Current Posts – 10 Oct 2019

Are you convinced by the evidence that cholesterol-lowering statins cut the risk of heart disease? If you’re not, it begs the questions: is the problem the drug or the target? Could cholesterol, in fact, be innocent? That’s the startling conclusion by GP Dr Malcolm Kendrick after years of medical sleuthing and diving deep into biochemistry. This is the first nutshell version for the regular reader of what he’s found. [Read the post…]

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On the streets millions are marching, calling for action on the climate change that is damaging the planet’s ecology, Meanwhile millions with chronic and debilitating diseases languish in their homes and in hospitals; their internal ecology wrecked by the wrong sort of medicine and lifestyles that make them sick. Healing both the macro and the micro ecologies is the only chance we’ve got. A new medical model is coming to the rescue. [Read the post…]

Wouldn’t it be great if medicine was like other scientifically based technologies – predictable and mostly effective? Emergency medicine – heart attacks or car crash injuries -is getting impressively close. But preventing or treating chronic conditions – heart disease, arthritis, cancer -is a long way from aeronautical engineering.  And yet treatment of such disorders make the strongest claims to be evidence-based. A new breed of Citizen Scientists is highlighting errors and calling for change. [Read the post…]

The medical landscape harbours some rough areas where the Evidence-Based rules don’t run and where the sheriff too often turns a blind eye. A brand new lawmaker called AI is coming to town but will they help the citizens clean it up or will they end up providing more muscle for the sheriff? [Read the post…]



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