April 6, 2016
It’s World Health Day again, falling as usual on World Health Organization’s birthday, on Thursday 7th April. Last year we wrote a blogpost about..
March 23, 2016
Rectal bleeding, also known as hematochezia, blood in the stool or bleeding from the bottom, is often seen as small amounts of bright-red blood on..
March 16, 2016
How much do you know about TB? Most people would admit to thinking it is a disease of the past, perhaps something they learnt about in school as..
March 9, 2016
Today marks an historic moment in the development of artificial intelligence or AI; Google’s AIphago machine has beaten Lee Sedol, the World champion..
March 2, 2016
This week saw Rare Disease Day on the 29th February. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness around the world, both for the public and also..
February 24, 2016
Readers may remember the tragic story story of 1 year old William Mead who died from sepsis and whom I wrote about last month. His mother, Melissa,..
February 17, 2016
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the intelligence which can be exhibited by machines or software, which perceives its environment and takes action to..
February 10, 2016
In 1977 the Apple II came out, and was marketed at $2638. Within three years they had sold 100,000 of the computers to homes around the USA and the..
February 3, 2016
It's Heart Month, and no, we don't mean Valentine's day. February 14th may indeed bring with it flowers, cards and gifts for your loved ones, but..
January 27, 2016
The good old NHS managed to provide a topic for my blogpost just as I was searching for inspiration!
January 20, 2016
Zika virus (ZIKV) sparked a Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) travel alert to be issued last weekend. Any pregnant women, or those..
January 14, 2016
A dangerous and alarming story with a happy ending became viral in the UK this week, when young traveler Lucy Hill had a crash on her moped in..