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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.

Are Scientists Stealing Foreplay?

Kate L. Gould | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kate L. Gould

Once upon a time there was a thing called foreplay. Sometimes it was silent: just a kiss in a club and an awkward scuffle in the toilets. Others took more time with it. They wrote sweet lines, sent flowers, asked a lady to dance and, even, for her hand in marriage before they even embarked on it.

A Fat Woman and a Thin Woman: Which One Is a Burden on the NHS?

Sue Thomason | Posted 14.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sue Thomason

Millions of Sandras and Paulines exist. They show that obesity related illnesses are not related to obesity at all but to lifestyle and more specifically to pressure to be thin and dieting! So why is our Government advising us that obesity causes disease and advising weight loss and dieting, the real causes of these diseases?

What Uniting to Combat Tropical Diseases Will Really Require

Dr Unni Karunakara | Posted 31.03.2012 | UK
Dr Unni Karunakara

Performing a spinal tap under field conditions is nerve-wracking. Sticking a needle into someone's spine to extract spinal fluid is painful and risky and that's just the doctor's perspective. But it's also something that our doctors have to do every day as part of routine tests for advanced stage sleeping sickness.

Do Drug-Free Options Offer Fresh Hope?

Tony Lobl | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

A "drug-free therapy" helps slow the expected decline of people diagnosed with dementia, a study has found. The therapy enabled sufferers to maintai...