Especially if your ills include a distinct lack of laughter at the hilarious outcomes of semantic search engines. HealthBase was recently unveiled by NetBase, and it is designed to give you a nice broad sense of current medical knowledge about… Read More ›
Horrendous abuse of PWD in NSW State hospital
Concord Hospital in Sydney has admitted that they did neglect an elderly, ill man, and the New South Wales government is once again feeling the heat over healthcare standards. Cut with WARNING, for horrific negligence-inflicted injury to a person with… Read More ›
Welcome to the new Hoyden habitat
Enjoy! I did originally have a new look ready to go, but I accidentally overwrote those files, didn’t I? It will appear soon though.
Batten down the hatches, database port ahead
OK, the lovely and talented Mary is helping me port the Hoyden database to a new net home. It will have a new domain name and everything! But I need to close off commenting now in order to make that… Read More ›
How things have changed
I’ve been poking trhough William Heberden’s Commentaries on The History and Cure of Diseases (1802). Chapter 62, Menstrua, includes the following: “The pains, which several women experience during some part of the menstrual flux, are safely mitigated with opium; and… Read More ›
Otterday! And Open Thread.
This African spotted-necked otter, Lutra maculicollis, is from a Zoo and Aquarium Visitor article about the upcoming Monterey Aquarium otter activity weekend. The name of the weekend? Otter Days! Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything… Read More ›
Femmostroppo Reader – September 5, 2009
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments.