Monthly Archives: October 2007

Opiates for pain in dying patients and in those with sickle cell disease

Opiates for pain in dying patients and in those with sickle cell disease Dorothy Logie and Mhoira Leng’s report of 6 October describes a conference in Nairobi which highlighted opiophobia – the fear of using morphine therapeutically – “as a … Continue reading

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There is nothing mysterious about kwashiorkor

There is no mystery [1, 2] about “kwashiorkor”, which is a word from a Ghanaian tribe, my very own Krobo/Dangme/Ga megatribe [3, 4]. Indeed, it was when I was a toddler that the remarkable white woman based at the Princess … Continue reading

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