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Not your typical Tory groupthink | Brief letters

18/08/2019 Letters 0

GP appointments | Ovarian cancer | A-level twins | Donald Trump and Greenland | Tories and the status quoGrace Dent should resist the current trend for putting down GPs (I’m angry, sore, and bloated. Is this the menopause?, Weekend, 17 August) Yes, you…

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When Christian Science and illness collide | Letter

16/08/2019 Letters 0

Lucy McPhail shares her family’s experience of Christian Science and says Mary Baker Eddy’s advice did not help My paternal grandfather was a Christian Scientist whose eldest son died young (in his late teens/early 20s, I believe) because his father re…

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Scientists discover new pain-sensing organ

15/08/2019 Nicola Davis 0

Octopus-like Schwann cells that engulf nerves in skin can sense pain, experiments showA new organ involved in the sensation of pain has been discovered by scientists, raising hopes that it could lead to the development of new painkilling drugs.Research…