Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: medicine

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COVID-Related Stillbirths Didn’t Have to Happen — ProPublica
At the same time that research was excluding pregnant people from vaccine trials, a full-scale assault on vaccination was unfolding online. Taking advantage of the lack of data, conspiracy theorists, anti-vaxxers and even some medical professionals spread false claims about the vaccine’s safety in pregnancy, leading many pregnant people to delay or refuse the vaccine. Even now, with numerous studies unequivocally announcing the safety of the vaccine for pregnant people, some doctors ...

How Doctors Die | The Saturday Evening Post
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
“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
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
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