Ben Goldacre

Skeletons in the Cupboard: Open the Door on Hidden Clinical Trials

Michelle Beckett | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK
Michelle Beckett

Last year I put my house on the market. Mostly, I'm too busy to notice the clutter and untidiness that accompanies the life of a lone mum working full time, but I guessed the prospective viewers might...

Big Pharma Harms Patients for Profit but Doctors Must Also Share the Blame

Dr Aseem Malhotra | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK
Dr Aseem Malhotra

I believe I speak for the overwhelming majority of doctors in the NHS when I say I went into medicine to practice evidence based, not corporate-influenced medicine.

The NHS Ain't Broke, Please Don't Fix It

Tiernan Douieb | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Tiernan Douieb

In amongst all this exciting, depressing and uninteresting stuff the UK has still been under the thrall of the possible destruction of our national health service. Yes, I'm going to go on about it again.

In Reply - Can Cannabis Drive You Crazy?

Jason Reed | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Reed

I'm not a fan of rebuttals, they can often be interpreted as rude or standoffish. This is certainly not the flavour of my reply, and so with this amp...

A Conversation with Dr Christian Jessen - Drug Policy

Jason Reed | Posted 18.02.2012 | UK
Jason Reed

Drug policy reform has received many endorsees, from Kofi Annan and Richard Branson, to a fleet of Nobel Prize winners and an array of prominent figur...

Nerdy Day Trips Made Me What I Am

Melanie Hick | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Tech
Melanie Hick

Ben Goldacre has just launched Nerdydaytrips.com. These knowledge-oriented trips to old stones, new museums and weird buildings from childhood until now have made me the trivia-filled supernerd I am today.

Ben Goldacre Launches Nerdy Daytrips Website

Melanie Hick | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Tech

Jargon-busting Bad Science columnist Ben Goldacre has launched a new travel resource featuring short trips with a sciencey, or just plain nerdy, bent....

Skunk: Jacqui Smith's Other Injustice

Jason Reed | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

In the last thrashes of Gordon Brown's Labour government, the Prime Minister and the consecutive Home Secretaries of Alan Johnson & Jacqui Smith once more took political umbrage with cannabis.