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1009, 2018

Feast your eyes (and ease your aching back) on art

The Times Jack Malvern Gerry Gajadharsingh writes:  “Pain is complicated, especially chronic (long term) pain. Whilst there are local causes of pain, i.e. an inflamed hip joint, often the ongoing source of pain is to do with central nervous [...]

1009, 2018

Fat-shaming is wrong, but obesity is dangerous

Alice Thomson The Times Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: “In a world of conflicting messages, this article I think tries to strike a balance between the right for people not to be demonised for being overweight but trying not to lose [...]

509, 2018

Millions ignorant of risk to their hearts

The Times Chris Smyth, Health Editor Gerry Gajadharsingh writes:  “Patients sometimes worry about symptoms, even though there may not be anything to worry about. When a patient does not have symptoms, they can easily think that they are fine, [...]

2908, 2018

Moderation Is Key for Carbs in Long-term Health

Diana Phillips Medscape Gerry Gajadharsingh writes:  I suspect that for many people, life is now too busy to properly understand how their bodies and minds work. Patients will often tell me that they DO NOT eat any carbs. When [...]

2808, 2018

Vitamin bee: give honey as cough cure, doctors told

Kat Lay Health Correspondent The Times Gerry Gajadharsingh writes:  “It’s great that research is being carried out into “folk remedies” that have been with us thousands of years. Honey, now part of official NICE guidelines for treatment of irritating [...]

2008, 2018

Veganism is an Instagram fad, meat industry tells farmers

The Times Ben Webster Environment Editor Gerry Gajadharsingh writes:  “It’s amazing how social media can influence people, both in a positive and negative way. As Trump is always telling us “it’s fake news”. Just because we read it on social [...]