Month: April 2023

The more we describe the human body, the less we really understand it. The latest enigma is the immune system. It is a complex, and ever-changing ecosystem composed of many cell types that constantly interact with their environment to protect our bodies and maintain our internal equilibrium.  Maybe soon we will be able to buy […]

In medical school we are taught to begin a consultation with an open-ended question such as,  “How can I help you?” The top ten diseases clinicians record following  an initial encounter  include: upper respiratory tract infections, hypertension, arthritis, diabetes, depression, pneumonia, acute middle ear infection, back pain and dermatitis. That’s in developed countries.  It’s a little different in developing […]