#MorningMonarchy: May 4, 2016
Portland pesticides, medical errors and unhealthy headlines + this day in history w/Haymarket affair and our song of the day by Japancakes on your Morning Monarchy for May 4, 2016.
Islamic Culture and the Medical Arts
from www.nlm.nih.gov: In the field of materia medica and its applications, Islamic writers surpassed their earlier models, primarily because their broader geographic horizons brought them into contact with drugs unknown […]
Avoid Doctors To Protect Your Health!
Or: If You Want To Get Sick, Go To The Hospital! from therealfoodchannel.com: Simple advice that will save you time, money – and maybe even your life. And the good […]
Electronic Sutures Check For Infections, Help Wounds Heal
from popsci.com.au: Stitches deserve a makeover. We’ve been using them in some form for thousands of years. So while they’ve stood the test of time, a researcher from the University […]
#DataDump: Macs, Hacks, Sachs and more
Spam Invades a Last Refuge, the Cellphone: Text Message Spam, Difficult to Stop, Is a Growing Menace // Widespread Virus Proves Macs No Longer Safe From Hackers // FAA Grounds $75,000 Surveillance Drone Due to Crowded Skies // Bomb Sniffing Dog Humps Bomb Defusing Robot
Insulin Pump Hack Delivers Fatal Dosage Over The Air
In a hack fitting of a James Bond movie, a security researcher has devised an attack that hijacks nearby insulin pumps so he can surreptitiously deliver fatal doses to diabetic patients who rely on them.
9/1 defcon: unusual clouds & cattle mutilations
Milly Dowler phone hackers ‘used more than one voicemail’* Lawmakers Call for Probe of Medical Devices After Researcher Hacks Insulin Pump* UFO spotted over Mishawaka, IN* ‘UFO’ Over Chinese Airport […]
New Surgical Robot Benefits Patients Through Tiny Incisions
A new surgical robot at University Hospital [in Columbia, Missouri] is benefiting patients in a small – but big way. The dual-console da Vinci surgical robot is used for minimally invasive surgeries such as general surgery, prostate surgery and other surgeries.
Patients Under Satellite Surveillance
A rural southwest France Tibiran-Jaunac nursing home has operational satellite service able to monitor Alzheimer or “behavior disordered” patients by satellite feed.