Re: Why Would You Remove Half a Brain? The Outcome of 58 Children After Hemispherectomy—The Johns Hopkins Experience: 1968 to 1996

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemispherectomy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemiplegia Paper: Why Would You Remove Half a Brain The Outcome of 58 Children After Hemispherectomy—The Johns Hopkins Experience 1968 to 1996 This is really strange but also interesting! ABSTRACT. Purpose. To report the outcomes of the 58 hemispherectomies performed at Johns Hopkins be- tween 1968 and January 1996. Methods. Charts were reviewed of…

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Multi-vitamins, not good for u after all?

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/17/health/17well.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multivitamin#Scientific_assessment The evidens seems to be mixed. This is an unfortunate situation bekus it is a forsed chois: one has to eether take vitamins or not. The kost is the risk of geting too many vitamins, som of wich ar danjerus if one gets too many. And the kost of buying the vitamins, as…

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Uganda’s mysterius noding disees

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn21316-mysterious-nodding-syndrome-spreading-through-uganda.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nodding_disease Mass hysteria anyone? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_hysteria But then again, mass hysteria does not kaus mental retardation AFAIN [as far as i no]. I think the kloo [clue] with the unusual food is the best kloo: “Other recommendations are; a need for strengthening of the surveillance and obtain cases house by house during national immunization days…

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Comment to: Lynn B Jorde & Stephen P Wooding – Genetic variation, classification and ‘race’

First reed the original article in Nature. (Alternativ download) It is a sensible article but consider: “In the meantime, ethnicity or race may in some cases provide useful information in biomedical contexts, just as other categories, such as gender or age, do. But the potential usefulness of race must be balanced against potential hazards. Ignorance…

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Review: Ben Goldacre – Bad Science

Recently, i hav been reeding som books on alternativ medicin (the other being Trick or treatment: Alternative Medicine on Trial) and sience in general. This is one of them. It is eesy to reed, and funny at times. I recommend it to peeple that want to no the eevils of alternativ medicin and mainstreem medicin…

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