Julian’s week
By Julian Clary - 24 January 12:00

All this talk of presumed consent and organ donation is making me maudlin

The whole person
By Hanif Kureishi - 24 January 12:00

<strong>Why Do People Get Ill? Exploring the Mind-Body Connection</strong>
Darian Leader and David

The ethics of organ transplantation
By Martin O'Neill - 16 January 12:41

Libertarian paternalism allows individuals' well-being to be helped without impacting on freedom of

World-class strategy for cancer: Introduction
By Staff blogger - 07 January 12:39

Participants in this recent Policy Forum discussion, a collaboration between the New Statesmanand Pfizer,
discussed the progress that may be expected on the newly released Cancer Reform Strategy and that of its predecessor, the 2000 Cancer Plan.

Achieving a world-class cancer service in the UK
By Vivienne Parry - 07 January 12:00

Vivienne Parry takes us through the recent history of cancer strategies in the NHS and the effects o

The one to watch in 2008
By Sholto Byrnes - 03 January 12:00

Malaria kills thousands each day, mainly in the world's poorest countries. At a research centre in M

Looking ahead in 2008
By Sian Berry - 02 January 11:42

Sian Berry looks ahead to a busy year including the possibility of running for London mayor alongsid

Resolving your oedipal conflicts?
By Raj Persaud - 13 December 12:00

What is going on in our subconscious when we play games and what makes us play over and over again?

The last word on diets
By Kira Cochrane - 13 December 12:00

Dieting strikes fear into my soul - and not just because I know it'll involve imbibing vats full of

A year when the personal became political
By Peter Wilby - 13 December 12:00

We will be hearing a lot more about "personalised" public services in 2008

Byron review - gathering evidence
By Tanya Byron - 13 December 12:00

Tanya Byron, leading the government's independent review on the potential risks to children from exp

Smoker stole Nigella
By Richard Herring - 11 December 14:49

Kicking the smokers outside may have made pubs nicer but beware when you take a Nigella lookalike on

The grim reality in Gaza
By Mohammed Omer - 10 December 11:40

Mohammed Omer reports on shortages in Gaza from crucial medical supplies through children's winter c

Dreams postponed
By William Gumede - 06 December 12:00

Desmond Tutu says South Africa has lost its moral direction, and the bitter contest for the ANC lead

Aids and the battles ahead
By Caroline Anning - 30 November 17:05

Ahead of World Aids Day, Caroline Anning meets politicians and activists at a rally in London's Parl

It could have been me
By Shappi Khorsandi - 08 November 12:00

A political activist who fled from Iran 12 years ago was refused asylum after poor representation in

Dazed and confused
By Alyssa McDonald - 01 November 12:00

Social workers are underestimating the damage caused by habitual cannabis use, new research suggests

Change the law to make early abortion easier
By Staff blogger - 01 November 12:00

Women should be given the flexibility to make the best decisions they can in often impossibly diffic

Labour's 'reforms' destroying the NHS
By John Pilger - 01 November 12:00

Tony Benn predicts a revolution in defence of the National Health Service but it may be too late to

Those who die waiting
By Mohammed Omer - 01 November 12:00

Israel's blockade of Gaza is costing critically ill Palestinians their lives

Toyah and cancer
By Richard Herring - 29 October 13:23

'Perhaps the Travelodge likes to list the first name of every employee on these badges and then bene

Abortion time limit must be reduced
By Andrew Fergusson - 26 October 19:12

Former General Secretary of the Christian Medical Fellowship, Andrew Fergusson, argues in favour of

Abortion an unworthy cause
By Julia Millington - 26 October 19:04

We are commemorating a truly unworthy aspect of our past, writes Julia Millington, Political Directo

Celebrating women’s lives
By Anne Quesney - 26 October 18:55

Anne Quesney, Director of Abortion Rights, calls for progressive reform of the abortion law, while c

Forty years old and creaking
By Evan Harris - 26 October 18:55

The foundations of the abortion act should be left alone, but it needs more than a lick of paint, wr

No wonder the world is angry
By Dominic Byrne - 26 October 11:59

The demands of the workplace are squeezing our sleep to such an extent people are increasingly turni

Physician, heal thyself
By Jim Giles - 25 October 13:00

Observations on Big Pharma

The medicine man
By Ryan Gilbey - 25 October 13:00

Michael Moore delivers a stinging, if clumsy, attack on US health care

<strong>Sicko (12A)</stron

Michael Moore: hero or villain?
By Staff blogger - 18 October 13:00

Interviews by Jonathan Beckman

Who's afraid of Michael Moore?
By John Pilger - 18 October 13:00

John Pilger argues the spirit and humanity of Moore's film-making shames the supine American media.