- New polio vaccine more effective in reducing disease – “The scientists behind the work believe this new vaccine could help to finally eradicate the disease.” From Dave.
- “Koala AIDS” spreading at an alarming rate – I have to agree with Garbeldina, “Koala AIDS?!? Really??? What’s next, Panda Cancer? I am
going to be depressed all week about this.”
- Why anti-vaxxers are in league with Big Pharma – “I’m turning the tables on you now, anti-vaxers. I want you to prove to me that you are not in league with Big Pharma. (We know you’re in league with Big Placebo, so there’s no need to explain that association.)” From Mark.
- Contraceptive gel could offer alternative to the pill – “The clear gel is put on once a day and delivers a dose of hormones to prevent pregnancy. Women using the gel have reported none of the typical side effects associated with the pill, such as weight gain and acne.” From Ryan.