I can ’t guarantee to give you a better life. I’ll leave that to the charlatans | Kevin McKenna
We ’re besieged by people promising to improve our lot. My self-help programme is slightly different...Some of the most malevolent legacies of the Margaret Thatcher era for British society have been grievously self-evident. Some people have included the deadly sin of greed among them but I ’m afraid we can’t lay that one at her feet. Like its six fraternal vices, greed has always been with us. All Thatcher did was turn lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride into attributes. To this day, these are pillars upon which stands the modern Conservative party.You may be surprised at the inclusion of sloth on this list. Didn ’t even her enemies concede that the Iron Lady always proclaimed the rewards of hard work? I would contend that her acolytes certainly all did believe in hard work, so long as it was only the working class that would be made to do it. Under her, the capitalist dream of being granted the means to m ake money in exchange for doing as little as possible became a reality.Continue reading...
ConclusionsCompressed sensing reduced the acquisition time of conventional MR imaging of the ankle by 20% without decreasing diagnostic image quality, SNR and CNR.
Hilary Nickols, MD, PhDFrom time to time, I feature neuropathologists who exhibit talents beyond the strict confines of neuropathology. For example, I recently features the inimitableMark Cohen and his prodigious classical guitar skills. I discovered another neuropathologist/artist during the recent annual meeting of the American Association of Neuropathologists: Hilary Nickols, MD, PhD, of Norton Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Nickols shared with me her detailed drawing of a craniotomy surgical field which she recently witnessed during a visit to the operating room.The scene in the operating room, including ...
Conclusion. This kind of procedure should be kept in the therapeutic armament in the current setting of costly targeted systemic treatments of spondyloarthritis. However, definition of a clear position in the treatment strategy needs further well conducted studies.
ConclusionsPamidronate is a safe and efficient method of CRMO therapy, particularly in cases refractory to NSAIDs treatment. Treatment with pamidronate provides both symptomatic relief as well as normalisation of bone morphology.
Publication date: Available online 16 June 2019Source: Joint Bone SpineAuthor(s): Pierre Letellier, Florian Bailly, Marina Assadourian, Antoine Potel, Violaine Foltz, Sophia Ascione, Laetitia Morardet, Myrianne Le Ralle, Bruno Fautrel, Arnaud Dupeyron, Nada Ibrahim-Nasser, Isabelle Griffoul-Espitalier, Bernard Duplan, Johann Beaudreuil, Laure Gossec
Inducing seizures with cortical stimulation accurately identifies the target area for resection and significantly reduces hospital stays, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News
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Pfizer has agreed to buy Array Biopharma in a $10.64 billion cash deal.
As researchers continue to hunt for ways to treat or prevent Alzheimer ’s disease, one study has shown promise in slowing the progression of the disease.
The company started with fewer than 20 employees in 2017.