News-Medical speaks to Elisabeth Fassas about the process and struggles of getting into medical school, in which she has recently published in her book, Making Pre-Med Count.
An interview with Dr. Steven Simpson, MD, discussing the importance of raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of sepsis, and how Sepsis Alliance is helping to reduce the number of deaths caused by sepsis in the USA.
Dr. Barbara Jefferis from UCL discusses the importance of exercise in later life and how her research is challenging current UK physical activity guidelines for men.
In this interview Dr. Serajuddin, Professor of Industrial Pharmacy at St John's University talks about personalized medicine and 3D printing technology.
Dr. Jinghui Zhang, an esteemed computational biologist at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital discusses her latest study and how technology such as cloud computing is changing the way that scientists carry out research.
The work that we're doing in particular involves the development of better models of the human body. To do that, we need to put together cells, tissues, culture them in an artificial environment so that they feel as if they're inside the human body.
Dr. Cedric Garland discusses the results of a 12-year cohort study which showed that vitamin D3 can prevent type 1 diabetes in 80 percent of cases.
The Dementia Strikes Children Too campaign aims to raise awareness of childhood dementia, drive for better clinical education of this group of diseases, and put in place the systems and tools for earlier diagnosis.
It is a well-established fact that air pollution in towns and cities affects our health. Dr Haneen Khreis discusses the latest research into the effect of air pollution on childhood asthma, and the steps that transport policy makers can take to reduce the prevalence of the condition.
Meningitis is a relatively rare disease, with our estimates for the incidence of meningitis in the UK being about 3.2 cases of meningitis per 100,000 adults. Crucially, bacterial meningitis is linked to significant morbidity and mortality - up to 30% mortality in pneumococcal meningitis cases.
Claire is Evidence & Policy Manager at the UK and international charity Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF). She discusses the signs and symptoms of meningitis in newborns, and the aims for the recent diagnostic eTool developed by the MRF.
It’s very difficult to diagnose depression. With depression, you can't open the brain to find answers, and the chemistry of the brain is separate from the chemistry of the body.
An interview with Rebecca Sanders, Lipodystrophy UK co-founder, discussing the importance of awareness campaigns for patients and society at large.