Alzheimer’s And LATE Disease – What Is A Disease And What A Collection Of Symptoms?

New research tells us that hundreds of thousands we describe as suffering from Alzheimer’s disease are in fact possessors of something rather different, LATE. This being an important distinction if only we’re mentally sharp enough to remember it. It’s also something not unusual – in fact it’s the way medicine has been working ever since we passed the Ju-Ju Man stage of that science. For we do continually find that what we’ve been thinking of as a disease is in fact merely – or importantly perhaps – a collection of symptoms.…

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We’ll Be Able To Test These Transgender Claims Soon Enough

There are a number of claims flying around about transgender rights, incidence and even, in some dark corners, the very existence of the phenomenon. The underlying claim being that, tragically, some male brains or people are trapped in women’s bodies and vice versa, female people in male. Reactions to this range from let’s get that surgery organised stat through to life is unfair anyway then you die so get on with the hand dealt. Whatever your, or my, view here the interesting point is that we should be able to test this soon enough.…

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