MediChanical is our short term for medical-mechanical operations.
If you really look upon it in its proper perspective, medical operations, e.g. surgical removal for failing bioparts, organ transplants – all, if not most, of them are actually mechanical operations. This type of invasive procedures have no place in a technology advanced environment.
Mechanical substitutes to your bioparts are always subject to incompatibility issues – and there are many. Below is just one of them.
The Philippines has the highest prices on drugs in all of SouthEast Asia for decades now. And it is also the poorest economically next only to Burma. If you are still wondering why this irony, try to analyze the implications when a big pharmaceutical company wrestles its way to control the local market and its regulators.
This is the sad experience of Nigeria. To their credit though, they did fight back. But would our officials do the same?
Here’s the original article from The Guardian UK:
WikiLeaks cables: Pfizer used dirty tricks to avoid clinical trial payout
Cables say drug giant hired investigators to find evidence of corruption on Nigerian attorney general to persuade him to drop legal action
Kano, in northern Nigeria, saw a meningitis epidemic of unprecedented scale in 1996. Photograph: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images
The world’s biggest pharmaceutical company hired investigators to unearth evidence of corruption against the Nigerian attorney general in order to persuade him to drop legal action over a controversial drug trial involving children with meningitis, according to a leaked US embassy cable.
The first line of defense against most parasitic infections is the human skin. This largest organ of the body is going to be bypassed by the intrusion of a needle during vaccination. And that can be disastrous if the vaccine itself contains hazardous materials.