Whether your hero wears spandex or cat ears, inspirational pop culture figures can help deal with real life difficulties.
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.
For the first time, scientists are investigating the effects of drugs on the brain. Meet the woman leading the charge to bring evidence into drugs policy.
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