Piffle – Voting Age Should Be 16, Smoking Age 21

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That human children gradually mature into being adults is true enough. There is no one day when that's that and all is responsible and...

Michael Marmot Really Is A Card, Inn’ee?

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Sir Michael Marmot is insistent that economic inequality leads to health inequality. Well, OK, perhaps it does. Marmot also adamantly refuses to consider that...

It’s The FDA Stupid – Bernie Sanders Ponders Free Drug Costing $375,000

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A general and useful rule is that when something is wrong with the American health care system we should blame the bureaucracy - something...

The Larger The Market You Trade Over, The More Benefit From The Trade

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Once we accept the basic ideas of he division and specialisation of labour, then the subsequent trade in production, it becomes obvious that the...

NHS Homeopathy Service Becoming Ever More Effective As Spending Falls

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A report that the National Health Service is spending - still - £55,000 a year on homeopathic treatments. You know the nonsense, that repeated...

Gilead’s Not Really Going To Be Allowed To Profit From Remdesivir

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Gilead's stock jumped when the drug remdesivir was first shown to actually have some effect against coronavirus or Covid-19. Some thought that it was...

Ötzi’s Penicillin – The Birch Bark Fungus Called The Birch Polypore

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That useful drugs can be found out there in nature is obviously true. That's how Fleming discovered penicillin after all. It's also why the...

Another Polio Officer Shot Dead In Pakistan – We Do Want To Kill Off...

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That we have our own problems with the anti-vaccine crowd is obvious enough. Those who fail to understand what a bitch Mother Nature is,...

Of Course Asbestos Still Kills After 20 Years – It Takes 40 Years To...

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We have an interesting entry into the Idiot Complaint of the Day Race. That asbestos is dangerous is entirely true, that mesothelioma is a...

Homeoprophylaxis, Vaccine, One Of These Is Immunological Education That Works

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The power of Woo! to excite the credulous is, of course, unbounded. There is no other possible explanation for the existence of the Democratic...