Pope versus Science, BC Strike, Genome Progress, and e-cigarettes

March 30, 2009 at 8:33 pm | Posted in Medical | Leave a comment

Medical journal urges Pope to retract comments on condoms and AIDS:

B.C. ambulance paramedics ready to strike this week:

Russian Scientists Can Now Diagnose Schizophrenia Early:

Medicine is ‘changing hard and fast’ because of DNA research:

Courts uphold firing of Pennsylvania cop who lost sense of smell:

This story caught my eye because I use to have anosmia. Often if you say to someone, “I have no sense of smell”, they will laugh at you, as if it’s funny that you are lacking one of the five senses. However, as this news story indicates, a lack of smell can seriously impact ones life.

Health Canada puts foot down on electronic cigarettes:

Health Canada is warning people not to use so-called “electronic smoking” products, and has instructed businesses not to promote or sell them until the government has evaluated their safety.

[snip]

Electronic cigarettes look like the real thing, using a battery-powered system that vaporizes and delivers a liquid chemical mixture that may include nicotine, propylene glycol and other chemicals, the department said.

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