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Causes of untimely death

The madness of King George III

The madness of King George III

Modern medicine may help us to discover the real reasons behind King George III's erratic behaviour. In recent years it has become fashionable among historians to put his madness down to the physical, genetic blood disorder called porphyria. Its symptoms include aches and pains, as well as blue urine. Emerging evidence suggests he may have suffered with bipolar disorder.

Major causes of death in the 20th century

Major causes of death in the 20th century.

MMR doctor wins award for quackery

MMR doctor wins award for quackery

Andrew Wakefield, discredited over autism-MMR vaccine link claims, is named Good Thinking Society's Golden Duck winner. The award was set up by the science writer, Simon Singh.

Sound body sound mind

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James Dumerauf, Holland Hospital Behavioral Health, discusses connections between your heart and your mental state.

  •  11 10 2012
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Subtle thyroid disease may be the cause of depression in up to 10% of those suffering from severe depression. Thyroid screening is always indicated in patients with depression and thyroid replacement therapy is often a successful treatment strategy.