Are our lives safe in their hands?
By Victoria Macdonald - 28 May 13:00

The UK government is as obsessed as the Stasi with charting our lives but the edge over the DDR - co

What Brown could learn from Blair
By Martin Bright - 30 April 14:32

Breakfast with the prime minister plus how not to question Tony Blair...

NHS: calling in sick
By Zoe Williams - 16 April 13:00

Why, ask ministers, when patients everywhere say the NHS is wonderful on the important things, does

Lancet was right - shock
By Owen Bennett Jones - 02 April 13:00

Observations on the Iraq death toll

Pills and swoon
By Sebastian Horsley - 19 March 12:00


Tennessee Williams, edited by Margaret Bradham Thornton

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Opinionated? Bloggers?
By Adam Haigh - 16 March 10:06

Global warming, Trident ... you won't find strong opinions in the blogosphere

Keep your rosaries off our ovaries…
By Hang Bitch - 13 March 10:12

Guest blogger Hang Bitch returns to Bright's Blog this time writing about the issue of abortion

How to stay logged on
By Becky Hogge - 12 March 12:00

A computer keeps busy even when it looks idle. But what about you?

Time for a clever pill
By Jim Giles - 12 March 12:00

Shake off that hangover drowsiness with the help of an experimental drug

Look up the word "research" and what do you find?
By Mark Walport - 12 March 12:00

We're obsessed with privacy when it comes to research, while we are happy to tell banks and supermar

Podgy, breathless and ready for a heart attack
By Rachel Cooke - 05 March 12:00

Roger Black's show about children's fitness is shaming

Harder labour
By Sarah Birke - 05 March 12:00

Maternity services have suffered from NHS cutbacks

Disability Kink
By James Medhurst - 01 March 12:03

Sex, disability and prostitution

You don't have to be mad to live here....
By Richard Herring - 27 February 11:20

In praise of London's loonies

Time Out with Nick Cohen
By Nick Cohen - 26 February 12:00

Nick Cohen meets Simon Baron-Cohen, Cambridge professor of developmental psychopathology.

In Pursuit of Gross National Happiness
By Jonathan Dawson - 23 February 10:47

Jonathan returns to Findhorn pondering how we can measure happiness

NHS is becoming a four-letter word
By Brian Cathcart - 19 February 12:00

The health service under attack plus modesty and Andrew Neil

Why I Don’t Want to be Cured
By James Medhurst - 16 February 9:43

Tempted to wave the magic wand and cure my disability? Well, maybe for a day.

The path to Christian Science
By Tony Lobl - 12 February 11:15

How Tony Lobl's prayers were answered when he was a teenager and how that started his journey to Chr

Gene therapy tourists
By Lindsey Hilsum - 05 February 12:00

How a German-born businessman turned to China and a controversial gene treatment to tackle his cance

Selling Myself Short
By James Medhurst - 30 January 12:19

What is the difference between a disabled lawyer and a lawyer with a disability? James ponders the d

Healthwatch: Cancer treatment shames Britain
By Lois Rogers - 29 January 12:00

Get a cancer diagnosis and you might be best placed leaving Britain for treatment

Fizzy thinking
By Jim Giles - 22 January 12:00

Observations on scientific research

Do mummy and daddy know best?
By James Medhurst - 17 January 11:59

Ashley X, treatment and whether parents always make the right choices for their children

NHS: Can this patient survive?
By Karol Sikora - 15 January 12:00

Reform of the health service is slowing just as it needs to intensify. If we don't accelerate now, b

Time Out with Nick Cohen
By Nick Cohen - 08 January 12:00

Poets and novelists have often tried to describe happiness. Andrew Oswald has found a way of countin

Condom conundrum
By Preeti Jha - 08 January 12:00

Can a condom bar raise awareness about HIV in India?

On the fringes?
By James Medhurst - 14 December 16:00

The mainstream media gives disabled people precious little coverage

A doctor's scream
By Lucy Chapman - 11 December 12:00

As the Prime Minister defends reforms in the health service, morale is at an all-time low. And yet m

Observations from a hospital waiting room III
By Martin Bright - 08 December 12:17

How PFI has led to madness