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New HPV vaccine more effective
By curious2   2 comments, latest 1 week ago:
mell says This will be another interesting data point to watch. It sounds formidable, but the majority of HPV infections are cleared by the body, nonetheless the claim is that it reduces the risk of...

Parkinson's Disease research
By curious2   40 comments, latest 1 week ago:
curious2 says Today's NY Times reports on additional research: An American biotech company [in Cambridge, MA], NeuroPhage, for example, plans to enroll Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s patients in 2016 and 2017 in Phase 1 trials of...

900,000 get wrong tax info in latest Obamneycare snafu
By curious2   9 comments, latest 1 week ago:
Call it Crazy says sbh says indigenous says giving all of us healthcare Another special kind of stupid to go along with CIC. We all can't be as lucky as you and be on FREE...

Question about ISIL vs Japan
By curious2   17 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Strategist says Nobody says I don't get this. ISIS has been doing much worse stuff to everyone around the globe. And this one incident is going to make a difference? It makes a lot of...

Genentech, 23andme
By curious2   posted 1 month ago:
"Genentech, 23andMe ink $60 million Parkinson's disease research deal *** The deal, announced Tuesday, will tap whole genome sequencing data for about 3,000 people in 23andMe's database, including those who have been diagnosed with Parkinson's,...

Charlie Hebdo: cartoon violence continues
By curious2   43 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Strategist says CaptainShuddup says turtledove says Can we just outlaw religion? When you outlaw religion then only the outlaws will go to heaven. Dammit Captain, you are right. We will now need to send out...

% of SFBA buyers are international
By curious2   posted 3 months ago:
The article below includes two estimates and some data: “Maybe 20 percent of the deals in San Francisco and the Peninsula are cash overseas buyers....” The Lumina, a 656-unit luxury condominium project going up in...

Why Democrats Lost
By curious2   96 comments, latest 3 months ago:
curious2 says Since Democrats don't listen to me on this issue, please go Dislike Democratic Senator Schumer instead: "Democrats Erred by Acting on Health Care in 2010, Schumer Says *** “Unfortunately, Democrats blew the opportunity...

Robin Williams, 1951-2014
By curious2   4 comments, latest 4 months ago:
curious2 says "Toxicology testing found the antidepressant Mirtazapine as well as caffeine and the Parkinson’s mediation levodopa in his blood." Mirtazapine is a prescription drug that manipulates serotonin levels in a way similar to SSRIs....

SF Cloudflare offers free SSL
By curious2   posted 5 months ago: In a bid to secure even more of the Internet's websites through the use of secure connections, San Francisco-based content delivery network and Internet security provider CloudFlare has launched a new free service for...

Science Wednesday: sailing stones of Death Valley
By curious2   1 comment, latest 5 months ago:
Dan8267 says But that's not magic! Damn, another thing that proved the existence of god that now doesn't.

SFBA median up 12%, SF up 14%, YoY
By curious2   posted 6 months ago:
"The median price paid for a Bay Area [shack] that closed in August was $607,000. That was down 1.6 percent from July but up 12.4 percent from last August, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. The data,...

S. Truett Cathy, 1921-2014
By curious2   15 comments, latest 6 months ago:
Dan8267 says Call it Crazy says BTW, there must be a Youtube video that you can post that shows us how you feel.

Is there a creativity deficit in science?
By curious2   1 comment, latest 6 months ago:
curious2 says Two related stories. First, the bad news: according to federal projections, medical spending will nearly double within 10 years. While other parts of the economy are suffering, the medical industrial complex are looking...

Disk drive duopoly reducing supply to inflate prices
By curious2   16 comments, latest 6 months ago:
CaptainShuddup says Better upgrade now or be priced out for ever.

Oregon gives up on troubled Obamneycare exchange, joins U.S. site
By curious2   22 comments, latest 6 months ago:
gsr says monkframe says It's not that there aren't plenty of problems w/the present law - there are - but I have yet to see one alternative besides single-payer that's worth a shit. You keep...

1/4 of CA foster kids on psychotropic Rx drugs
By curious2   3 comments, latest 6 months ago:
curious2 says Quigley says Woo! Medicate for life! "Nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half take two...." With federal policies maximizing Rx prices, patients become a...

Most supermarket meat contains antibiotic resistant bacteria
By curious2   20 comments, latest 7 months ago:
bob2356 says curious2 says P.S. re your edit to add cats, I have been trying honestly to encourage Toxo Bob to get tested for T. Gondii, but in his mind he's perfect so he responds...

Hospital chain allegedly admitted patients fraudulently to make more $$$
By curious2   40 comments, latest 7 months ago:
CaptainShuddup says If you've got insurance you can get treatment you don't need. But even if you have cash, you can't get much desperately needed treatment without insurance. I know I'm missing something, we just...

Hackers steal millions' data via hospital computers
By curious2   2 comments, latest 7 months ago:
curious2 says That's a good question. All those "server errors" served data somewhere, but who knows where?

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