How many times have you wanted to see a doctor, but decided to postpone it for as long as possible on account of the hassle? The trek there, the rude receptionist, the waiting room-all for just three minutes of doctor … Read more
There seems to be no brakes on the cost of prescription drugs. It has been estimated that global spending for prescription drugs will reach $1.3 trillion by 2018 (see: Prescription Drug Spending Will Reach $1.3 Trillion – That’s Trillion – … Read more
Antibiotics are good & bad. Here’s a nice view of the impact based on numbers at Antibiotic Abacus. Click the image below for a larger view.
Has overuse of antibiotic drugs led to the evolution of new antibiotic-resistant super bugs? Bacteria, like any living organism, want to survive. They are adapted that way, and any successful bacteria is the bacteria that’s most able to survive in the … Read more