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


5 December 2009

Astronauts on Drugs


22 November 2009

Depressed woman on sick leave loses insurance over cheerful Facebook photos

She was partying on doctor’s orders.


17 November 2009

Meditation Halves Risk of Heart Attack

7 September 2009

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


27 August 2009

Depression may be mental adaptation, enhancer of analytical thinking


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.


19 August 2009

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


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.


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.


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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