Look out for this week’s medical news blog in which the progressive and devastating disease that is Alzheimer’s is discussed following the announcement that a new drug has been approved by the FDA which could diagnose the disease years before symptoms. This blog looks at this new test and contemplates how it could change a … Continue reading
This week’s blog discusses research that might have identified how obesity is genetically transmitted onto children. Scientists in Australia have discovered that certain changes in sperm in obese male mice produced obese mice pups. To read about the biological alterations behind this and possible future therapies look out for this next blog.
This week’s blog reports on the controversial news that mothers may soon be able to choose their mode of birth delivery as the caesarean may become available for all mothers rather than just when it is medically needed. What is a caesarean? A caesarean, or c-section, is an unnatural procedure for giving birth, which is performed under … Continue reading
This weeks medical news praises research scientists and looks at an exciting new treatment available for diabetes patients that will surely change their lives. It has been announced this week that a new weekly injection has been approved to replace the twice daily jab which currently treats type 2 diabetes. This news comes with great … Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who read the first news story last Monday. I am delighted with the number of hits it received and I hope you all found it an interesting read. The next medical news story will be posted tomorrow morning. This weeks post is one of celebration concerning the announcement of a new therapy that … Continue reading
My first blog is unfortunately not a celebration of medical research but a worrying tale of bacteria doing what they do best; being better than us. This story follows the news that doctors this week have been advised that the main antibiotic used to treat the STD gonorrhoea may not be effective any more as … Continue reading
Medicine Weekly is pleased to announce that the first news blog will be published this Monday. I look forward to your comments on the story.
Hello and welcome to Medicine Weekly. Here at Medicine Weekly my aim is to provide my readers with a current and topical medical story every week. I believe that everybody should keep in touch with the latest news from the medical world as ultimately it could affect us all. My aim is to keep my … Continue reading