Health

"I looked like a monster": Surgeons spend nine years rebuilding face of mum ripped off in horror smash

WARNING - GRAPHIC IMAGES: Debbie Stewart was left severely disfigured after the car she was driving smashed into a wall before landing upside down -...

Cooperation and creativity in the NHS | Letters

Readers discuss accountable care systems, health co-ops, hospital real estate and the benefits of regional planning The gist of Polly Toynbee’s...

Antidepressants work – but we need to talk, too | Rhik Samadder

A study proving the effectiveness of medication was no surprise. But the news that talking therapies can be as effective as drugs was a striking...

Children struggle to hold pencils due to too much tech, doctors say

Children need opportunities to develop hand strength and dexterity needed to hold pencils Children are increasingly finding it hard to hold pens and...

UK weather: How to AVOID second bout of Aussie flu as snow hits NEXT WEEK

FREEZING winds from Siberia and heavy snow have sparked a joint Met Office and Public Health England cold weather amber alert, with an icy weather...

This former Twitter exec never went to college, learned to code at the White House, and was a terrible boss until he met Ben Horowitz

Meet Wade Chambers, a former VP of engineering at Twitter, Yahoo, and other places, now the CTO of health startup, Grand Rounds. But an early...

Hour by hour weather forecast as snow and freezing Siberian winds to hit Birmingham on Tuesday

Met Office issues amber weather warning and Public Health England warn conditions could be dangerous for vulnerable

Going TV cold turkey – what is it like to give up the box for a month?

In this golden age of television, the pressure to binge-watch is immense – even as evidence mounts about the health risks. So how did one ‘heavy user...

Hedge funds did something highly unusual during the market's recent meltdown — and it's a great sign for stocks

During the recent correction, losses in the stocks most popular with hedge funds were muted, relative to the broader market. Goldman Sachs argues...

Dementia tax: Millions of over-40s face paying MORE National Insurance every year

MILLIONS of workers aged 40 and over face paying hundreds of pounds more National Insurance in radical plans that Theresa May’s ex-defacto deputy...

A message to Labour: fight for the NHS. Fight Brexit

The prospective damage to the health service from leaving the EU is severe. How can the party of Attlee contemplate it? Many years ago, I was outside...

Gina Miller: ‘It’s part of my culture to speak out. It’s a lot healthier’

The anti-Brexit activist on the abuse she has received and being worried that mental health is being hijacked by celebrities as the thing of the...

Britons told to get a good night’s sleep

Long-hours culture behind epidemic of sleeplessness damaging workers’ health Britain is suffering an epidemic of sleeplessness, according to a book...

Carillion halted stupid, unthinking outsourcing. Now it’s time for reform

Serco boss Rupert Soames has come up with a plan to reform delivery of public services by private firms Carillion is bust, leaving job losses,...

New helpline for soldiers with mental health problems launched

A new helpline for soldiers suffering from mental health problems will be launched at midday on Sunday. The helpline will offer round-the-clock...