Category: Research

Big health data should be on sale in supermarkets. It offers great promise to inform our future health. To be able to assess the benefits of different treatments for each of us as individuals – both in the short and long term would be good shopping – if only we could access and read the […]

Wherever I go my body always comes with me and as a doctor I am fortunate to know a little about what goes on. Anatomy showed me what I might look like inside. Microscopy led me further inside and let me understand the pathology. I learned about diseases. Unfortunately, the disease-friendly approach is now letting […]

One in four people in the USA have at least one tattoo and in Europe there are about 100 million tattooed bodies. Permanent skin adornment is growing in popularity especially amongst the younger generations. Tattoos like laser treatments are on the cusp between medicine and beauty. Medically tattoos have a variety of uses: to imitate […]

Having more than one health problem is more common than we think and potentially deadly. Almost one in every four of us has two or more health conditions. With each additional disease morbidity, mortality and polypharmacy increases. Some think multimorbidity can be cured by focusing on the whole patient. Research shows the opposite. Multiple health […]