Yes, this post is about beer, so here is a health warning: Alcohol is bad for your health. A little alcohol is a little bad for your health, a lot of alcohol is very bad for your health. Now let’s talk beer… ;-) Beer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks … Continue Reading
Here are some interesting reads (and videos to watch) from around the world:
Doctors in New York have performed the world’s first successful face and double hand transplant. A car crash in 2018 left Mr DiMeo with third-degree burns over 80% of his body. His fingertips were amputated and he lost his lips and eyelids. He says the operation has given him a “second chance at life”…
The three Covid-19 vaccines that have been approved in the UK are from Pfizer-BioNTech, the University of Oxford and Astra-Zeneca and Moderna. These vaccins are similar in some ways but there are many differences between them. Here is a video from BBC health correspondent Laura Foster that looks at how much immunity they give, how … Continue Reading
In the Reading Club series, we read (mostly) books together, enjoy them, and learn from them. In today’s Reading Club, let’s read an thought-provoking article about a problem we are all facing. You can read the beginning of the article here. There’ll be a link at the end to take you to the source, where … Continue Reading
I have a question: We are all told about the importance of fasting before general anaesthesia to prevent the risk of aspiration which may cause death. If that is true, then how can people be put under anaesthesia for emergency surgery without having been NPO?!