Jerome Burne

I’ve been a health journalist for twenty years and written for most of the national newspapers and a variety of magazines. Before that I edited a massive tome called Chronicle of the World and before that I was co-editor of Time Out in the mid-1980’s.

In recent years I written mainly for the Daily Mail. I’ve also contributed regularly to Reader’s Digest and occasionally to the Times Literary Supplement.

This year (2012) I won the  award in the category Medical Science Explained from the Medical Journalist’s Association. I was also runner up in the category Best National Newspaper Feature 

I’m married, have five children and live in London. I’m pretty healthy, swim regularly and find my work endlessly fascinating.


  1. Anonymous says:

    Jerome , im starting a tv program and I was wondering if we can use some research material you have gained about health matters . Daniel

  2. Daniel pecina says:

    Good evening jerome my name is Daniel pecina from Australia and I’ve read and watched on most recently “food matters” I respect your work . Why I am contacting you is I’m trying to get a local tv show started here In Australia , it will be about health and nutriention . Eating raw foods etc. in fact in my own research I find most people either don’t care or don’t believe the facts I present . If u are interested in helping my new health show in anyways I would love to hear from you . People
    Like yourselves have given me hope that we
    Might get a healthier lifestyle soon . Much respect Daniel . I do realise that you are in London though with technology I’m sure we can find away . Thank you for your time

    • just seen this and your other email. Let me know more about what you are thinking of. Have you seen the two programs on statins by Dr Maryanne Demasi for one of your TV channels – that has a couple of good nutritionists on it.
      As it happens I am going to be in Australia for the first three weeks of April – be in Melbourne mostly but also in Sydney

  3. Hmm is anyone else encountering problems with the pictures on this blog loading?
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  4. Oh I agree that:: “..your integrity and open mindedness”. Whenever I look up anything medical I add ‘Jerome’ and I owe him a lot. A bit earnestly serious from time to time and one might say “a high tolerance of ambiguity with high integrity”.

  5. I only wish we had someone on this side of the ocean with your integrity and open mindedness. Particularly since we are barraged with drivel from the pharmaceutical companies using every venue.
    Carry on sir! Fred

    • Thanks for your kind words. You do have quite a few people who are critical of relying on drugs to treat everything. Dr Mercola, for one, is rather hyper for English tastes and is always warning about the likes of seven deadly things in your fridge, but he digs up a lot of good material and is worth following

    • Try Doc. Malerba as well.


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