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14 Sep 18'
UN Report – Global Hunger is Worsening

UN Report – Global Hunger is Worsening

An estimated 1 in every 9 people across the world are undernourished. That’s around 821 million of the current global population. A new UN report states that global goals to end hunger and resolve the food crisis are still significantly high on the list of priorities…


06 Sep 18'
HP and the CDC partner up to test 'antibiotic printing’

HP and the CDC partner up to test 'antibiotic printing’

With antibiotic resistance a major healthcare concern the world over, the announcement of a pilot programme partnership between the authoritative health organisation, the CDC and tech giant, HP Inc. is an interesting pairing. Could ‘antibiotic printing’ offer a solution to the resistance crisis?


30 Aug 18'
Alcohol - a significant contributor to the 'global burden of disease'

Alcohol - a significant contributor to the 'global burden of disease'

A team of researchers from The University of Washington School of Medicine associates at least 2.8 million deaths worldwide to alcohol consumption. The research team’s newly published study also highlights major contributing health risks, concluding that there is ‘no such thing as a safe consumption level’ of alcohol for any individual…


28 Aug 18'
Measles cases on the rise in Europe

Measles cases on the rise in Europe

It’s not the first time you may have seen this topic making the headlines. An increasing number of reported measles cases in Europe has been flagged before. In fact, over the past few years, incidences of measles have steadily escalated, and the number of reported cases is currently at its highest today. Are we taking the need for vaccinations seriously at all?


06 Aug 18'
Malignant breast tumours could soon be ‘put on ice’

Malignant breast tumours could soon be ‘put on ice’

The gold standard treatment practice for many individuals diagnosed with breast cancer is surgery along with chemotherapy or radiation. What if there was a less invasive and debilitating way to treat this disease? Medical research around cryoablation techniques have long been on the radar of experts. Years of research is turning up further impressive results for small breast cancer tumours. Cryoablation may soon be offered as an effective treatment option for low-risk, early stage malignant tumours…