Category Archives: News

Tech sites hype Apple Watch for COVID-19 prediction without providing the evidence

Milwaukee oncologist Michael Thompson, MD, wrote to me yesterday morning (February 10)  about an article – “New Study Suggests Apple Watch Heart Rate Sensor Can Predict COVID-19 Up to a Week Before a Swab Test” – promoted on Twitter by MacRumors.com. The story was about the so-called Warrior Watch Study at Mount Sinai Medical Center in… Read More »

THC and CBD content on labels of medicinal products may be inaccurate

Medical cannabis products are not always what they seem, according to a new study led by researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).   In fact, the contents of these products can vary considerably from distributors’ claims, according to the study, published in JAMA Network Open. This is particularly important when THC, the metabolite responsible for… Read More »

Bungalow embraces past and present in a warm, country style home for a large family

Located on a large leafy suburban Adelaide block, Bungalow House is a reconfigured labyrinth of rooms and hallways in a home with thoughtfully planned, beautiful living spaces. The brief was to create a warm, country style home for a large family looking for a balance of public and private spaces, ideally negating the need for… Read More »

Israeli study highlights concern over South African Covid-19 variant

A study from the Tel Aviv University in Israel has raised concerns that the South African variant of Covid-19 could be better at “breaking through” Pzifer/BioNTech vaccine. Scientists from Tel Aviv University and Clalit Health Services in Israel have conducted a study which found that the South African variant of the Covid-19 could be less… Read More »

‘Would you be shocked if I told you that my boyfriend is HIV negative and we don’t wear condoms’ – activist Robbie Lawlor on stigmas and ‘game changer’ medicine

HIV positive people on medication can have unprotected sex and not pass on the virus, activist Robbie Lawlor explained on last night’s Tommy Tiernan Show. r Lawlor, who was diagnosed with HIV in 2012 at the age of 21, was the first guest on yesterday’s show, and broke down some of the stigma still attached… Read More »