Here are this week’s most interesting discussions of peer-reviewed research in health and medicine:
- In certain parts on North America, emergency medical services are under-staffed and over-worked. This scenario results in slower emergency response times. The Rogue Medic explains what happens when patients with emergency medical situations are transported to hospital by the police, rather than ambulance.
- In another fascinating post, Neurobonkers considers what the BBC forgot to mention in their recent coverage of the health issues associated with cannabis use.
- Are you a Frenchman? Do you live in Maine? You just might be diagnosed with “Jumping Frenchmen of Maine Syndrome.” Check out Disease Prone for more info.
- Are low-carb diets killing people? Steve Parker of Diabetic Mediterranean Diet Blog discusses.
Come back next week for more riveting discussions of health and medicine!