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..
January 6, 2016
2016 has started with an interesting article in the Daily Mail called “'Cyberchondriacs' clogging up A&E after googling their symptoms and worrying..
December 30, 2015
Tomorrow marks the end of 2015, and as everyone around the world reflects on the triumphs of the year, the times shared with family and friends, and..
December 23, 2015
It’s ‘Christmas Eve Eve’ as this blogpost goes out, and for those of us who celebrate a traditional Christmas, this day usually means running around..
December 17, 2015
Kawasaki Disease also known as Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome, Kawasaki Syndrome or Lymph Node Syndrome is a medium vessel vasculitis of..
December 9, 2015
Last week saw the 27th World AIDS Day on December 1st. The campaign for this year was all about education, and ‘rethinking outdated stereotypes’ of..
December 2, 2015
Thanksgiving dinner is over and everywhere, Christmas shopping has begun. It’s the season for giving thanks, giving presents, and for those of you in..
November 25, 2015
Fever (also known as pyrexia, high temperature or high fever) is a normal body response to a variety of conditions, the most common being infection,..
November 18, 2015
We have now moved almost 180 degrees from doctors dismissing symptom checkers as potentially harmful things for hypochondriacs right through to the..
November 11, 2015
Saturday 14th November marks the 24th World Diabetes Day. The World Health Organisation, in collaboration with the International Diabetes Federation,..