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March 11th, 2018, 12:43 pm

Heart attack sufferers more likely to survive if doctor is away, study says
To do so, they examined the 30-day survival rate of Medicare heart attack sufferers admitted to the hospital while their doctors were at the five-day Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics meeting.
lol, patient mortality fell while their doctors were away at a conference
Or those transcatheters are dangerous.
 
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March 11th, 2018, 12:46 pm

Heart attack sufferers more likely to survive if doctor is away, study says
To do so, they examined the 30-day survival rate of Medicare heart attack sufferers admitted to the hospital while their doctors were at the five-day Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics meeting.
lol, patient mortality fell while their doctors were away at a conference
Or those transcatheters are dangerous.
NEVER contact doctors or hospitals if u have a heart attack (this should be common sense, unfortunately not). Well a probability Dr. one can contact, they can always calculate probabilities of recovery and death, make sure there is one that understand Black swans !
 
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March 11th, 2018, 2:09 pm

a laugh a day keeps the doctor away!
 
 
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May 25th, 2018, 5:20 pm

How the Mid-Victorians Worked, Ate and Died

"public records reveal that they lived as long – or longer – than we do in the 21st century." 

"Our recent research indicates that the mid-Victorians’ good health was entirely due to their superior diet. " 

"Arguably the most critical agricultural development was a more complex system of crop rotation" I see much of this is lost today, even when I was a child we had very effective crop rotation around on the farm, that gave great yields and happier plants. 

And their cars ( = horses) did not pollute the air, just some horse shit, that could be picked up and given to nice vegetables! Also the Victorian dress code was much better than today, even for horses! Not to forget only organic music.

Also Democritus got more than 100 years old 2500 BC. He sticked to the atomist diet!
 
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May 25th, 2018, 5:39 pm

Also Democritus got more than 100 years old 2500 BC. He sticked to the atomist diet!

No roughage
 
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May 25th, 2018, 5:50 pm

Also Democritus got more than 100 years old 2500 BC. He sticked to the atomist diet!

No roughage
but void he ate!

concerning crop rotation, the article says

"introduced new systems of crop rotation from Sweden and The Netherlands, and new crops like the swede (Brassica napus napobrassica)"

but what where the crops from Netherland, except their tulips,  any good weed herbs? 

Well today a few major crops have taken over and industrialized and lack of crop circulation, heavily use of pesticides (much thanks to also Bonsanto). 

"The mid-Victorian navvies, who as seasonal workers were towards the bottom end of the economic scale, could routinely shovel up to 20 tons of earth per day from below their feet to above their heads. This was an enormous physical effort that required great strength, stamina and robust good health."

today they can write a ton of FB messages per day, and are exhausted from it. And this we call progress?
 
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May 25th, 2018, 6:17 pm

They do not take into account the survivor bias whereby almost 30% of the weakest or otherwise vulnerable children died before the age of 5. Still, I wouldn't say that the life expectancy at 5 was longer than in the following decades - I attach survival curves from 1851 to 1911 (historical data available from ONS)
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May 25th, 2018, 7:55 pm

you included the working class? How non Victorian off you! 

you are using non-Victorian Statistical methods on the Victorian area!

K: "available for ONS". Also very non Victorian, but young people these days!

And important to stick to Stone Age diet! Plants living on and off the stone are underestimated!

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May 29th, 2018, 6:01 am

 
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June 7th, 2018, 6:29 am

Cancer patient given just 3 months to live is cured by experimental treatment
This lady is precisely why President Trump signed the "Right to Try" legislation giving terminal patients the right to try experimental therapies that have yet to be approved by the FDA. It's win-win, it gives dying patients one more roll of the dice and the knowledge gained may help future patients.

She mentions that two of her friends who also had terminal cancer also tried the treatment but were still killed by the cancer.
 
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June 14th, 2018, 7:44 am

Following charges of flawed statistics, major medical journal sets the record straight
one of the papers discussed is a study of claimed health benefits of the mediterranean diet
The article is fairly vague, and I'm not a statistician, but one of the issues is that participants weren't randomly assigned to the test group and the control group. For example, everyone from one clinic might be assigned to one group and everyone from another clinic to the other group, so they didn't eliminate extraneous factors
 
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June 27th, 2018, 8:04 pm

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