Top 5 Weird and Gross Medical Case Studies

In the course of my work, I have to dive into the scientific literature, and sometimes I happen across medical case studies. These occur when a patient stumbles into hospital with a condition that is deemed interesting to the rest of the scientific community, and written and published in esteemed journals. I blogged… » 7/25/14 2:32pm Yesterday 2:32pm

What can we learn from the Liverpool Cholera Riots ?

The reaction of rural communities afflicted by this latest Ebola outbreak has shocked the world, characterised by the spread of conspiracy theories and misinformation leading to attacks on emergency response teams. But for those who know a little about the history of disease outbreaks, these reactions are all too… » 7/23/14 10:24am Wednesday 10:24am