Category Archives: medicine

The Intriguing Case of Narcolepsy and Swine Flu

Interestingly, a study published in Nature Medicine indicates that young people were dying of the swine flu because of the excessive response of their own immune system Continue reading

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Following the Money

Science is the most difficult instance to bribe, because the only currency it accepts is evidence. Continue reading

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Injecting Kindness into the Debate

Vaccines are a topic that stir up a lot of emotions. How should we talk about them? Will anything we do make a difference? What if we frame the question somewhat differently: can we make a difference by the way behave in our interactions with other people? Continue reading

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Why Science?

Why science? Because science is the one gig in town that’s sitting down around the table and thinking hard on ‘how can we truly know something?’ Continue reading

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