White coats and mild manners: how to style a good doctor
Maria’s skin tears open every day but, though her body is fragile, her will is formidable
We need ecstasy and opioids in place of Prozac and Xanax
Marc Lewis & Shaun Shelly
Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer’s
How our bodies can create billions of defences against disease with just 20,000 genes
How a generation of consumptives defined 19th-century Romanticism
Who is a sportswoman?
The very microbes that helped us evolve now make us sick
Billionaires say they’ll end disease: evolution says otherwise
The restless rhythms of being a teenager with an incurable illness
Nobody is normal
You might be in a medical experiment and not even know it
There is nothing inevitable or natural about chronic disease
A bug for Alzheimer’s?
Melinda Wenner Moyer
Can writing an 11,000-page autobiographical thesis cure addiction?
The case against sugar
Return of the White Death: the threat of new strains of TB
Empathy is an overrated skill when dispensing medical care
Karin Jongsma & Verena Klar
The addiction habit
Odourless world: what smell means to those who don’t have it
Is this medical bulimia?
Nitin K Ahuja
Being ill, living well
Ian J Kidd
Why women with heart disease get a raw deal in medicine
The Black Death
Can surrogacy ever escape the taint of global exploitation?
Humans have long wished to fly like birds: maybe we shall
How does LSD induce short-term psychosis but long-term optimism?
Ageing out of drugs
The twin boom