Posts Tagged ‘Medicine’

October 4th, 2021 - 11:22 am § in Health, Science

Research behind Covid-19 vaccines doesn’t win Nobel Prize

It read like a script for a made-for-TV movie: Fighting peer rejection, job losses, and self-doubt, Katalin Karikó “spent decades researching the therapeutic possibilities of mRNA” because she was convinced it “could be used for something truly groundbreaking.” And it was: The Pfizer and Mo[...]

February 29th, 2020 - 3:40 pm § in America, Donald Trump


(The New England Journal of Medicine.)  Bill Gates said the coronavirus that has killed at least 2,859 people and infected more than 83,700 globally may be the “once-in-a-century pathogen we’ve been worried about.” While Donald Trump calls “HOAX” and acts as if COVID-19 is bein[...]

October 2nd, 2017 - 12:58 pm § in Misc.

Why Children Grown Up Today

David Preston added 3 new photos. The Children’s Room .In the old days they used to set aside sections in graveyards for all the little children who’d passed. When the parents died, the family could have the children’s remains reburied with them, but there were cases where the pare[...]

September 6th, 2017 - 12:54 pm § in Misc.

The Miracles of Modern Medicine

David Preston  Should you ever find yourself questioning the value of modern medicine, go to an old country cemetery and peruse the headstones. You’ll soon run across the graves of children who died from things that we rarely hear of today. At least not in the U.S. “Dread disease”[...]

June 26th, 2017 - 3:01 am § in Misc.

Medicine After Trump: Doctors used to literally ‘blow smoke up your ass’ with 18th Century medical treatment

 A Simple Guide To The GOP Health Care Bills Senate Republicans released their draft health care bill Thursday, unveiling a proposed rollback of Medicaid expansion and funding while ensuring hefty tax cuts for the wealthy and health care companies. Among other things, the bill reduces the number of[...]

March 13th, 2017 - 2:45 am § in Misc.


Link between health spending and life expectancy: US is an outlier The graph below shows the relationship between what a country spends on health per person and life expectancy in that country between 1970 and 2014 for a… OURWORLDINDATA.ORG[...]

February 5th, 2017 - 11:52 am § in Misc.

Chris Goodwin: Psychiatry as Industry

Christopher Goodwin FACEBOOK A recent study on personality disorders showed that 5.9% of the population has borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and 6.2% has Narcissistic Personality Disorder, some people have both but the average is 10% of the population with one or the other or both. Women made u[...]

April 14th, 2015 - 10:05 am § in America, Politics


ObamaCare Is it working? Posted on March 20, 2015 by hughschwartz on his blog Our president and the Democratic Congress are singing the praises of Obama care. It definitely has given more people access to health care. It protects people with pre-existing conditions from losing their benefits when [...]

April 13th, 2015 - 4:23 am § in Misc.

Ice Age Swiss Guy Had Coronary Artery Disease Risk Factor Genes!

From TopNew.In   and other sources  Well, now we know that God had it in for modern Europeans at least 5 millennia ago.  The 5,300-year-old Tyrolean Iceman from the Alps had a strong genetic predisposition for increased risk for coronary heart disease (CHD). The researchers who conducted the wh[...]

December 1st, 2014 - 5:55 pm § in Misc.

UW Creates Ebola Mice