Food 

What is the best diet for myeloma patients?

This week’s Ask Dr. Durie comes from a patient who asks a common question. The question is I want to eat what’s best, but I’m so confused about what is the best food for a myeloma patient to be eating these days. Well, the answer is relatively straightforward. As I’ve said with many blogs and previous videos, the best food is real food. But what does this really mean? Obviously, it’s not just so simple. The additional recommendation is if you eat real food, you should avoid eating processed food.…

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The Discovery of Radium | Interesting Thing of the Day

One of the central paradoxes of scientific research and technological development is that while every new discovery brings previously unknown possibilities to light, these discoveries can also have negative effects that may not be readily apparent. For example, certain medicines may provide exciting new treatment options, but it’s only later that their side effects come to light. One of the most glaring examples of this was the thalidomide scandal in the late 1950s, when thousands of women took this drug to combat morning sickness during pregnancy, and it was later…

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