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Convalescent plasma: another controversial clash of politics & science

You’d need a pretty big, stiff broom to sweep away all of the hype dished out by the Trump Administration as it announced an Emergency Use Authorization for convalescent plasma – the liquid component of blood that may be tapped for disease-fighting antibodies from people who’ve been infected with COVID-19. Before the announcement was even… Read More »

Decisions on coronavirus must be guided by ethics and not just science

The mantra from ministers is “we follow the science”. But the increasing failure to serve all people of the ­nation equally suggests there should be another and equally important mantra – “we follow the ethics”. I’m increasingly disturbed by the unfairness in the way the Government is tackling the pandemic. Its lack of transparency about… Read More »

Science diet verses i vet puppy food

Choosing the right cat food. As used herein, denotes registered trademark status in the U. Most helpful. While the big names are snarling and fighting in court, kind everyday and every one thousands of pet deaths from tainted pet foods, many from Nestle Purina we svience playing it safe. I’ve been feeding him Canidae limited… Read More »

Which diet has the most science behind it?

Whole 30 is somewhat similar to the Paleo diet, which has only shown modest short-term effects in studies. The evidence on food groups and various health outcomes that is reflected in this edition of the Dietary Guidelines complements and builds on the evidence of the previous edition. The health authorities have been telling us to… Read More »