There have already been outbreaks in Manchester, London, Edinburgh, and Birmingham, but deaths are not centrally recorded.
Our understanding of placebo-based treatments suggests that alternative medicine could benefit patients. But the impact on medical ethics could lead to unintended consequences.
Labour stands to gain if the crisis in the health service becomes one of the major election themes.
Our understanding of empathy is pretty limited, but many figures are calling for change. Corporate culture is beginning to recognise the need to put yourself in someone else's shoes.
Between 10 and 30 per cent of British university students have taken pills such as Modafinil and Ritalin to improve their memory and heighten their concentration.
A Stanford study has found that those who hallucinate voices are influenced by the culture they live in, with differences in mood and tone depending upon where in the world they live.
The emergency action is a damning indictment of the pressures the government has created on the frontline.
Health Secretary agrees to look at Labour MP's plan to raise National Insurance to fund higher spending.
Labour is right to focus on rescuing the NHS from the harm done by this government, but must face the truth that it was the party that introduced private finance into the health service in the first place.
To achieve economic credibility, Miliband needs to speak the language of priorities.
The government has made progress on the urgent crisis of antimicrobial resistance, but sustained public pressure is still needed, says Zac Goldsmith.
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