The medical weapons we have equipped ourselves with are losing their power. But scientists scent an answer.
Dr Phil Whitaker’s Health Matters column.
Women should be able to make informed choices over their own labours, and not be brow-beaten with the idea of the “perfect birth”.
Plan to fund extra £2bn a year through future underspends means spending promise is "a con", says shadow chancellor.
A respected thinker of the new Tory right-wing vanguard, Kwasi Kwarteng MP, has been secretly recorded suggesting the NHS budget shouldn't be protected.
Wanting to care about mental illness is not the same as caring.
The shadow health secretary Andy Burnham accuses the Chancellor of "recycling" funds for health spending.
Pre-exposure HIV prophylaxis (PrEP) involves giving at-risk HIV-negative people a daily dose of HIV medication. Though controversial to some, it is proving highly effective in preventing infection and activists are calling for it to be rolled out immediately.
The Chancellor says he"doesn't have any plans" to increase the tax: the same phrase he used before the 2010 increase.
The proposal to impose ten-year jail sentences on any woman who has an abortion in a non-NHS clinic in Northern Ireland would plunge women’s rights into the dark ages.
What should doctors do when the drugs won’t work? Often it’s easier to push one more treatment than to acknowledge that “people have priorities other than living longer”.
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