Dr Paddy Barrett

Sleep to your heart’s content

The detrimental effect a lack of sleep can have on our cardiovascular system is still not widely recognised Sleep. One of the most important factors in a person’s life. Most of us underestimate the negative impact of inadequate sleep and a growing body of literature is finding that a concerning percentage of the population are…

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The puzzle of the placebo effect

The placebo effect remains an ‘incontrovertible part’ of what clinicians see on a daily basis and medicine should seek to understand why, according to Dr Paddy Barrett Be it immunotherapy, CRISPR gene editing or the Apple Watch ECG, there is little doubt we are firmly in the realm of a technology-based medical future. Thankfully, this…

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