27 Sep 17'
Is having one or two glasses of wine a week really safe during pregnancy?

Is having one or two glasses of wine a week really safe during pregnancy?

A review of studies show that drinking while pregnant is still not a wise decision.


12 Sep 17'
Could cancer cells now be medically detected within seconds?

Could cancer cells now be medically detected within seconds?

A cure for cancer has long been something mankind, and medical scientists especially, have been wanting to establish. But what about detection techniques? Although a cure may not quite be imminent, better diagnosis and treatment measures are also on the to-do list of experts, and now there may just be some light on that front – with the use of a real-time handheld device made for surgery.


04 Sep 17'
Vaginal seeding may pose risks for C-section babies

Vaginal seeding may pose risks for C-section babies

Vaginal seeding is a popular technique that parents are asking doctors to use on C-section babies, but it comes with risks...


04 Sep 17'
New software designed to screen posts on social media for signs of depression

New software designed to screen posts on social media for signs of depression

We live in an age of hashtags, posts, likes and filters. With social media taking the lead in society, there may be a new software that could detect signs of depression on social media posts...


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.


23 Aug 17'
Consumer claims of ovarian cancer cost Johnson & Johnson $417m in latest lawsuit

Consumer claims of ovarian cancer cost Johnson & Johnson $417m in latest lawsuit

Woman wins lawsuit claiming that she developed ovarian cancer through the use of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder.


18 Aug 17'
Peanut Allergy Treatment continues to succeed after 4 years!

Peanut Allergy Treatment continues to succeed after 4 years!

After four years, this treatment for peanut allergy still remains successful, setting a realistic target for all food allergies.


08 Aug 17'
Teva Pharmaceutical battles to perform in the challenging generic drug market

Teva Pharmaceutical battles to perform in the challenging generic drug market

Our latest news piece on the Teva dilemma covers what exactly the company has gone through as we explain and unpack their loss and plan forward...


26 Jul 17'
Cows may be the answer to an HIV vaccine

Cows may be the answer to an HIV vaccine

HIV is a chronic condition that does not have a cure and has developed into a worldwide epidemic, but new research suggests the possibility of a vaccine...


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.


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