8 July 2010

Antibody Discovered for 91% of HIV Strains

[via:Hacker News]

26 December 2009

Microbes That Keep Us Healthy Starting To Die Off

[via:Slashdot]

5 December 2009

Astronauts on Drugs

[via:Slashdot]

22 November 2009

Depressed woman on sick leave loses insurance over cheerful Facebook photos

She was partying on doctor’s orders.

[via:Slashdot]

17 November 2009

Meditation Halves Risk of Heart Attack

7 September 2009

Adolf Hitler sex video/anti-AIDS campaign condemned by charities

[via:rubinju]

27 August 2009

Depression may be mental adaptation, enhancer of analytical thinking

[via:Mummila]

A six-year-old girl’s battle against schizophrenia

“”Is the Moban working?” her mother asks Jani during a visit. “No. I have more friends.””

See also: her father’s blog.

[via:Waxy]

19 August 2009

A follow-up on Scotland’s “Trainspotting” heroin generation

[via:Metafilter]

12 July 2009

Rabbi draws blood with his mouth after circumcision – four infants get herpes, one dies

Quite old news story (February 2005), but it strikes me as disgusting, so it fits in here just fine.

[via:Paaki]

14 May 2009

Photo by Dennis Villegas; Garbage, Estero de Paco, Manila, Philippines

Photos: failing waste management around the world

Photo by a Dennis Villegas.

[via:Nelg]

Office fridge clean-up sends seven to hospital

17 March 2009

Washington, D.C. exceeds HIV/AIDS infection rate of 3% (above 1% considered ‘generalized and severe epidemic’)

Awesome place. They have road blocks, too.

15 September 2008

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

“Brain Rules by [developmental molecular biologist] John J. Medina is a multimedia project explaining how the brain works. It includes a book, a feature-length documentary film, and a series of interactive tutorials.”

Non-suck Xmas gift or back to school demotivator. The book has a very polite and constructive way of saying that our society is insane and should be considered harmful.

[via:Brain Science Podcast]

4 September 2008

People in former Roman colonies less likely to have genetic protection against HIV

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