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A campaign for kidney disease patients

Gabriele & Spiros are running an Indiegogo campaign for kidney disease patients. If you know kidney patients or their friends, family & loved ones, please share this campaign with them and support it anyway you can.  51 more words


People using a popular antipsychotic drug are reporting an uncontrollable urge to binge eat, gamble, and have sex

(Source: www.techinsider.io)

Patients taking the antipsychotic drug Abilify have reported uncontrollable urges to gamble, binge eat, shop, and have sex, the US Food and Drug Administration said in a… 253 more words


A biotech company is attempting to bring brain-dead patients back to life

(Source: www.techinsider.io)

A biotech company in the US has been granted ethical permission by the National Institutes of Health to use 20 brain-dead patients for what is sure to be a highly controversial study: From next year, they plan to stimulate their nervous systems in order to restart the brains. 543 more words


Breaking down brain barriers to fight cancer

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

ST. LOUIS: Neurosurgeons using lasers to treat brain cancer have discovered the technique breaks down the blood-brain barrier, a finding that could potentially lead to new treatment options for patients diagnosed with the deadly disease. 454 more words

Current Affairs

Using Science When It Suits Your Interests.

The other day, after writing my post about why I think it is both legally and ethically correct that David and Collet Stephan were found guilty of failing to provide the necessaries of life to their now deceased son Ezekiel, I happened to glance at some Twitter pages belonging to those engaged in ‘alternative treatments.’ (I will not call any of them doctors even if they call themselves such.) 552 more words

Abandoned as a baby

From Frank and Ruthie Wey (now back in the US):

X. is 18 years old with a one year old and a 2 month old. She is HIV+ and so are her children.  256 more words