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Archives for January, 2008

Toquero L, Briggs CD, Bassuini MM, Rochester JR. Anal ulceration associated with Nicorandil: case series and review of the literature. Colorectal Dis. 2006 Oct;8(8):717-20. Review. Worst adverse drug effect ever. Well, besides miscarriage or toxic epidermal necrolysis. Those suck pretty hard.

Weird sex gone horribly wrong

Fain DB, McCormick GM. Vaginal “fisting” as a cause of death. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 1989 Mar;10(1):73-5. It’s too old to find online, so allow me to summarize the short abstract: Guy and girl are fooling around, guy sticks entire hand and part of forearm up girl’s vagina, girl subsequently dies. That’s all I’ve…

Discharge is such an icky word

Wang Z, Leonard MH Jr, Khamapirad T, Castro CY. Bilateral extensive ductitis obliterans manifested by bloody nipple discharge in a patient with long-term diabetes mellitus. Breast J. 2007 Nov-Dec;13(6):599-602. My girlfriend just informed me that if she had a band, she’d totally name it Bloody Nipple Discharge. Folks, I think I’m going to go looking…

Regarding my RSS feed

Hi everyone. First off, thanks for all of the encouraging comments and emails! I’m excited to be blogging here at ScienceBlogs, and I hope I can bring a little bit of humour and general silliness to the proceedings. I realize that my RSS feed is currently not working, but the right people have been notified…

Dried nasal mucus is funny

Ovchinnikov MM, PodgornyÄ­ GN, BalakhovskiÄ­ IS. [Quantitative ultraviolet, visible, and near infrared spectrophotometric analysis] Klin Lab Diagn. 2002 Feb;(2):6-11. Review. Russian. Read the abstract. I’m fairly confident they meant Beer. And Bouguer. And yes, I totally found this via PubMed by searching for ‘booger’.

Strange things that people get addicted to

Etter JF. Addiction to the nicotine gum in never smokers. BMC Public Health. 2007 Jul 17;7:159. What, got tired of chewing regular gum? Nothing like paying more for nicotine-laced candy that you have to buy at a drug store and follow directions to use properly, no sir. — DeFuentes-Merillas L, Koeter MW, Bethlehem J, Schippers…

For the easily amused

Ruan X, Couch JP, Shah RV, Liu H, Wang F, Chiravuri S. Priapism–a rare complication following continuous epidural morphine and bupivacaine infusion. Pain Physician. 2007 Sep;10(5):707-11. A guy named Wang writes a paper on priapism. All is well and good in the world.