Tag Archives: Stoppard

Dr Miriam Stoppard: We should be using pharmacists to spot the early signs of cancer

Pharmacists always get my vote, but are we underusing this group of highly trained ­specialists? Could they serve as early diagnosis hubs to spot signs of cancer and improve cancer survival rates? A report by University College London says they could. It says pharmacists could refer people with persistent lung cancer symptoms – such as… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Scientists prove mother’s broth can tackle diseases

An extraordinary experiment has been carried out by ­Imperial College and Great Ormond Street Hospital, ­London, looking at the curative ­properties of soups and broths. I’m particularly interested because in my family the healing power of chicken soup is legendary. My mother would roll out the chicken soup at the first sign of a sniffle… Read More »