Healthcare

coronavirus lockdown

Why lockdown doesn’t work

May 6, 2020 11:09 am

Lockdown only pushes severe cases into the future — it will not prevent them

ventilators

The underground doctors’ movement questioning the use of ventilators

May 2, 2020 1:58 pm

While most governments were in a mad dash to manufacture ventilators for COVID-19, a burgeoning movement within the medical community was starting to question their use

recovering

I’m recovering — but I glimpsed the coronavirus cliff edge

April 9, 2020 4:39 pm

I had a strong sensation of my body being invaded by a parasite which was sapping my strength

hospital

I was relishing the lockdown a week ago, but now I need urgent hospital treatment

April 9, 2020 4:26 pm

I need to have a stent removed from my urethra — and pronto

democrat

What if all that 2020 campaign money had gone on medical supplies?

April 7, 2020 5:33 pm

Michael Bloomberg could have bought 10 hospitals

ventilators

Ventilators aren’t a panacea for a pandemic like coronavirus

April 5, 2020 11:44 am

We do not know how many lives ventilators could or will save

universal health coverage
medicine

The ethical minefield of crowdfunding for medicine

July 16, 2019 12:14 pm

Many rare illnesses wouldn’t be curable without Big Pharma. But who should be able to access the breakthrough drugs they create?