17 April 2014
Information alone is insufficient.
04 April 2014
Dr Phil Whitaker’s Health Matters
20 March 2014
06 March 2014
For those without the relevant risk factors, statins aren't the wonder-pill they've been sold as by the media.
12 February 2014
It is straightforward to provide medical care to a child of, say, four. You seek consent from a parent and usually they...
06 February 2014
Two needles in the haystack.
23 January 2014
Not all surgery is a good thing.
15 January 2014
19 December 2013
The GPs in my area are in shock. We’ve just had our first dose of “Lansley’s medicine”. Andrew...
21 November 2013
Rare individuals born without pain perception (congenital insensitivity to pain, CIP) rapidly accumulate disabilities...
14 November 2013
Them bones may need calcium, but you can get it elsewhere.
07 November 2013
Strokes versus heart attacks.
14 November 2011
Consider a patient of mine - call him Ralph. Ralph is in his late sixties, and for the past couple of years his life...
03 March 2011
I have hazy memories of my parents getting their first telephone. It was the late 1960s, and telecommunications was a...
08 October 2009
A right pig's ear