Just a little public service announcement regarding what they don't usually tell you. Beware the cancer risk of CT scans. Also read up on the raging debate sparked by a federally funded US task force of physicians who found that...
A study just out reveals that about 85 per cent of new drugs offer few if any new benefits. In fact, a significant cause of death in the United States is due to the toxic side effects or...
Durians to reduce fever? That's a claim made in a Dr Oz programme about the "five best cures from around the world". [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mB_JcnqLExQ?rel=0&w=475&h=271] Dr Oz featured Dan Buettner, author of "Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer From the...
Blog visitor Phua Kai Lit points out that the way we calculate GDP is deeply flawed. The way national wealth and economic growth are calculated needs to be changed e.g. “bads” such as environmental pollution and health hazards need...
Is our underfunded public health care system able to cope with the crowds needing affordable health care? Some photos from the Penang General Hospital today. http://twitter.com/LittleHantu/status/239953209643376640 http://twitter.com/LittleHantu/status/239951686142136322/ There also seems to be a problem with the lifts at the Penang GH. http://twitter.com/LittleHantu/status/239950506594820096 http://twitter.com/LittleHantu/status/239950880764477441