There's been a lot of discussion about narcissists this week. But what does the term actually mean?
It’s time to replace the government's lacklustre stance on reducing meat-eating, and the "vegan-or-bust" message of some activists, with a new campaign that is more realistic about our diets.
Patricia came in for a consultation six weeks ago. Just turned 70, she remembered her back hurting when she twisted at a dance.
Sports fans have noticed a rise in the number of athletes with purple marks on their skin, resulting from a practice that is supposed to aid recovery and boost performance.
Heterosexuals, of course, don’t have “lifestyles”. They have TV and golf.
As the NHS is set to appeal a High Court decision to fund PrEP, a drug that can prevent HIV, rhetoric shaming LGBT people has resurfaced.
I teach my registrars to be aware how a consultation is making them feel: that can give valuable clues to the patient’s own emotional state.
The napping industry is booming in cities and offices. But is it actually good for our health and productivity?
The passion driving fighters to be in the cage in the first place is one that will inevitably put them at risk of a brain injury.
Doctors have caught up with folklore. We now know you can die of broken-heartedness.
Having been conned into another couple of fruitless house calls, I now parry the proffered symptoms and generally get to the heart of the matter on the phone.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?