Medicine is littered with myths. For years we doled out antibiotics for minor infections, thinking we were speeding recovery.
At first, the rise of testosterone prescriptions might appear puzzling. But dig beneath the surface, and a different picture emerges.
It takes a kitten to set me musing on my father’s mildly bonkers habits and the quirks of heritability.
Compulsive Googling is a common but little-known aspect of many OCD sufferers' lives.
A collective cultural resistance has halted scientific progress on the male contraceptive pill.
Underlying the Statin Wars are two different world-views: the technological and holistic.
A charitable initative to encourage sufferers to knit a Christmas jumper signalling their condition is well-intentioned but way off the mark.
Profound changes in technology, work and community are transforming our ultrasocial species into a population of loners.
Ministers have flirted with this idea for over a decade. It’s bad policy, as well as poor ethics.
A new exhibition examines the history of mental health care and the enduring stigma that surrounds it.
I recently worked out I've been near death nine times. This incident made it ten.
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