Doctor's Review: Medicine on the Move

August 20, 2019

April 2013

Volume 31, Number 4

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Gadgets

Down and dirty

Transplant surgery “Gardening starts with a spade,” goes the old adage. Best to shop around for this tool: ...

One Bottle

The best of both worlds

In wine circles it’s not uncommon to have lengthy debates about “Old World” versus “New World” wines. Actually, ...

Travel News

The ultimate family reunion

Throughout 2013, Ireland will be full of craic. What country wouldn’t be with a year-long sched of countrywide ...

An exhibit of the lad insane

It’s a little surprising that David Bowie is is the first-ever international retrospective on a career that’s spanned ...

This year in Europe

French connection France’s edgy arts city of Marseille has been named a European Capital of Culture for 2013. ...

Your head in the clouds

If ever there was a doubt that the journey is as important as the destination, Switzerland’s new CabriO ...

Full of hot air

“You are virtually swimming in light when you are inside the Big Air Package,” said the 77-year-old, Bulgarian-born ...

Where fact meets fiction

If you’re not hooked on PBS’ Downton Abbey, chances are you know someone who’s been completely sucked in. ...

On the France track

France’s rail company, SNCF, is expected to launch its economy high-speed train network, Ouigo (ouigo.com) this month. It’ll ...

Top 10 stylish hotel bargains in Europe

Think getting a room on a budget mean going somewhere dingy and uninspired? Try these.

Travel Deals

Europe’s cheapest cities

According to the Priceoftravel.com Backpacker Index, a database of travel costs in 110 cities, Europe’s cheapest can be ...

Paris from €78 a night

A Room in Paris, a five-room B&B in the 10th arrondissement, is a two-minute walk from the Gare ...

Euro-cruising

A river cruise on the Rhine, Danube or Seine make for an unforgettable holiday — especially if you ...

A room fit for the new pope

The 10 rooms in Rome’s newly furnished Pensione Paradise are as clean and as spartan as they get. ...

Bookmark this bucket site

Skypicker.com is a good website to book a cheap flight from the UK to anywhere in Europe. You ...

Features

Picture perfect

Five of the most charming European towns you’ve probably never heard of

Norwegian wood (and water)

Scandinavia’s northernmost country isn’t short on raw beauty

A walk in the garden

The aristocratic “backyard” at Sissinghurst Castle is England’s most visited green space

The other Swiss riviera

The original outdoorsy retreat, the towns of Lake Lucerne have been drawing visitors for 180 years

Nutrition

Why the Mediterranean diet and not ours?

Studies on the Mediterranean diet are no longer observational. More recent ones are interventional, looking for specific measurable ...

Recipes

Watercress and almond soup

The late cookbook author Theodora FitzGibbon adapted this recipe from “a handwritten recipe book, 1735;” she doesn’t specify ...

Pickled salmon

Because salmon was so plentiful in Ireland until recent times, it was often preserved, not only by smoking, ...

Ballymaloe brown bread

Tim Allen, son of Michelin-star chef Myrtle Allen, made this famous loaf one day at the Ballymaloe Cookery ...