- Hyperglycaemia after prolonged hypoglycaemia.
- The effect is counter-intuitive to insulin users who experience high blood sugars in the morning as a result of too much insulin during the night. [Reference]
- Mackler’s triad is vomiting, chest pain and subcutaneous emphysema – classic signs for oesophageal rupture, unfortunately only present 14% of the time. [Reference]
The poet Cowper said that is ‘infests the toe of libertine excess.‘ what is it?
- Cowper believed Gout was caused by indolence, indulgence and could be avoided through exercise through rambles or walks in the countryside, communing with nature
- Legend has it that William the Conqueror was so fat he couldn’t get on his horse. To combat this he devised a personalised dietary regimen: he locked himself in a room with alcohol the only substance available for him to consume.
- Unfortunately, the effectiveness of the strategy has been scurrilously questioned on the following basis: when William the Conqueror died he was so obese he could not be squeezed into his sarcophagus and he stunk out the chapel with his decaying corpse. [Reference]
How does a nun’s urine help your fertility?
- Pergonal a medication with extracted FSH/LH to stimulate ovulation was originally mass produced from post menopausal women’s urine (nun’s).
- The drug was discovered in the 1940’s but there was not enough urine available for a clinical trial from postmenopausal women. A decade later a rich Italian aristocrat spoke with Serono board members (after previously rejecting a clinical trial 10 days earlier) with the promise of a supply of nun’s urine from the Pope Pius XII.
- It took 10 nuns 10 days to produce enough urine for one treatment.
- It was later discovered the Vatican owned 25% of Serono. [Reference]
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