Recent evidence suggests that bilingualism leads
to domain-general cognitive outcomes. Impressively, some research has suggested
that bilinguals have delayed onset of symptoms of dementia compared ...
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In 2017, an estimated 85% of Medicare Part D
regional prescription drug plans will offer preferred pharmacy networks (Fein, 2016). Prescription plans other than Medicare Part ...
Tennant, J. P., Poisot, T., Kubke, M. F., Michonneau, F., Taylor, M. P., Steel, G., … McKiernan, E. C. (2014). Open Letter to The American Association for the Advancement of S...
‘No wonder my back hurts’ (Barker, M. 2013: 34). © Meg-John Barker 2013
The following post is a short summary of the article ‘‘Graphic Medicine’ as a Mental Health Information Resource: Insights f...
Introduction: Despite the increasing uptake of
electronic medical record (EMR) software in Primary Care, there has been little
effort to date to utilize this software to conduct pragmatic comparati...
There are few constants in this world. One exception, however, is the passing of day to night, which has gone on without fail since life first emerged on Earth. Early life quickly learned to antici...
The latest news: eating red meat doesn't do any harm. But why isn't that said clearly? Alarmism makes better news, not only for journalists but for authors and university PR people too.
A new study of the effects of eating red meat and processed meat got a lot of publicity. When I wrote about this in 2009, I concluded that the evidence for harm was pretty shaky. Is there reason to...
This post is not about quackery, nor university politics. It is about inference, How do we know what we should eat? The question interests everyone, but what do we actually know? Not as much as...
In this letter I review evidence showing that the
current definition of asthma as chronic airway inflammation is not
scientifically substantiated. Importantly, this problematic definition is
Twitter is a useful medium for the exchange of ideas, but it is
not well suited to a thorough exposition of complex topics. In one recent
exchange, I engaged author and journalist Peter Hitchens (@...