Archive for January, 2009

Studies Show Arthritis Drug Helps Alzheimer’s Patients

This is London reports that U.S. researchers have had surprisingly positive results using an arthritis drug called Enbrel on alzheimer’s patients. The drug is injected into the patients spine. One patient showed improvements within in minutes. Some patients have been able to drive again after receiving the treatements. The drug, called Enbrel, is injected into […]

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Studies Show Arthritis Drug Helps Alzheimer’s Patients

This is London reports that U.S. researchers have had surprisingly positive results using an arthritis drug called Enbrel on alzheimer’s patients. The drug is injected into the patients spine. One patient showed improvements within in minutes. Some patients have been able to drive again after receiving the treatements. The drug, called Enbrel, is injected into […]

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On summarising notes

At the Ranting House surgery we have embarked on a plan to get all the patients summarised into a more usable form. Now we have got a summariser in to most of the work. But Dr Rant and his partners have agreed to shoulder one part of the project. They are summarising all the fat […]

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FDA: Cloned Animals OK For Human Consumption

The FDA says clones are ok to eat. The FDA’s food safety chief Dr. Stephen Sundlof said that they “found nothing in the food that could potentially be hazardous. The food in every respect is indistinguishable from food from any other animal.” The Associated Press reports that two companies have alread produced over 600 cloned […]

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Norovirus Rages in England

Norovirus is raging through England. Times Online reports that 2.8 million people have been sick with the norovirus in England and another 200,000 are falling ill each week. The rate of new cases being confirmed has reached the levels of reports during the massive outbreak five years ago, when officials announced an epidemic. Norovirus can […]

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Justice: GMC style

So, Professor David Southall has finally been struck off by the GMC. Those that have been following the case will realise that it has aroused strong opinions both for and against the leading paediatrician, and there seems to be little middle ground. However, Dr Rant has tried to take a step back and differentiate the […]

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Norovirus Rages in England

Norovirus is raging through England. Times Online reports that 2.8 million people have been sick with the norovirus in England and another 200,000 are falling ill each week. The rate of new cases being confirmed has reached the levels of reports during the massive outbreak five years ago, when officials announced an epidemic. Norovirus can […]

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Pregnant man gives birth to a baby in U.S.

He has 34 years. He became legally male 10 years ago, but kept the female sexual organs. For love, decided to give birth. A transsexual U.S. ten years ago became legally male gave birth to a girl, local media reported. Thomas Beatie, legally male but decided to keep their female sexual organs when it was […]

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