We all do it and most of us have never asked ourselves if we are doing it correctly. Well, if you look at the science it seems most of us have it wrong. Strangely, it seems footballers can teach us something here; you’ll often see them doing the one-finger-one-nostril salute. … Continue reading
You may have noticed I have a bit of a thing about science and evidence-based beliefs. Tell me something a bit off-centre and I’ll probably say, “Show me the evidence.” Now I’m an omnivore, and somehow always felt a bit guilty in the presence of a vegetarian. I had this nagging … Continue reading
I’ve just finished reading a book called Bad Science by Ben Goldacre. It’s about the misuse of science by quacks, journalists, and big pharmaceutical companies. It’s funny, disturbing, entertaining and just a bit heavy in places. But it’s a book that will change your ideas about not just alternative medicine, but … Continue reading
I love Leunig. In my view he is a national treasure. Going through the filing cabinet this morning I came across a copy of one of his hand-written articles. In it he talks of the importance of resting in this world where it has become almost a sin to admit … Continue reading
Evan had one of his regular visits to his specialist today, and the news was all good! It’s been 10 months since the marrow transplant and the donor’s immune system is now at almost full strength. This means he is no longer at risk from bacterial infection, and has only … Continue reading
Evan is discharged from hospital at 6pm New Year’s Eve.
Evan has been re-admitted to hospital with a fever, low blood pressure and irregular heart beat, probably caused by another stomach infection.
Evan has been released from hospital.