Prince Charles in NHS homeopathy row

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) Prince Charles has secretly lobbied the Health Secretary to back discredited homeopathic medicines. The Prince and Jeremy Hunt – both strong supporters of alternative therapies more…

Giant viruses open Pandora's box

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Nature) The organism was initially called NLF, for "new life form". Jean-Michel Claverie and Chantal Abergel, evolutionary biologists at Aix-Marseille University in France, found it in a water more…

Obamacare has doctors planning exit

by Bob Unruh -- In a survey by a top research firm, six in 10 physicians said it is likely many doctors will retire earlier than planned in the next one to more…

Obama: You 'may' keep your doctor

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="NlZ3lmZDoEZKgcePCmW9xsqZQHFnQueX"] It was one of President Obama's favorite campaign lines: "No matter what you've heard, if you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep more…

U.K. end-of-life program axed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) Stories of dying patients being denied drinks and unnecessarily sedated by nurses have this week triggered the demise of a controversial system of end-of-life care in more…