Review: 'Through the Shadowlands’ describes Julie Rehmeyer's ME/CFS Odyssey
I should note at the outset that this review is based on an audio version of the galleys and the epilogue from the finished work. Julie Rehmeyer sent me the final version as a PDF, but for some reason my text to voice software (Kurzweil) had issues with it. I understand that it is...
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It’s Not Cancer: Doctors Reclassify a Thyroid Tumor

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by adreno, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. adreno

    adreno PR activist

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    http://nytimes.com/2016/04/15/health/thyroid-tumor-cancer-reclassification.html
     
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    taniaaust1 Senior Member

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    this shows just how confusing medicine can be.. one day these patients have the scary "C" word hanging over their heads, the next day they havent though nothing about their condition itself changed.

    how many mistakes, things taken for granted are in medicine of today?
     
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    It's not psychological: Doctors reclassify somatisation disorder.
     
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    Real science has NO certainties, none
    Facts and thus hypothesis and then action from that changes as we learn more each day.


    Some things are so basic and "solid" that little if anything changes, for example basic mechanical engineering relies on physics and chemistry of what you may call as "rough", prime, basic facts.
    For example, building a steam engine.
    However, over time we do learn better ways to build steam engines so the ones today are vastly more efficient than those of the 1800s. The physics are the same, some chemistry has changed in that newer alloys etc maybe used
    but we learn much better designs of boilers etc.
    New eyes looking at things each generation come up with new ideas.
     

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