Empathy overrated?

Paul Bloom is a professor of Psychology at Yale University. He’s obviously not afraid of controversy as in his latest book he is Against Empathy. In…

Wisdom of the mob

My usual morning routine includes a scan of various media to check if anything blog-worthy has popped up – social media, RSS feeds and email subscriptions…

Hot placebos

From The Economist online: Thermostat controls in hotel rooms are often placebos PLACEBOS are everywhere. Drugs firms sell red pills because customers are convinced that they…

Diabetic Schwannopathy

Open access review of diabetic neuropathy with a focus on the oft forgotten Schwann cell – Schwann cell interactions with axons and microvessels in diabetic neuropathy. With Diabetes on…