Author: BJGP Life

A multifactorial approach to improve immunity

The immune-system is complex and is interconnected with the central nervous and endocrine systems. Regina Ford discusses a wide range of scientific research that looks at diet, supplements, exercise, sleep quality and stress/mental health, to give us a holistic overview of health and immunity.

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Problematic pandemic

Last year the Lancet predicted ‘Substantial increases in the number of avoidable cancer deaths in England’ as a result of diagnostic delays due to the pandemic in the UK. Jenny Stephenson discusses some of the issues involved.

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Unlearning resentment

Is the concept of the patient as an ‘inconvenience’ a pernicious aspect of the hidden curriculum of medical school and postgraduate training? Nathaniel Aspray tells us his story.

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