Monthly Archives: February 2010

Patentability of genes

Can big multinational corporations buy and own rights to what I do with my nose, my liver, my heart, my little right toe? Possibly, because they can buy or license patent rights for many of my genes.  That is the … Continue reading

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Human embryonic stem cells and Alzheimer’s disease

The track record of clinical trials involving human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) is worse than miserable.  A dozen years ago, it was thought that for sure by now in 2010 hESCs would be used in all kinds of regenerative medicinal … Continue reading

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My personal longevity – the race between death-stalker and life-prolonger

This post is about a race between two exponentially-accelerating complexes of processes which I will refer to here as death-stalker and life-prolonger.   I am very concerned about how this race will go in the coming few years, for my life … Continue reading

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Drug and herbal remedy incompatibilities

A review article published in the February, 9, 2010, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology points out that a number of herbal remedies may become dangerous when their use is combined with taking certain cardiovascular drugs.  … Continue reading

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