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Lee Marvin’s back…

with a bang! And having missed last week’s readings, I was determined to make this week’s, the line-up simply too good to miss – Matt Hooton… 824 more words

Lee Marvin Readings

New Procedure Allows Kidney Transplants From Any Donor - The New York Times

The procedure, reported in The New England Journal of Medicine, involves a reboot of a patient’s immune system and could also work for lung and liver transplants. 13 more words

Biology

Oh dear :O

Mummy took me, Dougall and Kevin to the vet last week for a checkup.  She said we didn’t seem very happy at the moment.  Well, she was quite right, I haven’t felt really happy since Victor died, although Colman’s birthday party was fun.   421 more words

Health

Book Review: Brain on Fire

Good evening, Kathy. It’s (not really sunny) Sunday.

In the last 24 hours I have read through the entirety of the book Brain On Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan.   849 more words

Non-Fiction

A Poetry that Holds Great Power: Heather Taylor Johnson reviews 'Immune Systems' by Andy Jackson

Immune Systems by Andy Jackson Transit Lounge Melbourne, 2015

In Andy Jackson’s new book, Immune Systems, we are shown India through three distinct lenses. Section one sees the Indian urban landscape through an overseas patient who is there to receive treatment and recover, whereas sections two and three use formed poetry as links to the country: haikus and ghazals, respectively. 999 more words

Australian Poetry

Ebola funds: Are Africans intelligent?

Ebola funds: Are Africans intelligent?

It is said that over 80% of the funds directed to the fight against the Ebola crisis in West Africa were absorbed by the West a study revealed, the exact figure is in fact 84 percent. 472 more words

Adaptaition

*****Eyes Wide SHUT! Understanding The Modern Health Pandemic

By Niaby Codd

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World

Pharmaceuticals and the lack of nutritional knowledge and understanding had been a growing concern of mine, ever since I developed my own health issues. 940 more words

The World As I See It