September 12, 2019
Answering yes to this question is much more likely than you’d think. The World Health Organisation estimates that more than 25% of the world’s..
August 30, 2019
August is the awareness month for Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), an extremely rare and life threatening disease that can develop over mere hours,..
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 8, 2019
With daily reports of rising temperatures due to climate change, it’s no surprise that skin cancers are also on the rise. We wrote only a month ago..
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 25, 2019
This week on the Isabel Healthcare blog we’re tackling the confusing and often daunting world of the thyroid. A lot of us will probably have heard of..
July 18, 2019
The National Cancer Institute defines healthcare disparities as ‘differences in the incidence, prevalence, and mortality of a disease and the related..
July 11, 2019
At the end of June, Nixon Whatcott from Utah, USA, passed away after an 18 month fight against bone cancer. He was just 7 years old. Because of his..
July 4, 2019
Every month we try to highlight a monthly observance and raise awareness for a cause in the medical field. July is women with alopecia month in the..
June 27, 2019
June is “Speak about Aphasia Month” in the UK. Aphasia is defined as a longterm communication disability, most often associated with other primary..
June 20, 2019
Dysphagia is the medical term used to describe patients who have difficulty swallowing and is common, especially in the older generation, although it..