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How studies with trivial motions waste urgently needed resources

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by guest, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. guest

    guest Guest

    Maybe I see this wrong but can anyone explain me why money has to be used on such trivial studies as:

    Epilepsy-Linked Memory Losss Worries More Patients Than Doctors

    The patient is the one who gets affected by the memory loss. Is it surprising that he is more concerned about it than his doctor?

    Negative Classroom Environment Adversely Affects Children's Mental Health

    Honestly, who would think that a negative environment has positive impacts on children?

    Neurologists Predict More Cases of Stroke, Dementia, Parkinson's Disease and Epilepsy

    We all know that people live longer and we all know that that diseases are more prevalent in old people. It doesn't take a genius in order to draw the conclusion that because of this we will have more cases with disease.

    These studies are all from today btw.
  2. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

    To be fair - the epilepsy one looked cheap and worthwhile.

    If doctors treating an illness don't understand what it is patients want help with, then they'll be less effective that they could be.
  3. *GG*

    *GG* senior member

    Concord, NH
    No matter, that is money that could probably be used more wisely! Perhaps more ME/CFS research? Instead of about $1 for every sufferer in the US!


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