• Health

    Phenylephrine determined not to work

    Interesting to see this kind of science. A rare win in todays medical landscape for consumers.

    Schering-Plough, the maker of Claritin D (loratadine and pseudoephedrine), was already studying phenylephrine as an alternative oral decongestant. In addition to funding two studies that found phenylephrine was no better than placebo when patients with seasonal allergies were exposed to allergens (grass and ragweed) in a controlled chamber, they funded additional research.

    Source: Scientific American

    Friday December 22, 2023
  • Health

    Bad in Every Possible Way

    Can’t say enough about how absurd the US Health Care system is.

    Profit-Obsessed Private Equity Is Now Dominating the US Hospice System

    Just awful.

    Source: Jacobin.com

    Monday May 29, 2023