Forget Big Pharma. Big Pathology is scary, and they have a much stronger grip on our fears - imperfection, uncertainty, and making a baby. http://www.abc.net.au/religion/brave-new-world-of-genetic-medicine/10356384
A quick run down on things that live in mouths and genitals, and what we can do about them.
A few years back, I was on my lunch break in the hospital tea room. A scene from House or Grey's Room or Emergency Anatomy or whatever was playing on the grotty T.V on top of the microwave. An intern appeared to be doing brain surgery alone in a broom cupboard with cleaning gloves. Elective … Continue reading the legacy of TVMed™
Sept 2013 I'm back to medicine - in a haematology unit. Leukaemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma. Hence I'm thinking a lot about my own death and the fact that there is maybe a 30-40% chance it will come with crumbling bones and bladder dysfunction, and almost certainly at what appears to be an inopportune time. I've … Continue reading starting over at the end