Controversies in health

Blood Clots & Embolism: 3d Illustration of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Blood clotting complications after COVID-19 vaccines and COVID-19 infection

Blood clotting complications after COVID-19 vaccines and COVID-19 infection: Paradoxes, similarities and health risks   There has been, and there still remains deep concern and confusion regarding the occurrence of blood clotting linked to COVID-19 vaccines, in particular, the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson Janssen vaccines, which have been linked to a small number of …

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Sport related concussion

Sport related concussion: definitions, diagnosis, management and legal implications

Sport related concussion: definitions, diagnosis, management and legal implications   The Australian Institute of Sport and the Australian Medical Association published a paper in January 2017 to define sport related concussions and provide recommendations to be implemented in sport settings to reduce the incidence of concussions. The ultimate goal of the article is to define …

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Gene Therapy - DNA mutation for medico legal information

Gene therapy as exciting as concerning

Gene therapy cured “the boy in the bubble” Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disorder (SCID) is a life-threatening congenital condition linked to a mutation of a gene located on the X- chromosome. It is also referred to as the “boy-in-the-bubble” disease because in some countries children are placed in isolation to stop them from getting infections. The …

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