Medicine is littered with myths. For years we doled out antibiotics for minor infections, thinking we were speeding recovery.
I became wary of staying still for any length of time lest I, too, should be doused and dried, and have a green sticker slapped in the middle of my forehead.
The health secretary appears to be backing away from claims he is prepared to impose a new contract without the agreement of the BMA.
With the rise of agriculture, societies tended to become more complex – and less polygynous. Was this to stop the spread of infection?
Apple’s Night Shift feature filters out the blue light on your screen. But that still doesn't mean we should use our phones at night.
A new landmark study has skirted cultural taboo and legal red tape to produce images of LSD’s effects.
It's my policy, though, to argue about it. Or at least ask for "Hitler" on my coffee cup.
Men using specific drugs to have sex with other men is on the rise, and there is evidence it's taking a toll on the gay community.
Luckily, my fellow diners were doctors.
The obesity crisis disproportionately affects the poor.
If contract imposition goes ahead, can I in clear conscience accept my next training post in August? I’m afraid my answer may have to be no; and I suspect I won’t be the only one.
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