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

Observations from a hospital waiting room II
By Martin Bright - 08 December 11:41

Bright's running commentary from the Whittington

Observations from a hospital waiting room I
By Martin Bright - 08 December 11:16

Our political editor files copy from a scruffy North London hospital where he is waiting with his ch

It's so hard to be nice
By Jim Giles - 27 November 12:00

Observations on drugs

Who can make polio history?
By Michela Wrong - 20 November 12:00

Gordon Brown's $4bn vaccination programme is being resisted in some parts of Africa.

Are Disabled People Dangerous?
By James Medhurst - 06 November 17:43

The aim of this blog is to tackle some of the issues, both personal and political, faced by disabled

A Dental Inquiry
By C W Saleeby - 23 October 13:00

<strong>Taken from the New Statesman archive, 18 June 1921</strong>

Caleb Saleeby (1878-1940) was

New Labour and the fragility of the mind
By Martin Bright - 16 October 13:00

A government with a direct relationship to mental illness should be better able to deal with the one

Ken vs the black snot
By Sian Berry - 02 October 18:43

London’s new Low Emission Zone is the kind of sophisticated, targeted legislation I love.

In very poor taste
By Bee Wilson - 02 October 13:00

<strong>Eating: what we eat and why it matters</strong>

Peter Singer and Jim Mason <em>Arrow Books

Mind over matter
By Mary Fitzgerald - 25 September 13:00

<strong>You Don't Have to be Famous to have Manic Depression</strong>

Jeremy Thomas and Tony Hughe

Healthy competition
By Becky Hogge - 11 September 13:00

A more innovative approach to IT could have prevented the NHS records fiasco

Mystery fever
By Margaret Cook - 04 September 13:00

<strong>China Syndrome: the true story of the 21st century's first great epidemic</strong>

Karl Ta