Virtual blues
By Sarah Birke - 26 June 10:24

The online revolution is the most recent step in the development of counselling, an initiative that

Banning Khat
By Hugh Barnes - 26 June 10:24

An overdue reform of drugs policy or another draconian attack on our civil liberties? Hugh Barnes re

Right to strike over low pay
By Dave Prentis - 25 June 12:10

Since 2004 local government workers have had below inflation awards. Their vote in favour of strike

The key is respect
By Ed Miliband - 19 June 11:15

The government needs to change the relationship between state and citizen, writes the Minister for t

Stiff upper lip or let it all out?
By David Alexander - 13 June 11:41

Top trauma psychologist David Alexander reacts to a report suggesting in the wake of 9/11 some peopl

A window-rattling belch
By Julian Clary - 12 June 10:20

Not even a Jaffa Cake and two Nurofen could make me feel better. It was time to call for an ambulanc

Bright ideas will damage Labour's health
By Peter Wilby - 05 June 10:43

Threatening GPs is bad politics

A miracle convention for the disabled?
By Victoria Brignell - 03 June 12:13

Fine words without actions are meaningless but actions usually only come about after fine words have

For the good of others
By Peter Wilby - 29 May 13:00

The public sector ethos may be on its last legs.

Time for universal free school meals
By Sharon Hodgson - 27 May 11:42

Labour's Sharon Hodgson says universal free school meals are a vote winner and would boost the natio

You don’t have to be mad to work here…
By James Medhurst - 20 May 17:17

It is not new for political figures to be affected by mental illness – Winston Churchill was famousl

A desperate need for care reform
By Gordon Lishman - 16 May 15:22

We are all living longer, and care provision must be central to Brown's social justice agenda, argue

How not to defeat Aids
By James Le Fanu - 15 May 13:00

<strong>The Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels and the Business of Aids

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Religion must not block progress
By Robin McKie - 15 May 13:00

The Commons has usually debated and voted sensibly over on issues such as embryology. Will members -

BMA staff to strike
By Jaimie Kaffash - 14 May 16:37

How staff at the the British Medical association, the 'trade union' for British doctors, are plannin

Biotech Britain: Introduction
By Staff blogger - 12 May 13:30

Biotechnology is the use of biological systems and living organisms, or their derivatives, to make or modify products or processes.

Using our experience of failure to drive forward miracles
By Paul Rodgers - 12 May 13:14

Paul Rodgers examines the strengths and weaknesses of biotechnology in Britain

Is Labour abolishing illness?
By Alison Ravetz - 01 May 13:00

The new rules on incapacity benefit stake everything on a major gamble: that a large proportion of c

Don't lose your bottle
By Roger Scruton - 01 May 13:00

Ignore the health fascists - drinking is a matter of personal choice

Can talking make you better?
By Simon Wessely - 01 May 13:00

CBT does not cure cancer, schizophrenia or arthritis, but it does improve mood, coping and quality o

A dangerous experiment
By Rachel Cooke - 24 April 13:00

This appalling documentary was exploitative and irresponsible

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Shape of the future
By Rowenna Davis - 17 April 13:00

Observations on bodybuilding

The American male
By Alexander Comfort - 17 April 13:00

<strong>Taken from The <em>New Statesman</em> 19 June 1948</strong>

Treat with extreme caution
By Simon Singh - 17 April 13:00

Homoeopathic medicine is founded on a bogus philosophy. Its continued use is a drain on NHS resource

The invisible woman
By Annalisa Barbieri - 10 April 13:00

Life without mirrors is an unsettling experience.

Physical education
By Alice O'Keeffe - 03 April 13:00

Wayne McGregor, Britain's hottest choreographer, tells Alice O'Keeffe that dance holds the answer to

Tales of typographic oceans
By Daniel Starza-Smith - 03 April 13:00


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Scenes of mild peril
By Hugh Aldersley-Williams - 03 April 13:00

Despite what the papers say, we live in pretty safe times.

All shapes and sizes
By Annalisa Barbieri - 03 April 13:00

High-street designers could learn a lot from the world of film.

Making the Grade? Not yet...
By Janet Veitch - 01 April 12:06

Janet Veitch says that with a score of 2 out of 10, the Government needs to start taking real action