Friday, September 19, 2008

Understanding cancer

A few of our search challenges have focused on a cancer-related topic - for those interested in understanding more about how cancer develops, etc., check out these two posts from denialism blog at ScienceBlogs:
Cancer 101
Cancer 102

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

C. diff in the news again

Our second JMLA case discussed Clostridium difficile infection, and this type of healthcare-acquired infection continues to gain notoriety, now being billed by some as "the new MRSA" -- see this brief item in the WSJ Health blog and this longer piece in the Wall Street Journal itself.