Profound changes in technology, work and community are transforming our ultrasocial species into a population of loners.
Advances in medical technologies offer great potential to our health service, but they can require many years of investment and R&D before they hit the market. The government is taking steps to address this, but there is a role for other players too.
The main issue is consent. Should we assume that women who have opted to donate other organs are happy to donate their wombs too?
Far from getting reliable information, torture is a gruelling process that yields few results - and harm for both victim and perpetrator.
I have to isolate which aspect of my behaviour it is that is causing me to fall so ill, so frequently. Surely it can have nothing to do with my wine consumption. That is crazy talk.
The assessment might have trashed my timetable but it was an afternoon well spent.
Advances in treatment mean that being HIV positive is no longer a death sentence, but attitudes still lag behind.
Under current rules, men who have had sex with another man in the past twelve months cannot donate blood.
Hospitals are no longer safe places for their staff, warns Simon Danczuk.
First responders are at serious risk of developing PTSD during events like the Paris attacks.
It takes a lot to make a doctor angry – by definition they must be calm under pressure. Yet the health secretary has managed it.
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