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
How the ‘war on drugs’ entrenches patterns of drug addiction
How people with sports addiction are like drug addicts