Take Heart

The heart. The organ of life. Located in the centre of the chest, an adult heart measuring about the size of a clenched fist. In 1653 the English physician William Harvey said: “The heart is situated at the 4th and 5th ribs. Therefore [it is] the principal part because [it is in] the principal place, … Continued

Tomorrow’s Medicine You Can Begin Today

Land is not merely soil, it is a fountain of energy flowing through a circuit of soils, plants and animals. Aldo Leopold   The Royal Society of Medicine sits nicely next to the headquarters of Coca-Cola on Wimpole Street in London. Such a contrast as we settle down to hear medical experts share their specialised … Continued

Dear and faithful heart

“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it” – Proverbs 4:23. “A merry heart doeth good like medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones” – Proverbs 17:22   The heart, this most precious organ beats 100,000 times a day on average, often undervalued and rarely thought about, and yet … Continued