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Angus Patient Expert

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This blog relates our experience of living with a small child, our daughter, with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia - we hope it will provide comfort and information to others in similar situations to our own as well as being both therapeutic for ourselves and a record of what will be surely a... Full Bio
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First Libyan 419 Scam? by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer From: Salim Fadi Salim of Libya Hallo, As-Salum'Alaykum. Please I want to come to your country from Libya with my family and I need your help. I have luggage with si ... Read on »
Chinese Pornographic Kitsch by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Not sure if these cigarette lighters are made in Taiwan or mainland (PRC) China but they are being sold in Africa. Read on »
Cuts in Vaccine Prices by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer From the BBC Drug firms cut vaccine prices to the developing world. See also the GAVI Alliance press release here . This can only be for the good! Read on »
Anti-Pharma by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer From boingboing ... this is marvellous especially given Indian, Brazilian and South African efforts to develop their own drugs. I wonder how much success it will have ... ... Read on »
If Music Could Talk by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I have never blogged this ... to my shame. The son of Xeni Jardin (of boingboing fame) is DJ Carlito of Richmond Independent Radio (WRIR). He has a radio show each Sunday I ... Read on »
The Tunnel by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The Shining with Jack Nicolson was full of shocks. A masterpiece, it shocked but was as full of laughs much more than scare. Nicholas Roeg's Don't Look Now was the fi ... Read on »
Aphorisms XII by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer “Thinking is the hardest work there is. That’s why so few people engage in it.” Henry Ford Read on »
Digital Opportunity - A Review of Intellectual Property and Growth by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I mentioned this report last week. I spent some time on it this weekend but at 140 pages could not get through it all and the NAO NHS IT report. However, here are its p ... Read on »
Ants by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Every morning as I wait for Morais to give me a lift to work and watch a chain of ants walking up and down a pillar from his upstairs to their nest under the ground. As they ... Read on »
Open Source Science by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer See this succinct article on open source science. Read on »
Liver by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This was a horrrible food at school dinners when I was a kid but I have suddenly found an incredible delight for it (along with kidneys, heart, brains, sweetmeats). Liver ... Read on »
NHS reform is a Stunt by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer See this about the current government's plans for the NHS and its "consultation". Read on »
Dichloroacetate by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer boingboing reports more rumour-mongering about Dichloroacetate - the supposed wonder drug for curing all types of cancer. We reported on this as far back as 2007. To ... Read on »
And Another ... by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Review of Digital Rights in the UK ... Read on »
Another Damning Report by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The UK National Audit Office publishes another report criticising the massive NHS information technology initiative. Press release here . Read on »
The Egg-Bot by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I would love to have one of these! Links here and here . Read on »
Save Our NHS by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Just received this from 38 Degrees: Dear Angus, Today, GPs issued a stark warning about Andrew Lansley's NHS plans. They warned we're "moving headlong" towards a m ... Read on »
Bin Laden Hagiography by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The US military may have dumped Bin Laden's corpse into the ocean so that his tomb does not become a shrine, and refuses to release photos of his corpse claiming it would be ... Read on »
Media Piracy in Emerging Economies II by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Cory Doctorow of boingboing informs us in his Guardian column that Joe Karaganis, lead author and editor of the Media Piracy in Emerging Economies report we discussed in ... Read on »
Media Piracy in Emerging Economies by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer See this report . To me this is as an important an issue as the manufacture of drugs against HIV in the "3rd World". I know my friends and colleagues throughout Afri ... Read on »