Estimates of HIV are just that, estimates – but in order to research the progression of the virus, and the effectiveness of intervention strategies, those estimates have to be as….
This week’s hot topic is chronic fatigue syndrome. The journal Science published a paper in October 2009, which suggested a possible link between a new virus (xenotrophic murine leukaemia virus-like….
This week, Duncan Jarvies talks to Stacy Lindau and Natalia Garilova about their new sex life expectancy measure, and what it could mean for patients and public health. Zosia Kmietowicz….
If you visited Trafalgar Square in central London today you’d see Admiral Nelson gazing down from his column. What you won’t see is a statue to celebrate the work of….
This week the BMJ published research into the use of sunbeds. Cancer Research UK surveyed teenagers across the country to find out how often they top up their tan. Duncan….
This week Duncan Jarvies discusses with London GP Chris Ford how to talk to patients about their cannabis use. Rebecca Coombes talks to Jim Swire, a retired GP whose daughter….
This week Ike Iheanacho investigates the role of herbal remedies in modern medicine. He speaks to Dr Linda Anderson, Principal Pharmaceutical Assessor at the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency….
This week’s podcast is based on the BMJ series Competent Novice.Junior doctors play an important part in verifying sudden deaths in hospital and communicating with the family of the deceased…..
A traumatic death can be very difficult for friends and family to deal with. A clinician’s instinct may be to protect them from seeing the extent of the damage to….
This week David Payne talks to Emily Friedman, a health policy and ethics analyst, about Cambodia – a country with a difficult past that is now rebuilding its healthcare system….