How can life-extending treatments be available for all?
Fatal nurture: what a rare disorder says about ‘bad mothers’
When is stress good for you?
Should a rapist get Viagra or a robber get a cataracts op?
Fear of radiation is more dangerous than radiation itself
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
Who names diseases?
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
The seductive lie of ‘Patient Zero’ and the outbreak narrative
The very microbes that helped us evolve now make us sick
Living in the now
Michael D Lemonick
Billionaires say they’ll end disease: evolution says otherwise
The restless rhythms of being a teenager with an incurable illness
Nobody is normal
There is nothing inevitable or natural about chronic disease
A bug for Alzheimer’s?
Melinda Wenner Moyer
The case against sugar
Return of the White Death: the threat of new strains of TB
The addiction habit
What would a rational criminal justice system look like?
Is this medical bulimia?
Nitin K Ahuja
The harvests of Chernobyl
Kate Brown & Olha Martynyuk
Being ill, living well
Ian J Kidd
Some patients in a vegetative state can still communicate
The Black Death
What makes mosquitoes so good at getting under our skin?