Even Putin is paying attention to the potential impact of a breakaway state. GLASGOW — Independence seems to be the must-have political accessory of 2014. Pro-Russian separatists and Kyiv loyalists scorch
He will mansplain feminism to a biological female. Feminism is equality, he says, which is something he wants desperately. He’s tired of women running the show. He’s tired of being vilified for his sex.
Despite all the thigh-gap nonsense, being a girl today isn’t as shitty as it used to be. Photo via Wikimedia Being a girl sucks—according to the media at least. There’s the thigh gap, Miley Cyrus, the
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For the first time, scientists have expanded life's genetic alphabet, by inserting two unnatural, man-made "letters" into a bacterium's DNA, and by showing that the cell's machinery can copy them. The
A horror in Bruce Wayne's childhood created the Dark Knight. Did a real-life childhood horror create Bruce Wayne? When a really bad thing happens to children unexpectedly, the event can change them forever.
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The central theme of this column has been the urgent need to understand medicine – and to design healthcare innovation (including biopharmaceuticals and health services) — from the patient’s perspective,
No one likes to go to the hospital. But some hospitals around the nation are trying to make their patients' stays a little less unpleasant. They're members of an organization called Planetree, which was
The NHS is facing a £30bn hole in its budget by 2020 and Clare Gerada, chair of the Council of the Royal College of GPs has said that we are currently short of 8,000 GPs, and by 2021 we shall need an 16,000.
More than four in five GPs are concerned they will not be able to properly care for vulnerable older patients because they are struggling to cope with "spiralling workloads and dwindling resources". They
Patients are dying unnecessarily because they receive poor treatment when they contract sepsis, a bacterial infection, the NHS ombudsman warns in a highly critical report. Dame Julie Mellor has ordered
The dull whir of the computer running in the background seemed to have gotten louder as the patient fell quiet. She was a young woman, a primary-care patient of mine, seeking a referral to yet another
Patients are actively looking to engage their physicians online, but doctors aren’t too keen on the idea. What’s the big fuss? Fears of potential lawsuits and concerns with patient privacy are a big part
Patients could in future be treated at home by hospital doctors under plans for a revolution in the way healthcare is delivered which are being published on Thursday. Hospitals will lose much of their
Patients need to be able to consult their doctor online. Having to take half a day off work for a 10-minute consultation is a high price to pay when the technology exists that would allow it to be done
We might not like everything we read, but a new trial found that giving patients easier access to our exam notes gets us more involved in effective care. KellBailey/Flickr Let's say you gained a bit of
The question: I struggle trying to convince my husband to go see a doctor regularly for physicals and other health issues. Are men really less likely than women to visit a doctor? If so, why and what I
Doctors must treat obese patients with respect and be careful not to blame them for becoming overweight, new draft official NHS guidance says. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice)
New guidance for psychologists will acknowledge that adolescence now effectively runs up until the age of 25 for the purposes of treating young people. So is this the new cut-off point for adulthood? idea
Ten minutes into his dive, Dave Shaw started to look for the bottom. Utter blackness pressed in on him from all sides, and he directed his high-intensity light downward, hoping for a flash of rock or Shaw,
Time to revise the high school biology textbooks: contrary to their typical portrayal as being precisely X-shaped, chromosomes are in fact much more complex — and much messier looking. That's the finding
"As a little girl I would go looking for the cutters and ask them when it was my turn," Faduma Ali says. "I thought it was exciting. I wish I had known then what I know now." It's almost eight decades