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‘My sister died of lung cancer but never smoked’

In December my younger sister Sarah died of lung cancer, two years after first being diagnosed. She had led an admirably healthy life, didn’t drink and had never smoked. The disease seemed to come out of nowhere, shattering the life of

Gwynedd woman’s sight saved thanks to double eye transplant from ‘heroes she never knew’

A woman whose sight was saved thanks to a double eye transplant wants to encourage others to consider donating their organs. In 2012 Jennifer Jones, 29, was diagnosed with keratoconus – a serious eye condition which causes a cone-shaped bulge to

Is food medicine? The question has never been so current or so contentious’

Why not eat healthily as a preventative “medicine”, rather than be forced to swallow drugs as a palliative? Photograph: Issy Croker for the Guardian Each morning, after a strict overnight fast, Paula Wolfert drinks a cup-and-a-half of hot water with lemon, followed by