The UK’s Covid-19 testing scandal

Finally, Britain has a clear strategy on testing, After a barrage of criticism, Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced last week that the Government…

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Search for Coronavirus Vaccine

How were vaccines developed? There is evidence that Chinese physicians were inoculating against smallpox as early as the 17th century: they blew powdered…

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are the doctors like mediation?

One in five surgery patients can expect a “jaw-dropping” surprise on their bill, even when the procedure wasn’t an emergency. That’s according to…

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Coronavirus: Should you be afraid?

You’ve seen “the breathless headlines,” said Shannon Palus in Slate.com, reading like the previews from “a pandemic movie.” The Wuhan coronavirus that became…

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Does sex delay menopause?

Having sex frequently appears to delay the onset of menopause, researchers have found. The team, at University College London, looked at data on…

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Life-hacking the new year

Easy ways to boost your fitness, health, and happiness How much exercise do I really need? Ideally, you should spend at least 150…

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Taking the beef out of burgers

Environmentalists estimate that eating 4 pounds of beef contributes as much to global warming as flying from New York to London, and the…

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