On science literature and quality

Hi everyone! I’m taking a moment here to talk about something slightly different that I thought would be helpful to a non-scientific audience: how I’m finding my information. I think everyone here agrees that developments in medicine and healthcare are deeply founded in science research. The two disciplines really go hand in hand, and the refinement of the scientific method has greatly contributed to accelerated … Continue reading On science literature and quality

Glucosamine: Does it really help knee pain?

After salsa class last night, we were sitting around doing cooldown stretches when my dance instructor mentioned that his knees sometimes hurt from dancing too much. One of my other classmates then mentioned that there’s a supplement you can take to help deal with joint pain called Glucosamine. Apparently, a lot of the elderly people he works with swear by the effects of the supplement. … Continue reading Glucosamine: Does it really help knee pain?