Ignore Donald Trump and his cure ideas for Covid-19

Letters are still coming in from readers asking me if they should buy hydroxychloroquine, also known as chloroquine, off the internet. One even quoted ­“Professor” Trump saying it’s “very powerful”, “a gift from god” with “very encouraging early results”. Despite … Read More

Study proves acupuncture has an effect on migraine

Recent research on acupuncture in migraine would have really helped me back when my life was periodically put on hold by the excruciating headaches. Shabei Xu and colleagues from Huazhong University in Wuhan have applied their Chinese medical art with … Read More

Hopes for a cigarette-free England by the year 2030

When I was working in ­Singapore, the then Prime Minister was rolling out his ­programme to make the island a smoke-free zone. I witnessed first-hand the draconian measures he employed to coerce the population to quit, including fines for smoking … Read More