Medical News

25 Aug 17'
Sickle Cell Disease Drug gets FDA Approval

Sickle Cell Disease Drug gets FDA Approval

More than two decades in the making, there is now officially some new hope for treating symptoms of sickle cell disease (or sickle cell anaemia). The FDA has approved a newly developed medication to alleviate symptoms of the disease.


25 Jul 17'
Serious concern for more measles outbreaks

Serious concern for more measles outbreaks

An estimated 1 in 10 new infants did not receive any vaccinations during 2016. That’s roughly 12.9 million children worldwide. The global vaccination coverage target (full course of vaccinations) stands at (at least) 90% each year. In 2016, this dropped to 86%, and is raising red flags for the re-emergence of deadly diseases.