NHS will not fund anti-HIV Prep drug plan

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

NHS England has reiterated it will not fund a "game-changer" drug treatment that can prevent HIV.

Google DeepMind analyzing medical data and providing predictive analytics

Posted in Software on 3rd May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Comparing a patient information, DeepMind might be able to identify the early stages of a disease that is not yet symptomatic.

UK Diabetes cases soar by 60% in past decade

Posted in Medicine on 17th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

More than 3.3 million people have the condition, up from 2.1 million in 2005. The inability to control the level of sugar in the blood can lead to blindness and amputations.

Dementia research boosted by surge in volunteers

Posted in Science on 15th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

There has been a surge in the number of people volunteering to help with medical research into dementia, with a reported 60% jump in people signing up in the past year.

New NHS centres to bring in era of DNA-medicine

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

The NHS is setting up 11 centres to unlock the secrets of DNA and develop tests and drugs to target cancer and genetic disease. DNA project 'to make UK the world leader'