Julie Nduta Mwangi

7 Flips | 1 Magazine | @keza4 | Keep up with Julie Nduta Mwangi on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Julie Nduta Mwangi”

Tim Minchin’s Storm: Critique of alternative medicine and defense of reason, in song.

There’s nothing like reading about the history of disease to make you appreciate modern times. Until just a century or two ago, most people died …

Extraordinary Women in Science and Medicine: Exhibit at the Grolier Club, NYC

If more women than men graduate from college (60 percent vs. 40 percent) and women constitute half of today's work force, why is that barely one-quarter of those women work in the field of science?<p>This is all the more surprising when one adds in the fact girls' math and science grades in school are …

10 Famous People Killed By Bad Medicine

In the past, medicine was not so much a science as a cross between amateur alchemy and compensated sadism. And the worst quackery wasn't just …

Just Say No: When It Makes Sense Not to Take Your Medicine

It sounds like something a quack would support, but it’s true. There’s growing evidence that lifestyle changes such as eating a healthier diet and …

Medicine isn’t a science yet, Vinod Khosla says — but data will make it so

Legendary venture capitalist Vinod Khosla ruffled a lot of feathers last year with his prediction that computers would soon replace a majority of the tasks that human doctors currently perform.<p>Doctors were predictably dubious. But Khosla isn’t backing down — far from it. In his upcoming fireside …

10 Bioengineered Body Parts That Could Change Medicine

When physicians run out of treatment options, they look to a nascent field known as bioengineering for solutions to their patients' ailments. …