The Lancet

Dr Toby’s booze advice: the better the wine, the less bad it is for you

15 September 2018 9:00 am

I don’t hold out much hope for Drink Free Days, a new campaign launched by Public Health England and the…

The 19th-century craze for mesmerism led to séances that were more freak shows than scientific demonstrations

A mesmerising doctor and his Victorian freak show

6 May 2017 9:00 am

The history of modern medicine is a roll call of brilliant minds making breakthrough discoveries. We rarely hear about the…

Living next door to someone rich, and beside a motorway, makes you fat and your blood pressure soar

6 June 2015 9:00 am

I wrote last week about a swarm of bees that had attached itself to a wall of my house, as…