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Many Ways of Skinning a Statistical Cat

By SAURABH JHA MD  In this episode of Firing Line, Saurabh Jha (aka @RogueRad), has a conversation with Professor Brian Nosek, a metaresearcher and co-founder of Center for Open Science. They discuss the implications of this study, which showed that there was a range of analytical methods when interrogating the database to answer a specific… Read More »

Viewpoints: If True, First Gene-Editing Of Babies Is Seriously Wrong On Many Fronts; Lessons On The Burden Of Caregiving

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. Newsweek: China Announces First Gene-Edited Babies: Scientist’s Claim Is Premature, Dangerous And Irresponsible  A scientist in China claims to have produced the world’s first genome-edited babies by altering their DNA to increase their resistance to HIV. …If true, this is a significant advance in genetic science,… Read More »

Get ‘Hooked’ on Cat’s Claw: The Many Benefits of This Amazonian Herb

Named after its unique, curved hook-like thorns, cat’s claw is a plant that has been long valued in South and Central America.1 But there’s more to this herb than its peculiar appearance. Cat’s claw is actually well-known for its traditional medicinal uses, from boosting the immune system,2 speeding up healing of wounds3 and even for… Read More »