Category Archives: News

Time to Defund the Forced Maskers

I’ve reviewed the science on mask wearing in several articles over the past nine months. So far, there’s not been a study showing a significant benefit. On the contrary, evidence is conspicuously piled on the side of the argument that they don’t protect the wearer or prevent the spread of infection in community settings. Despite… Read More »

Digital infrastructure challengers flourish with sustained investment in 2020

Figures from Point Topic on industry investment and FTTH Council Europe on rollout growth mark significant year for sector INCA membership grows as members target more rural and urban fibre rollouts London, UK, 23 December 2020 – Despite Covid19 and the economic downturn private investment in the digital infrastructure sector has continued apace. This is… Read More »

US HIV infections could drop by 94% before 2030, if treatment is prioritised

Modelling estimates suggest that new HIV infections in the US could be reduced by as much as 94% before 2030, if the current HIV prevention budget is spent more efficiently. Priorities would be linking those diagnosed with HIV to care, ensuring that they receive treatment and getting them to the point of viral suppression. Less… Read More »

Can You Safely Give Birth at Home?

The question of where and how to give birth is a relatively new one for women. Up until the early 20th century, fewer than 5% of women gave birth in a hospital. In the 1950s the birth of a baby, an event that had once been a family affair and attended by a midwife, became… Read More »