The presence of American troops all over the globe has created none other than lots of the problems not only to the people of the countries where the GIs are sent but also America itself. The White House would intervene only when the Senate sees the benefits for the USA. The nuclear issue or WMD i
Cancer resources should be directed towards the most deserving, knee operations should be made more available to those who need them for non-obesity related conditions, liver transplants should be refused to alcoholics......
It's natural when a popular singer dies an untimely death, as they sadly often do, the listening public realise they don't actually own any of that artist's work. Hence the return of Amy Winehouse's back catalogue to the upper end of the charts. However, playing "Rehab" on loop in a riverside pub? B
Obesity is a growing epidemic in modern Western society. It is linked to numerous health problems such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease, yet is a preventable and curable problem. Should obese people face higher taxes based on their increased likelihood of poor health? Could a tax provide an ince
‘What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth’ runs a Jewish proverb. Indeed, it would be hard to find an instance where gossip has been celebrated rather than discouraged. Yet, many of us find still find the urge to talk about others irresistible. Perhaps, as an article in S
Tamiflu is a costly treatment that does little good, it only reduces
the time with which those infected by swine flu have symptoms by about
a day. We are now being warned not to give tamiflu to children under
12 when they are the age group most at risk of infection by swine flu.
Genetic engineering in humans may be able to save millions of lives by finally treating hereditary diseases such as cancer and cystic fibrosis. However genetic engineering will be abused by many perfectionists who want to design their babies right down to the colour of their eyes. I personally think
At the moment Britain goes by Greenwich Mean Time(G.M.T), but in the summer the clocks move forward an hour to give brighter evenings and one hour for people to work in. Moving to British summer time all year would however simplify things and have a multitude of other benefits to the economy.