Tag: independent research

The ‘Decline’ of Medical Care in the Empire State

February 20th, 2014, No Comments

New York City and vicinity has the best of everything and the worst of everything, a fact to which all great cities can attest. In New York, I’ve been able to have rarely diagnosed conditions identified through the perseverance of someone born to the theme of “I can do this!” Expertise is all around us […]

Behavior Modification and Our Belief Systems

January 24th, 2013, No Comments

My trips through the USA and Europe have been fraught with experiences representing the schizophrenic affects of political upheaval in the West. Along with all of that is a glimpse of the hopes on the part of some of the strongest cultures on earth for recovery. All in all, it resembles a great human experiment […]

Alzheimer’s: Disease or Distraction?

July 14th, 2010, No Comments

An article appearing in today’s NY Times by Gina Kolata (“Rules Seek to Expand Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s“) was naturally disturbing to me. This article didn’t read, “Rules Seek Earlier Detection of Central Nervous System Damage” but named a particular form of pre-senile dementia and, of course, only one way to combat the inevitable decline – […]

A ‘Public Option’ Means Independent Scrutiny of Medical Research

July 6th, 2010, No Comments

A recent editorial in the New York Times tallied up statistics from more than 225,000 elderly diabetics taking Avandia or anther drug called Actos. These statistics were available to the public, courtesy of Medicare insurance being available to these patients. It appears to confirm the findings of another study that Avandia patients have a significantly […]

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