myWorld expands in Asia

myWorld, the operator of one of the largest benefit programmes in the world, will continue to expand its presence on the Asian market. Listing on the stock exchange, opening new markets and introducing innovative shopping technologies are some of the steps planned by myWorld Asia, the Kuala Lumpur-based subsidiary of the myWorld International group. myWorld… Read More »

Up to 40% of Consumer DNA Tests Are Inaccurate

Editor’s Note: This article is a reprint. It was originally published April 14, 2018. The number of people requesting a direct-to-consumer DNA test during 2017 more than doubled. According to, they claim the largest DNA database with more than 7 million people’s DNA stored.1 In combination with other companies collecting DNA data, the industry… Read More »

Is COVID More Dangerous Than the Flu?

Recently, I was consulted by a public figure to answer a seemingly simple question — is COVID-19 less deadly than the flu now? Unfortunately, this is actually a very difficult question to answer. After I reviewed the data with the individual, I realized that there is a lot of value in exploring that answer as… Read More »

Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease

Editor’s Note: This article is a reprint. It was originally published October 10, 2018. Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in nearly every cell of your body, vital for optimal functioning. For instance, your body uses cholesterol in the construction of cell membranes and in regulating protein pathways required for cell signaling. Without sufficient amounts… Read More »