Been meaning to write about this since the results were first announced, but there’s been just too little time. It is great that the most prestigious prize in Medicine went to investigators who had worked on infectious (more specifically, parasitic) diseases. Half of the Nobel prize was awarded to Dr Tu Youyou for her work […]

A straightforward case for the Christmas week – Merry Christmas and Happy 2015, by the way! This young man returned from Gambia 2 weeks ago, and started having high fever for 5 days prior to seeking medical attention. He had been on a missionary trip, helping to build schools and houses in rural villages in […]