Dr Joe Today

May 6th, 20190527 Australia is about to go to the polls and as usual health is a “hot topic”. The turnover of prime ministers here has caused some bemusement. For those reading...

November 12th, 20180637 Inanimate objects can generate much passion. What matters is how they are used not the objects. A knife is great for cutting food but can be used to kill. Is a knife...

June 19th, 201818448 It is interesting to apply current thinking to decisions taken years ago. Whilst our greater knowledge today can make previous behaviours and thinking seem odd or plain...

February 26th, 20180960 Recently I had the great pleasure of giving a talk to a group of University students who are part of Mannkal Scholars. These are students who are wanting to expand their...

October 9th, 201701694 The use of antidepressants has exploded over the last 20 years. It is estimated that one in ten people in the USA is on them and as many as one in four women in their...

August 28th, 20170933 Some numbers are so big that one can struggle to comprehend them. Fierce Pharma reported that in the decade from 2007, drugs losing their patents had total sales of...

April 3rd, 201701151 It is an interesting contrast that bad news sells in the media but not in medical research. Doom and gloom is more likely to sell papers or get clicks in the media. Yet...

February 27th, 201701143 There is an old adage that the more things change the more they stay the same. This had new meaning to me whilst listening to music when a 2015 hit was played. It...
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