July 14, 2020
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infection caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) . An outbreak of a..
December 20, 2019
Chronic pelvic pain is pain in the pelvic area (below your belly button and above your hips) which lasts 6 months or longer and is affecting your..
November 21, 2019
In the United Kingdom (UK), adults over 80 years are the fastest growing population. Around a quarter of the population in the UK are over 60 years..
November 1, 2019
November is Epilepsy Awareness Month in the US, so in this week’s post we’re going over the basics of this neurological condition that affects more..
October 24, 2019
There have been several announcements this week, both in the US and the UK, and also in Australia, on some new drugs that will become available for..
October 17, 2019
Everyone has experienced stomach pain at some point in their life. Often the cause is obvious, such as a stomach bug or too many sit ups at the gym,..
October 3, 2019
We all know that our lungs are a vital organ, necessary to keep us alive, and if we don’t have a medical career, we can probably remember some of the..
September 19, 2019
Iron deficiency symptoms, as we explored last week in our blogpost, are common in pregnant women and in women who experience heavy periods. Another..
August 23, 2019
Bell’s palsy can be very frightening to experience or witness, and cause great alarm. Over a matter of hours, muscles in the face begin to lose..
August 15, 2019
Aplastic anemia is a rare life-threatening disorder with hypocellular bone marrow, where the bone marrow cannot make enough new blood cells. This..
August 1, 2019
This blogpost is another instalment of our in-depth look at specific blood cancers. We’ve written an overview of blood cancers, touching on the 3..
July 18, 2019
The National Cancer Institute defines healthcare disparities as ‘differences in the incidence, prevalence, and mortality of a disease and the related..