Russia’s healthcare crisis accelerates rural decline

Life was being made easier for Muscovites – who have comparatively good healthcare – to keep them happy and prevent them protesting against authorities, he said. “Moscow lives off the rest of Russia. And who is this done to protect?” He pointed to the sky, a reference...

Can bariatric surgery turn the tide on Britain’s obesity crisis?

An “emotional eater” since childhood, Claire Parker was 44 when she had a gastric bypass, where a small part of the top of the stomach is stapled in order to restrict food intake. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommends that anyone with a body...