Was Robert Burns a sex addict?

Five minute essay On this, the 251st birthday of our national bard, it’s tempting to speculate about what Robert Burns himself would be doing if...

H1N1 ‘now entering recrimination phase’, says BMJ deputy editor

Tony Delamothe, deputy editor of the BMJ, says the search for scapegoats over the swine flu "pandemic" has already begun. Rates of the disease have...

Social inequality for cancer patients in England

People living in deprived areas are less likely to get the best hospital treatment for common cancers, researchers have found. An analysis of 564,821 patients...

Time to fall off the wagon

The end of January is traditionally the time to fall off the wagon. The New Year’s resolutions – which seemed so do-able at the...

Doctors attack plans to cut consultants' bonus scheme

Doctors have hit back at plans to review the distinction awards scheme which can add thousands of pounds to the annual remuneration of consultants. Today’s...