June 8, 2017
As usual, we’re kicking off June with a post about a disease or condition being observed this month. In the spotlight this time around is “Scoliosis..
May 18, 2017
An article recently published with NPR details some shocking statistics concerning pregnancy-related hypertension, and it has been made apparent how..
May 4, 2017
May brings with it springtime, warmer climates for some and a high pollen count for most of the northern hemisphere. However, you may not know that..
April 20, 2017
Easy bruising is a common complaint which medical professionals often come across in their everyday work. The frequency of easy bruising among..
April 6, 2017
It feels like only a week ago we were talking about last year’s World Health Day on diabetes, but it’s that time of year again. Each year the World..
March 23, 2017
Anorexia is defined as the decreased sensation of appetite or loss of appetite and the terms can be used interchangeably. This is not to be confused..
March 15, 2017
All this week is World Glaucoma Week, helping to raise awareness of the irreversible and untreatable disease of the eye. As glaucoma has no cure, it..
March 1, 2017
The month of March brings us World Kidney Day, where countries around the world raise awareness for kidney disease, including the risks, treatments,..
February 16, 2017
Memory loss (amnesia) is an inevitable part of the aging process. As we grow older it becomes more noticeable that we forget people’s names or where..
February 8, 2017
Last weekend, on the 4th February, nations, people, businesses and charities around the world united for World Cancer Day 2017. 1 in 2 people in the..
January 25, 2017
Isabel visits several conferences and gatherings throughout the year in the field of health and diagnosis error. We interact with people at the..
January 5, 2017
The holiday season is over, and quickly taking its place is cold and flu season. In all parts of the UK and most parts of the US you’ll be lucky if..