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I just don’t understand this

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A few days ago, members of the Canadian government’s vaccine task force told a parliamentary committee that secrecy surrounding their deliberations was necessary. This is the task force, formed early last summer, which is responsible for making recommendations on which vaccines to purchase and which Canadian companies to back with funding for research and development […]

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Mind over muscle

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About 10 % of people who take statin drugs complain of muscle pain. This, despite the fact that most studies have found that it’s quite unlikely that statins would cause this much muscle pain. And you can add another just-released study to that list, this one from the BMJ. This interesting work included 200 patients […]

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Hard to ask for more from a change in diet

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A recent study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association analyzed nutritional intake data from more than 100,000 postmenopausal women (in the Nurses’ Health Study) over a period of 20 years, and the researchers concluded that “women who ate high levels of plant protein had lower risks of premature death, cardiovascular disease and dementia-related […]

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Why does COVID-19 spread so easily?

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Cuz we love to talk. And we talk too much. So according to a Japanese study published in the journal, Physics of Fluids, SARS-Co-V-2 can be ejected in aerosol form from an infected person merely by talking. Now clearly, there would be other factors involved in an infected person passing their infection on to someone […]