Cancer – to DIY or not to DIY

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Cancer treatment used to be barbarous. The first weapons in the war against cancer, the nitrogen mustards, were originally developed...

Titanium Teeth

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Radium toothpaste for teeth that glow *During the radium craze, which started in 1903 and ran for a decade or...

Night and Day (U R the 1)

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‘Vitamin’ D and melatonin are pluripotent compounds. Some think of them as vitamins, but they are more convincingly classified as...

Through the K-Hole

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Dreaming of Electric Sheep Special K means different things to different people. For dieters it is low-Kalorie Kandy-Kolored Kibble from...

Social Defeat

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Since the end of WW2 much of the world has seen a sustained period of material, if not spiritual development....

Good Taste

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Let them eat Cake The law is often an ass, but every now and then it gets it right. A...

Drug Cartels

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Take the gun. Leave the canoli The last post was loudly critical of the supplement industry, and a senior supplement...

Fish Oil? Upgrade to Snake Oil!

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Fish oil companies don’t sell snake oil. Perhaps they should...  I have spoken to the management of some of the...

The Kids are Not Alright

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The kids are not alright. Check out The Who, miming their 1965 hit on the banks of Regent’s Park boating...

Eloi and Morlocks

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The Time Machine - an invention In Herbert George Wells book ‘The Time Machine’, travellers into the future find that...

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