Category Archives: Medical research

The Heat Of Medical Politics

The Heat Of Medical Politics By John Herd 6/23/2011 Author’s note: Having worked in an allied medical research career working with researchers, clinicians and hospital administrators I’ve seen a great deal of medical politics at play. It is from those observations garnered … Continue reading

Posted in Medical Advocacy, Medical research, Political Advocacy

Herdism For The Day

Herdism For The Day When Stephen Hawking was asked about the joys of scientific discovery he said, “I wouldn’t compare it to sex, but it lasts longer.” Apparently he wasn’t talking about when you are screwed by poorly conducted science. … Continue reading

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The Economics and Politics of XMRV

The Economics and Politics of XMRV By John Herd Health care is as much a financial industry as it is a medical science. The two drive each other. One can not survive without the other. The provision of health care … Continue reading

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