DR MARTIN SCURR and DR MAX PEMBERTON give view on organ donation

With a new opt-out donation law weeks away…DR MARTIN SCURR and DR MAX PEMBERTON question if the NHS should have the right to take our organs? Government says an opt-out system will save an additional 700 lives a year However critics of the system claim organ donation should be a gift, not a given   Adults will be presumed to be organ […]

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NHS doctor MAX PEMBERTON reveals health secrets to transform your life

Learn to juggle, avoid handrails on public transport… and eat a clove of garlic a day: The Mail’s own NHS doctor MAX PEMBERTON reveals the health secrets to transform your life As a nation we’ve become enormously reliant on medication to manage our health.  We happily reach for statins or blood pressure tablets, while the number of anti-depressant prescriptions in […]

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DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: I used to be vegan, but it was so BORING!

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Forget the self-denial of Veganuary… I used to be vegan, but it was so BORING! This is the time of year when we try to atone for the sins of the festive season by embracing some form of self-denial. And this year, ‘Veganuary’ is the word on everyone’s lips. At least half of my friends […]

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DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Admit obesity’s an addiction or NHS is doomed

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Unless we admit that obesity’s an addiction the NHS is doomed Within ten years, it’s estimated that one in four hospital beds could be taken up by patients with type 2 diabetes.  Just think about that: a quarter of everyone in hospital will suffer from the condition. Shockingly, some experts say this is a conservative […]

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