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Another tick bite, ugh.

June 26, 2019/0/0/

Another tick bite, ugh. My medical response experience has been stellar here in CT, no complaints. But not everyone is so lucky. I’ve been bitten by ticks 4 times in the last two years (I live in New Haven, not far from Lyme, CT, where Lyme disease took its name.) One of them was a […]

infectious disease, Lords of Pestilence, medical complaints, shared articles

Flying insects in hospitals carry superbug germs

June 24, 2019/0/0/

British researchers trapped more than 20,000 flying insects at seven hospitals and found that 9 out of 10 carried potentially harmful levels of infectious bacteria such as E. coli, salmonella and staphylococcus. More than 50 percent of the bacteria were antibiotic resistant.  Read the full story…

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Immunocompromised patient in study dies after fecal transplant due to acquired ESBL E. coli.

June 17, 2019/0/0/

Immunocompromised patient in study dies after fecal transplant due to acquired ESBL E. coli.

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A Scientists’s Race to Save Her Husband from a Deadly Superbug

June 17, 2019/0/0/

Tom Patterson almost lost his life to Acinetobacter baumannii, a carbapenem-resistant pathogen that tops the WHO’s list of deadliest superbugs. But his wife, epidemiologist Steffanie Strathdee, developed a treatment that saved him. Now it’s saving others. Learn how.

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Vaccines: How Bad is the Risk?

May 20, 2019/0/0/

Another impressive educational video from the folks at Kurzgesagt. They do amazing work. “Vaccines are one of our best tools to prevent dangerous diseases, but they come with side effects. So would it be safer not to vaccinate? This video has been supported by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.”

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Healing Blade: Defenders of Soma Finalist in the 2018 World Changing Ideas Awards

April 9, 2018/0/0/

Nerdcore Medical’s infectious disease card game, Healing Blade: Defenders of Soma, was listed as a finalist in the 2018 Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards, in the health category. There were nearly 1,400 submissions in 12 categories.  The Healing Blade card game idea was conceived of by Drs. Arun Mathews and Francis Kong, as a […]

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In Which a Study is Stymied

November 3, 2017/0/0/

Another cartoon by David Malki! “You on the Bronze Age diet?”

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In Which the Species is Bettered

November 2, 2017/0/0/

Been reading Watermark cartoons lately, by David Malki! Occasionally he dips into medical concepts, such as… life expectancy. Small pox, anyone?

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Curative Design on PATREON

May 26, 2016/0/0/

We’ve launched a new project in collaboration with the incredible visual designer Eleanor Lutz of tabletop whale. It’s called CURATIVE DESIGN. We believe that good design, when applied to learning, is extremely powerful. Some of our topics include: Embryonic Heart Development and Circulation Topography of Medical Statistics Glycolysis Brachial Plexus Injuries Bacteria Identification … and many more! Come check […]

Curative Design, Design, Fundraising, Posters

New Website!

February 18, 2016/0/0/

Thanks to Gigawatt Graphics for our new website! As you can see, we are expanding our vision to cover an array of new products. We will have lots of new items implemented in our webstore soon, plus the amazing Healing Blade: Defenders of Soma card game, which is currently being manufactured. Stay tuned!

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