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Lucky iron fish - Wikipedia
iron object in pan helps with deficiencies
nutrition  health  iron  poverty  aid  wikipedia 
january 2019 by ignatz
They'll Have to Rewrite the Textbooks | UVA Today
Overturning decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist.
neuroscience  brain  immunology  medicine  health 
april 2016 by ignatz
F.D.A. Is Finding Attention Drugs in Short Supply -
DEA/FDA nuttiness preventing access to prescription meds
health  drugs  usa  failure  add  drugwar 
january 2012 by ignatz
Global alcohol consumption: Drinking habits
Global map of alcohol consumption. Moldova wins.
geo  gis  mapping  alcohol  drugs  health  who 
february 2011 by ignatz
HealthMap | Global disease alert map
disease outbreaks gmapped with ProMED mail integrated
disease  health  map  geo  gis  gmaps  promed  H1N1  doom 
november 2009 by ignatz
x-treme_eating.pdf (application/pdf Object)
the CSPI awards for over the top deadly chain restaurant food (PDF)
health  nutrition  cspi  restaurants  usa  doom  food  pdf 
june 2009 by ignatz
Sleeptracker the Unique Alarm Clock, Wake Up Easier - Sleeptracker the Sleep Watch
fancy watch supposedly wakes you at opportune times, tracks your sleep
gadgets  sleep  health  time  insomnia 
april 2009 by ignatz
Bad Science » “Facebook causes cancer”
Professor Greenfield’s stated aim, however, is to improve the public’s understanding of science: and yet repeatedly she appears in the media making wild headline-grabbing claims, without evidence, all the while telling us repeatedly that she is a scientist.
failure  science  socialnetworking  internet  health  cranks  pseudoscience 
february 2009 by ignatz
Functional Families, Dysfunctional Brains
Murderers from relatively benign backgrounds are more likely to have reduced activity in two key brain areas than murderers from homes wracked by conflict, deprivation and abuse
via:tinymammoth  psychology  psychiatry  crime  health  neurology  brain 
november 2008 by ignatz
Disaster: Students Quarantined in University As Epidemic Unfolds
Apparently there's been an outbreak of cholera, and the local officials dealt with it Resident Evil style: Lock everybody in, give them no information, and see if they survive.
china  failure  cholera  publichealth  epidemic  oppression  health  via:tinymammoth 
november 2008 by ignatz
Detoxify Yourself: 101 Tips to Remove the Poison from Your Body and Your Life - Nursing School Search Blog
This is a compendium of social beliefs about health, or "avoiding toxins" as it's called currently.
health  illnessasmetaphor  psychology  sociology  religion 
july 2008 by ignatz
28 Days Later...more stem cells! | MetaFilter
Scientists have discovered that "endometrial regenerative cells" (ERC's) -- in other words, human menstrual blood -- contains stem cells.
metafilter  science  stemcells  menstruation  health  yow 
april 2008 by ignatz
Mandro-RX is an all natural herbal supplement that goes straight to the root of the problem preventing the onset of feminization in men.
fraud  ha  health  gender  testosterone  yeesh 
march 2008 by ignatz
Prosty the Spokesgland
health  medicine  cancer  advertising  wtf  prostate  cartoons  prosty  no 
february 2008 by ignatz
ShouldIEatThis - Mefi Wiki
A collection of "should I eat this" trainwrecks from Ask Metafilter, in wiki form
metafilter  askmetafilter  food  death  doom  ha  blorf  foodsafety  health  disease  failure  trainwreck 
february 2008 by ignatz
Water quackery schemes and scams
imploded water and other healthy delights
water  food  health  quacks  psychoceramics  healthfood  doh 
may 2006 by ignatz
Aetiology: Emerging infections and zoonoses #3--Bushmeat
How eating miscellaneous animals in parts of Africa causes new and exciting diseases to spread
health  medicine  epidemiology  disease  food  poverty  africa  ebola  bushmeat  environment 
march 2006 by ignatz
Caffeine Awareness
shills for caffeine-free products make caffeine into reefer madness. pathetic
caffeine  health  junkscience  nutrition  psychology  psychiatry  commerce  villainy  shills 
march 2006 by ignatz
Adventures with an Ice Pick
A history of the frontal lobotomy (prefrontal leucotomy) and Walter Freeman
brain  health  history  medicine  neuroscience  science  psychiatry  psychology 
november 2005 by ignatz
Prosopagnosia ( Face Blindness )
Personal page and resources from someone who has prosopagnosia
health  medicine  psychology  psychiatry  diseases  prosopagnosia  personalpages 
november 2005 by ignatz
Home | CDC SafeWater
Brilliant and simple effort to reduce waterborne illness with a spout and some disinfectant
publichealth  health  medicine  aid  water  safety  poverty  disease 
october 2005 by ignatz
Flu Wiki - Main - Flu Wiki
Science wiki about influenza and the current pandemic scare
health  wiki  flu  science  medicine  pandemic  reference  influenza  doom  grimmeathookfuture 
october 2005 by ignatz
UCSF News Office - Lifestyle and diet may stop or reverse prostate cancer progression
Lifestyle-only changes may reverse cancer; first controlled, randomized study to have these results.
cancer  health  diet  cool  medicine 
august 2005 by ignatz
LAFD News & Information: The LAFD talks about ICE
The fire dept on the "ICE" cellphone identity idea
safety  advice  emergency  health  ice  snopes 
august 2005 by ignatz
Yahoo! Health Liberatory maneuvers for vertigo
The Epley and Semont maneuvers for curing benign positional paroxysmal vertigo
medicine  health  vertigo  ear 
june 2005 by ignatz
Walk Slowly For Weight Loss
obese people who walk more slowly can lose more weight more safely
health  weight  exercise 
june 2005 by ignatz

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