It looks like the old adage of “Feed a cold, starve a fever”, and other home remedies such as chicken soup, may have some scientific basis to them after all. This is an interesting piece in New Scientist. You may need to connect but no charge. https://www.newscientist.com/article/2105986...
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I saw this on the BBC News App and thought you should see it: Antibiotic resistance: ‘Snot wars’ study yields new class of drugsA new class of antibiotics has been discovered by analysing the bacterial warfare taking place up people’s noses, scientists report. Disclaimer: The BBC i...
CMPA's useful take on diagnostic biases
Top 10 Emergency Department Tips for Families
Not much downside to using this simple technique in emergency intubation
AEDs are life-savers - but not if they are behind lock and key.
New material kills E. coli bacteria in 30 seconds http://www.kurzweilai.net/new-material-kills-e-coli-bacteria-in-30-seconds Interesting chain that destroys the cell membrane thereby limiting resistance as well.
MUPS – medically unexplained physical symptoms - are frustrating, both for the patient and the doctor
Next CURIOS webinar!! New Epilepsy Guidelines Date & Time: May 11, 2016 | 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Speaker: Nathalie Jette MD, MSc, FRCPC After attending this session, the participants will be equipped to: Describe how epilepsy is now defined Recognize what constitutes drug-resistant epileps...