Fatigue and Infection Could Be Due to Depression, Medicine Side Effects or More – Valley News

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Fatigue and Infection Could Be Due to Depression, Medicine Side Effects or More
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Dear Dr. Roach: I’m 61. Nearly a year ago, I had chest pain that brought me to the emergency room, and I was diagnosed with blockages in my coronary arteries.

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What is needed for phage therapy to become a reality in Western medicine?

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The current status of phage therapy approaches is reviewed and possible hurdles to a practical medical application of bacteriophages in Western countries are identified as discussed at a recent EMBO meeting on “Viruses of Microbes” in Brussels. In view of the growing antibiotic resistance crisis, a coordinated effort by the public health sector is needed to evaluate the potential of phage therapy as an adjunct to antibiotics.

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Genetic engineering: It’s a technology, not an ideology – FoodNavigator.com

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FoodNavigator.com Genetic engineering: It’s a technology, not an ideology FoodNavigator.com Genetic engineering shouldn’t be a political issue, no matter how much sci-fi-sensitive individuals might be reminded of the plot from The Day of the…

Ajan Reginald‘s insight:

Its how you use the technology

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Don’t Confuse Technology With Teaching

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Though universities are rushing to embrace online courses, true education requires one mind engaging with another.

 

Educators are coaches, personal trainers in intellectual fitness. The value we add to the media extravaganza is like the value the trainer adds to the gym or the coach adds to the equipment. We provide individualized instruction in how to evaluate and make use of information and ideas, teaching people how to think for themselves.

 

Just as coaching requires individual attention, education, at its core, requires one mind engaging with another, in real time: listening, understanding, correcting, modeling, suggesting, prodding, denying, affirming, and critiquing thoughts and their expression.

 

Ajan Reginald‘s insight:

Yes – important disctinction

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