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™
The building contractor chatted pleasantly while I checked his blood pressure, waist circumference, recent cholesterol levels, fasting glucose and urine protein. We discussed screening for bowel cancer with “the poo test” versus colonoscopy, with reference to his family history. We talked in detail about prostate cancer testing and I offered to provide written information as … Continue reading what I do for thirty seven dollars and five cents