Category: Research

Healers vs. Pencil Pushers

Check out this post from the physician/author pictured above. Interesting at a couple of different levels. First, Suneel’s point is clearly that the number of medical administrators in the U.S. is growing much faster than the number of physicians. I’m guessing that...

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The “LIFE EXTENSION COMMUNITY”

You know. That’s the gang of scientists involved in research that will help us to live longer. Maybe forever. Lots of different approaches being taken here. Sci-fi techniques being funded by Silicon Valley billionaires. Injecting old people with the blood of teenagers....

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Disclosures!?!?

Yup! Here comes another FDA study. This one is going to try to determine the extent to which medical professionals are misled by advertisements for oncology drugs, and the impact that various forms of “disclosures” have on doctors’ understanding of the drugs. The...

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Antibiotic Stewardship Works!

Don’t you just love it when things turn out the way they are supposed to. LIKE. Everybody knows that reserving antibiotic use for cases of actual infections, and then ensuring that patients actually complete the drug regimen, lowers the risk of developing drug-resistant...

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You Can Look It Up

Yup. Another insightful blog from the treasure trove of Seth Godin. As I always say when I direct you to one of Seth’s posts, you could go to his blog every day and be well served. BUT. Some posts are more important to us than others. Take this one for example. Briefly,...

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