Monthly Archives: June 2012

New PSA Test, Prostate Health Index, Approved by FDA

New PSA Test, Prostate Health Index, Approved by FDA | Prostate.net. What timing?  Was this coincidental or did someone have inside information (and perhaps a vested interest) about this new test Prostate Health Index.  You know medicine (pharmaceuticals) is big business! … Continue reading

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If Exercise is Medicine then this must be bad medicine!

This started the revolution.  Good idea for some applications – security, law enforcement, etc. bad idea for the general public since we already move too little!  If  Exercise is Medicine®  http://exerciseismedicine.org/index.htm then certainly the idea of not moving (with your own limbs … Continue reading

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Overdiagnosis poses significant threat to human health

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_diagnosis#Differential_diagnosis We have such a great medical system when it comes to diagnosing disease with advanced techniques.  You don’t have to tell anyone that has been diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening disease, illness, or injury the benefits of advanced imaging, … Continue reading

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Persistence is learned from fathers, study suggests

This came out just in time for Father’s Day 2012.  Great timing!  There is no doubt that mothers should and do get credit for a lot of what happens during child rearing but sometime I feel like we fathers (like Rodney Dangerfield) … Continue reading

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Up! Off our duffs! | The Legal Genealogist

Up! Off our duffs! | The Legal Genealogist. Did you know that in some places important genealogical data is being destroyed?  Or that our access to our ancestors information may be restricted?  You should check out the blog above to … Continue reading

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What we call ourselves — finding the right term for cancer – Cancerwise | Cancer blog from MD Anderson Cancer Center

What we call ourselves — finding the right term for cancer – Cancerwise | Cancer blog from MD Anderson Cancer Center. Read more: Andrew Griffith has mantle cell lymphoma and had an auto (November 2009) and an allo (August 2011) stem cell transplant. … Continue reading

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Video and Photos Capture Transit of Venus From Space | Wired Science | Wired.com

Video and Photos Capture Transit of Venus From Space | Wired Science | Wired.com. This video from NASA is absolutely breathtaking!  If you missed the real thing or if you just saw a turtle like we did when we used the old … Continue reading

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