disease

May 3, 2017

4 Blood Types, 4 Diets, Eat Right 4 your Type offers individualized diet plans based on blood type. Dr. D’Adamo uses history and scientific research to explain how differences in blood type can affect how different people respond to food and exercise. Using meal and exercise plans you can achieve your best health.


D’Adamo, a second-generation naturopathic physician, followed in his father’s footsteps, studying the correlation between blood type, diet and health. Where the senior D’Adamo subjectively linked blood type to diet, the younger confirmed the connection using objective, scientific

Nov 4, 2012

12·21 is a thriller of the pandemic variety. This time, instead of a bacteria or virus being the cause of a widespread killer disease, the culprit is a prion. What’s a prion? What I gathered from the book is that prions are proteins that can reproduce on their own, they can become infectious, and they are the cause of Mad Cow disease.  Not pleasant.

In 12·21, Thomason pairs a seemingly incurable prion disease with supposed Mayan predictions about the end of the world on December 21, 2012. I say supposed predictions because most people don’t really believe that the world will end on 12-21

Jul 2, 2009

Here’s a bizarre tale by “the godfather of Japanese manga comics”. Dr. Kirihito of M University Hospital takes a research trip to a remote village where a man with the mysterious Monmow disease has come from. While there, in addition to contracting the disease, he learns that the director has sabotaged his career and tried to kill him. Full of political maneuvering, love entanglements, and the threat of Monmow, this graphic novel’s got it all.

Reader’s of traditional novels who are interested in exploring graphic fiction might stick to classic stories like those found in Will Eisner’s Contrac