Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: medicine

9 bookmarks tagged “medicine

How Doctors Die | The Saturday Evening Post

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What’s unusual about medical professionals is not how much treatment they get when faced with a terminal illness—but how little.

PLACEBOS. Facing a long plane trip with a nasty… | by Seth Godin | Medium

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“Excuse me, do you have any placebos? I have a really horrible cold… I’ll take the strongest one you’ve got.” “Hey Sylvia,” she yelled, “there’s a guy out here who wants some placebo, but he doesn’t…

We Had the COVID-19 Vaccine the Whole Time

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You may be surprised to learn that of the trio of long-awaited coronavirus vaccines, the most promising, Moderna’s mRNA-1273, which reported a 94.5 percent efficacy rate on November 16, had been designed by January 13.

Exclusive: Humans placed in suspended animation for the first time | New Scientist

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At least one person has been placed in a form of suspended animation during a trial that aims to help people survive traumatic injuries like a gunshot or stab wound