The rather limited joys of Pleural Aspiration…

Before going on with this, someone asked me, vis-à-vis what I’ve written here about APH, if nothing went right – as if I make this shit up for entertainment! The answer is no, very little went right, OK?

The big thing – and I’m more than happy to give credit where it’s due – is that APH saved my life. That’s a fact. I’m still dying – that’s a fact, too, there is simply too much wrong with me for it to be fixable, not least because no-one knows exactly what’s gone wrong, which just leaves treating the symptoms.

The theory is that my Continue reading

Spare me from sloppy science…

Scientists have announced that not brushing your teeth twice a day is a recipe for heart disease. So says a study based on data from the Scottish Health Survey, which, it’s claimed, provides “…evidence of a link between poor oral hygiene and heart disease, revealing that people who Continue reading