Medicine is littered with myths. For years we doled out antibiotics for minor infections, thinking we were speeding recovery.
"Epa, Epa, Eeeepaaaaa" – Grampa Simpson.
Women with mesh implants have been suffering for years. And it's not the only time they have been ignored.
The taboos surrounding mental health and talking therapy, particularly when it comes to men, remain very real to many of us.
Leafy greens could save your life – and not just if you eat them.
The government's drugs crackdown is only encouraging underground chemists to develop riskier and riskier drugs.
The European Parliament has finally passed laws policing the standards of medical devices. But will the UK reverse these gains?
EU member states are already bidding for the London-based regulator.
There have already been outbreaks in Manchester, London, Edinburgh, and Birmingham, but deaths are not centrally recorded.
Kay seemed seriously unwell. These days, however, GPs are expected to discuss potential admissions first.
Loss of empathy, memory impairment and higher risks of cancer are all linked to lack of sleep. So why don’t we turn in earlier?
Twenty years ago, Labour won a landslide on a tide of optimism. Where did it all go wrong?
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