PUFAs for Anxiety?

PUFAs for Anxiety?

Do you know what a PUFA is? I assumed at first that this was a new term for an asthma inhaler – new terminology does keep sneaking up on me like that! However, it turns out that PUFA stands for omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids

Where is the evidence...?

Where is the evidence...?

Although evidence-based medicine has undoubtedly been a force for good and has transformed clinical practice for the better, it has also been responsible for a subtle change in power dynamics when it comes to clinical policymaking.

Better than a Thousand Words

Better than a Thousand Words

A friend of mine came to have coffee with me recently. She was very anxious and upset about her husband’s upcoming prostatectomy. He had developed a fairly aggressive cancer that needed immediate action.

KISS: Mycoplasma genitalium

KISS: Mycoplasma genitalium

There’s been increasing attention on the little known organism Mycoplasma genitalium as an emerging cause of sexually transmitted conditions in women and men.

Professional identities – where do they come from, and why are they important?

Professional identities – where do they come from, and why are they important?

Our professional identities play out in tangible ways such as our language, clothes and everyday behaviour. Our identity is the external representation of our inner feelings, beliefs, experiences and values. We all have a number of identities – personal, professional, social which reflect our day to day experiences and the environments within which we operate.