Magnesium and sleep

Magnesium is an essential mineral that has many physiological functions in the body such as bone health, muscle health (including cardiac muscle), mood, and sleep. Most people have used Epsom salts after a hard workout to relieve muscle soreness, but magnesium is less known for its beneficial effects on sleep. Magnesium works to increase the …

Controversial Charlie: a conversation about medical ethics

Five days ago, Sydney urological surgeon Professor Henry Woo tweeted about crowdfunding for medical procedures, which has since polarised public opinion about the surgeon in the centre of the controversy: Professor Charlie Teo. Prof Woo observed that neurosurgeon Prof Teo featured in over 100 campaigns on popular crowdfunding site GoFundMe, with patients raising in excess …