World Report. The Institute of Medicine released their consensus report on myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, “Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Redefining an Illness,” on Feb. 10. This report was prepared by the Committee [...]
Wearable technology and data is everywhere, as evidenced at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that took place in Las Vegas, NV. CES hosted nearly 300 health and biotech exhibitors - a sharp increase from years past - and wearable technology and health monitoring devices were in abundance. Dr. Gary Kaplan examined some of [...]
Give your Valentine the heart-healthy gift of dark chocolate this weekend, and make sure to treat yourself to some too! Dark chocolate has been identified as a "super-food" for good reason - and the key is in the cocoa. Look for chocolate that contains at least 70%, as that's where the cardiovascular benefits are found. [...]
It is estimated that over 1 million people in the United States are living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ME/CFS). CFS is a debilitating disease characterized by extreme fatigue and a host of other symptoms such as sleep disorders, muscle pain, headaches, swollen lymph nodes and sore throat, [...]
In September, Dr. Gary Kaplan sat down with Lois Lindstrom of The Bookman's Corner, and discussed his book, "Total Recovery: Solving the Mystery of Chronic Pain and Depression." Watch Dr. Gary Kaplan present his case on how we've been thinking about disease all wrong.
On Monday, September 8, 2014 Dr. Gary Kaplan appeared on NBC Washington News 4 to discuss the health impacts of mold exposure. When environmental toxins (from molds, insect bites, heavy metals, food preservatives, or other harmful chemical agents) are introduced into the body of a person who lacks the proper liver enzymes [...]