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December 21, 2014

A short trip to recovery?

By Pat Kelly. A new study has ‘put some muscle’ behind the theory that LSD can be effectively used to treat alcoholism.

Invaluable medical textbook returned to library 100 years late

By Pat Kelly. A priceless 500-year-old medical textbook was brought back to Marsh’s Library by a barrister more than a century after it was removed.

Pants on fire

By Pat Kelly. Trying to decide when a patient is lying has been a perennial problem for doctors but a study suggests that if one is observant, it takes only 20 seconds to spot a fibber.

Waste not, want not

By Pat Kelly. A Dutch company is making a name for itself by recycling medical implants left over after cremation and selling them as scrap.