REVIEW: Superbugs by Matt McCarthy

In brief: A story about a trial of a new antibiotic in the age of antimicrobial resistance, the people who need it and Matt McCarthy’s first trial as the lead investigator. The good: Incredibly interesting with a good mix of the scientific and human aspects. The not-so-good: I might have ‘cheated’ and looked up the... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: The Doctor Who Fooled the World by Brian Deer

In brief: The story of Andrew Wakefield, who published a study linking the MMR vaccine and autism (which was later proven to be false) by the journalist who exposed the truth. The good: Very detailed yet easy to read story of the events. The not-so-good: Sometimes Deer seems a bit jaded by the medical profession.... Continue Reading →

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