if anyone starts being dirty, I will come and kung fu you
Sunday, 16 December 2018

Powerful devices in the 5G era: Do mobile phones cause cancer?

quote [ It's the question that won't go away and, with the increasing prevalence of mobile phones and the incredible power of the latest devices, being asked more often: do mobile phones cause brain cancer? ]

What about increase in socialital dysfunction issues?

[SFW] [health] [+1 Funny]
[by R1Xhard@11:04amGMT] [9 comments]

Saturday, 15 December 2018

Obamacare ruling delivers new shock to health system

quote [ Expanded Medicaid for millions. Penalties for poorly performing hospitals. Even the Trump administration's own plans to lower drug prices.

Those and many other initiatives would all be illegal under a federal judge?s sweeping decision that the entire Affordable Care Act must be struck down ]

This is headed to the SCOTUS.

[SFW] [health]
[by bbqkink@6:30amGMT] [3 comments]

Friday, 7 December 2018

Doctors Aren?t Sure How This Even Came Out of a Patient

quote [ Somehow, a man coughed up an intact blood clot shaped like a lung passage. ]

Building blood clots
[SFW] [health] [+9]
[by ScoobySnacks@1:39pmGMT] [4 comments]

Monday, 3 December 2018

The million-dollar drug

quote [ UBC scientists spent decades developing Glybera, the world?s first approved gene therapy. But market forces needed just two years to make the potentially life-saving drug disappear. ]

It's an extreme example. but surely we can figure out how to pay for healthcare without worrying about profit

[SFW] [health] [+6 Sad]
[by slaytanik@7:28pmGMT] [14 comments]

Friday, 2 November 2018

In an unlikely twist, llamas may save humanity instead of annihilating us

quote [ A long-lasting vaccine that protects people from seasonal influenza infections could finally be on its way, following the production of a new kind of antibody based on an unusual class of antibodies produced by camelids, harvested from llamas as templates. ]

All this time, llamas were just trying to help by spitting at us.

[SFW] [health] [+4 laz0r]
[by Ankylosaur@3:43pmGMT] [5 comments]

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Surgery students 'losing dexterity to stitch patients'

quote [ Roger Kneebone, professor of surgical education at Imperial College, London, says young people have so little experience of craft skills that they struggle with anything practical. ]

[SFW] [health] [+4 Funny]
[by arrowhen@6:39amGMT] [9 comments]

Friday, 26 October 2018

Psychedelic psilocybin therapy for depression granted Breakthrough Therapy status by FDA

quote [ This classification suggests the treatment has demonstrated significant potential in early clinical evidence, allowing the FDA to assist and expedite subsequent development and review processes. ]

IMHO MMDA would be a far more effective drug (Anecdotal evidence) but it is a step in the right direction.

[SFW] [health] [+7 Good]
[by bbqkink@12:07amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Hundreds of health crowdfunding campaigns are for sham treatments

quote [ Millions of crowdfunded dollars are going to unsafe or ineffective therapies. ]

So she had to hail a taxonomy to take her homeopathy.
[SFW] [health] [+4 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Alzheimer's disease: mounting evidence that herpes virus is a cause

quote [ New review finds that over 150 papers strongly support the view that herpes simplex plays a role in Alzheimer?s disease. ]

Neat-o. The up side is that maybe this can be prevented.
[SFW] [health] [+5 Informative]
[by lilmookieesquire@4:24amGMT] [8 comments]

Friday, 19 October 2018

Self-lubricating condom 'success'

quote [ It could withstand intercourse involving at least 1,000 thrusts without losing its slipperiness ]

Back in my day, we didn't have any fancy forms of birth control... like pulling out
[SFW] [health] [+6 Good]
[by satanspenis666@2:01amGMT] [9 comments]

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