Marriage is not always the be-all and end-all for women

Years ago when I was writing a book, Everywoman’s Lifeguide, and was comparing the ­happiness achieved for ­different life ­options, I came across research that said marriage was bad for women. It made them unhappy. For women, I thought, marriage … Read More

Cut blood pressure by severing a nerve

On the face of it, it may seem puzzling that a one-off ­operation which severs the nerves connected to the ­kidney lowers high blood pressure. But it’s not so surprising if we ­remember the kidneys play an ­important role in … Read More