Antenatal ultrasound is widely used to detect major fetal abnormalities such as anencephaly. However, a recent editorial (BMJ,1997; 314: 918) questions its use in detecting less straightforward pr ...
I was very interested in your article ‘Healthy, older and wise’ (WDDTY vol 15 no 9). But why was there no mention of the proved benefits of dog ownership?
BREAST IS BEST: And here’s another reason why
EXERCISE IS GOOD FOR YOU. A story that can run and run
A low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet may not be as healthy as people believe, according to research by a doctor at Harvard School of Public Health.
New research has put a dent in the theories of hormone replacement therapy proponents that HRT protects against heart disease.
Infertility leaves many couples feeling helpless, even hopeless, and at the mercy of modern medicine in the quest to do what Mother Nature intended us to do - create life.
Best practice dictates that a patient aged over 50 with long-standing problems of gastric reflux should have an endoscopy - but a recent study has concluded that it’s yet another routine screening programme that has no benefit to the patient.
SLINGS AND ARROWS: Mother was right after all (or: Mother 1, Doctor 0