Health and healthcare news, with a critical eye on government policy and the big pharmaceutical (Big Pharma) and medical corporations.

How Do Scoliosis Braces Work?

Monday, November 25th, 2019

Scoliosis is a musculoskeletal disorder where the spine curves abnormally, often into an “s” shape. The curvature starts out painless and takes place during the growth spurt just before puberty.

Dealing with Depression Following a Brain Injury

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

One common after-effect is the onset of depression, a serious mental health condition which can be a direct result of the injury and/or a psychological response to the trauma.

9 Best Ways to Look After Your Teeth

Monday, March 4th, 2019

Looking after your teeth properly is the best way to sustain good oral health for the duration of your life. However, this can seem difficult in the mayhem of daily life.

Understanding Privatisation of the NHS through Foundation Trusts

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Are Foundation hospitals in essence a cynical means to reduce costs for a bankrupt Government with no true motive to maintain high standards? Are they also a means of abdication of government responsibility, hence blaming the individual hospital and governing body, not the Government itself?

Who Owns Care Homes?

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Lenin investigates the private interests that are operating UK care homes, often at the detriment of quality care.

A Child’s Take On Child Rights

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

13 year old Michael Jurj reminds us that children have rights too, and that the most vulnerable in our world are often being overlooked by those who can help.