Category: Articles

The one-stop evidence shop

The NHS Evidence portal was hailed as a one-stop-shop for health-related information. But are there things that is misses, asks Sara Wickham?

The Flukes of Hazard

Sara Wickham compares a series of activities and shows that, when it comes to estimating risk, we might have got things a bit upside down.

Folic Acid: the plot thickens

In a 2007 article, Sara Wickham reports on continued concerns about the use of folic acid in pregnancy and possible downsides which women aren’t aware of.

Folic acid: is there a problem?

A 2007 article in which Sara Wickham looks at some of the issues surrounding recommendations for folic acid for pregnant women and woman planning pregnancy.

A decade of polarity

Sara Wickham looks at some of the changes that occured in the fields of birth, related research and midwifery between 1997 and 2007.

What’s on the label?

Sara Wickham discusses issues relating to the labelling of drugs and whether people should be offered more information about what they contain.