From the New York Times February 22, 2022. The ‘Nation’s Psychiatrist’ Takes Stock, With FrustrationIn a new book, Thomas Insel, who led research into psychiatric disease for 13 years, says that advances in neuroscience have yet to benefit patients. Credit…Carolyn Fong for The New York TimesEllen BarryBy Ellen BarryFeb. 22, 2022 A new book byContinue reading “Absolute failings of the United States mental health system…”
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THE PRACTICAL PROBLEM OF PURSUING PURE MEDICAL SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH WITHOUT MAKING AN ADDITIONAL GOAL TO PRODUCE NEAR-TERM RESULTS OF IMPROVED DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS OR TREATMENT OPTIONS…
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/22/us/thomas-insel-book.html?smid=url-share Ideally, we should be able to do both: basic scientific research to look at fundamental causes for wellness and disease, as well as produce tangible, applicable, diagnostics and treatments for diseases affecting individuals and society. An interesting aspect of making self-sustaining/profitable and scalable businesses is that their primary focus is to be able toContinue reading “THE PRACTICAL PROBLEM OF PURSUING PURE MEDICAL SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH WITHOUT MAKING AN ADDITIONAL GOAL TO PRODUCE NEAR-TERM RESULTS OF IMPROVED DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS OR TREATMENT OPTIONS…”
We have a dramatically better understanding of SARS-COV-2 than we did 2 years ago, but our ICUs, emergency rooms and hospitals are too full, and people are still dying. People are becoming patients, not because the (imperfect) vaccines are harmful, but DESPITE the vaccines being dramatically helpful. Yes, we need even better science with respect to understanding these viral mutations. Yes, we need vaccines which help for longer, and anticipate mutations. Yes, we need inexpensive and accessible (tested, safe, and effective) oral, treatments even if we are early in our infection, or have mild infection symptoms (medicines to prevent spread to those who are vulnerable). In the meantime, vaccinations and masking, not just for our own safety, but for the safety of others. Regardless of our choices, we can still do the best for ourselves, without shaming, embarrassing, or threatening those people who disagree with us.
Charles Tadros, M.D. January 26, 2022 Saint Louis, Missouri
THE VAST MAJORITY OF HEART FAILURE PATIENTS NEEDING TRANSPLANT, KIDNEY FAILURE PATIENTS NEEDING DIALYSIS, AND STROKE PATIENTS NEEDING REHABILITATION WOULD HAVE HAD THEIR ORIGINS IN THE ASYMPTOMATIC PERIOD 20-40 YEARS PRIOR. TWENTY TO FORTY YEARS PRIOR, SUCH PATIENTS WOULD HAVE BEGUN THEIR MEDICAL JOURNEYS WITH THESE PREVENTABLE AND TREATABLE CONDITIONS: HYPERTENSION, DIABETES, TOBACCO ADDICTION/USE, AND OBESITY.
Charles Tadros, M.D. August 24, 2021 Saint Louis, Missouri
SUPPRESSING YOUR CHRONIC WORRIES, PANIC, IRRATIONAL THINKING, AND FEARS IN ORDER TO BETTER ACCOMPLISH MORE AND BETTER THINGS, COMES WITH EXPOSURE, PRACTICE, AND SELF KNOWLEDGE.
The unfortunate fact about intrusive, anxious thoughts, fears and panic is that if you give them room to breathe and grow, they will never let you go. Get help, NOW! Your new life needs to start today. Do not give this monster another moment of your precious and limited life on this planet. Charles Tadros,Continue reading “SUPPRESSING YOUR CHRONIC WORRIES, PANIC, IRRATIONAL THINKING, AND FEARS IN ORDER TO BETTER ACCOMPLISH MORE AND BETTER THINGS, COMES WITH EXPOSURE, PRACTICE, AND SELF KNOWLEDGE.”