What to look forward to in the next issue of Spectator Health – out on Thursday

The new issue of Spectator Health is out on Thursday 5 May. There’s a fantastic array of articles to look…

29 Apr 2016

A wonder drug could eradicate Aids. So why isn’t it offered in Britain?

You have probably never heard of Truvada, but it is a pharmacological breakthrough that has the potential to consign Aids…

30 Oct 2015

Well done Public Health England for seeing through the hysteria on e-cigarettes

If you want evidence of the mess we have got ourselves into with regard to e-cigarettes you only have to…

19 Aug 2015

As a doctor, I’d rather have HIV than diabetes

‘There is now a deadly virus, which anyone can catch from sex with an infected person. If we’re not careful,…

25 Feb 2015

Editor’s letter

Welcome to the latest issue of Spectator Health. For our cover story we have the brilliant Professor Allyson Pollock writing…

22 Nov 2014

How to fix the NHS: a doctor’s prescription

I’m a doctor, and I don’t care about the NHS. In this country, that’s an almost heretical statement — but…

17 Oct 2014

Editor’s letter

Welcome to the second edition of Spectator Health. We had some great feedback from our readers after the first issue…

27 Sep 2014

Editor’s letter

Welcome to the first edition of Spectator Health, our new quarterly supplement designed especially for people who might never normally…

31 May 2014
Friend or foe? Middle-aged women are confronted by a bewildering array of medication and advice

HRT: The debate goes on

Since as early as the 1940s, women of a certain age have had the option of hormone replacement therapy (HRT)…

31 May 2014

Statins: magic bullet or massive misfire? Ask our experts

In the first issue of Spectator Health, our cover piece is on the controversial issue of statins, arguably the most…

29 May 2014