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People would use the NHS less if they knew the true price tags

A survey shows people vastly underestimate NHS costs. If they understood the real expenditure, they might use the service more responsibly<p>I first learned about the value of equipment in my early years at A&E. A woman had a laceration to her hand and I was happily stitching away and moving on to the …

Physiology

Why Are Britain’s GPs So Depressed and Why Doesn't the NHS Seem to Care?

We talked to some doctors about the work strains that are leading them to feel anxious and despondent.<p>When the person before you goes into the GP, a few minutes later you see them come out, green slip of prescription paper clutched in their sweaty hands. Then, about two minutes later, the doctor …

Mental Health

Psychopaths' Lack Of Empathy Has Neurological Basis, Study Shows

By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer<p>Published: 09/24/2013 04:06 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>Psychopaths are usually described as lacking empathy, and a new study reveals the neurological basis for this dearth of feeling.<p>When people with psychopathy imagine others experiencing pain, brain regions associated with …

Have Researchers Found the Neurological Mechanism that Causes Autism?

AUT_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_300x250<p>While most researchers agree that autism is triggered by a combination of genetic and environmental factors, no one …

World Parkinson's Day: 10 facts about neurological disease affecting 6 million people worldwide

Thousands of people around the world will take part in fundraising events for World Parkinson's Day, to raise funding for research and promote a …

From a Rare Neurological Condition Comes Gloriously Vibrant Art

Inspired by Callow, Airhead, via Visual NewsSynesthesia, a neurological condition in which stimulation of one sense can trigger an involuntary …

Neurology