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.
Since the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy, the number of gallbladder operations has increased by up to 60 per cent, according to researchers.
Laser eye surgery was supposed to be the great saviour for all glasses-wearers, and was science’s answer to most of the common sight problems. But, already, the hype and hope are giving way to growing concerns over the safety and effectiveness of...