Nancy Andrewes

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While it is yet Day: The Story of Elizabeth Fry

<b>Rebecca Wallersteiner takes a look at the 19th century’s greatest prison and nursing reformer Elizabeth Fry – the sober face on our fivers.</b><p>Only three …

Swimming Pools

To Repel is to Protect

Four years ago working in Timor Leste, I experienced the devastating effects of dengue fever and malaria on families in a resource-poor environment. …

The whole story of hormones

Hormones, which are produced in endocrine glands throughout the body, regulate our metabolism, our sex lives and even our moods. If hormone balance …

The new digital addiction

Are we becoming a nation of digital technology addicts? Surely the figures speak for themselves. The average iPhone user unlocks their device 80 …

Mental Health

Replaceable Me

Replacing worn-out body parts with brand new, fully working artificial ones sounds like a great idea. In fact, millions of people in Britain are now …

Pioneering mobile health (mHealth) in Africa: a nurses perspective from Malawi

If you visit Malawi, in south-east Africa, you will find a warm, sunny climate and a welcoming, friendly people who are largely based in rural town …

Digital Health

Nutrition For Shift Workers

Going back to work after the summer vacations can be hard enough, but if you’re a shift worker the stress of going back to work may sound even more …

Nutrition

No to fast-food mindfulness

Mindfulness, which is essentially meditation rebranded for the squeamish, is embedded in the history of Indic consciousness traditions such as the …

Mindfulness

Medicine of the future

<b>Test to see if you’ll get statins side-effects – available 2020</b><p>Eight million people take statins in the UK, which help lower cholesterol and reduce …

ME: The truth about exercise and CBT

Would any doctor continue to prescribe a drug which they had been told would benefit 20 per cent of patients with a specific illness, once the truth …

Medicine

Light on dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is by far the commonest form of dementia affecting around 5 per cent of all people over the age of 75. There is still no cure but …

Dementia

Licensing traditional Chinese medicines

For a long time, traditional herbal medicines were available throughout Europe without any proper quality control and regulation. Concerns about …

Licensing

Left is best?

Does it matter if you write with your left hand, your right or use both interchangeably? Not really if your handwriting is legible, but it is clear …

Breast Cancer

Is there wine in the Congo?

<b>Sarah is about to start her first assignment for</b><p>MSF, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She blogs about why she decided to sign up, how she’s …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Flora: An Artistic Voyage through the World of Plants

<b>Rebecca Wallersteiner Reviews Flora, Botanist Dr Sandra Knapp’s exquisitely illustrated new book explores the history and health-giving properties of</b> …

Botany