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Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 14:07

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Vaccine double U-turn lacks transparency

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 29/04/2011 - 09:10

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Never let the facts put you off

The British media hasn’t picked up on the tale of Senator Jon Kyl (pictured) who during budget debates in the US Senate earlier this month about the healthcare provider Planned Parent

Sheila Bird :: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 12:26

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Stumped by claims of "accurate" diagnosis

Radio 4’s Today programme and at least two newspapers, the Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, reported news earlier this week from the Institute of Psychiatry in London o

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 01/02/2011 - 17:29

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An exclusive for the Daily Mail, courtesy of ONS

The Daily Mail yesterday splashed on a story on the number of care home residents who have died as a result of dehydration in the past five years.

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 19/01/2011 - 10:19

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A blind eye to the birth rate, part 2

Has Sir David Nicholson, the chief executive of the NHS (pictured), been reading Straight Statistics?

Sheila Bird :: Thu, 11/11/2010 - 14:35

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Better surveillance of HIV and hepatitis long overdue

Is the UK doing enough to identify and treat infections by HIV and hepatitis? The evidence suggests that it is not, and that complacency in the face of these threats is unjustified.

Sheila Bird :: Mon, 25/10/2010 - 13:02

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Please join the organ donor register: you could save a politician’s life

Sir Gordon Duff’s report on the UK’s organ donor debacle is clear and comprehensive, but characteristically generous in its conclusions.
 

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 30/09/2010 - 14:49

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ADHD and genes: not so fast!

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disporder (ADHD) is a genetic disease, say today’s headlines. Is it?
 

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 20/09/2010 - 13:02

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Lancet asked to review controversial birth study

The Lancet’s  Ombudsman, Dr Charles Warlow, has ruled that criticisms made here of a WHO stu