Medicine In The News Articles

Medicine is an ever-changing and rapidly developing field; it’s important to keep up to date with the latest news.

In this section, you’ll find some key news stories (both old and new) so that you are fully informed and able to discuss current affairs in an interview.

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Sport and Exercise: Changing the NHS to Meet Patient Demand

Whilst some specialties of medicine have been in existence since the Ancient Egyptians, new fields must arise due to a change in disease burden. The field of Sport and Exercise medicine (SEM) is a prime example of how the Health service provided to the public had to adapt to meet a change in patient demand.

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The case of Ian Paterson

Ian Paterson was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Wednesday: Not only was he found guilty of performing unnecessary mastectomies on his patients by exaggerating symptoms when less invasive procedures could have been chosen, but he was also found to be performing a dangerous procedure that he invented…
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‘Fat but fit’ – From Theory to Myth

Findings from University of Birmingham presented this week provided evidence to suggest that the possibility of being ‘fat but fit’ is all but a myth.
The findings, presented the European Congress on Obesity in Portugal, suggested that people who are obese are at an increased risk of heart failure and stroke without the prior warnings of hypertension and diabetes.

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Zika Virus Epidemic 2015-16

Let’s talk about Zika, how much is known about this disease, what causes it, how dangerous is it? These are some of the questions we will answer in this article! read on to find out more!

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The NHS Deficit Explained

In recent years, newspapers have been bombarded with accounts of NHS financial deficits. For those who didn’t pay too much attention to it, here is some more concrete evidence:

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Sport and Exercise: Changing the NHS to Meet Patient Demand

Whilst some specialties of medicine have been in existence since the Ancient Egyptians, new fields must arise due to a change in disease burden. The field of Sport and Exercise medicine (SEM) is a prime example of how the Health service provided to the public had to adapt to meet a change in patient demand.

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The case of Ian Paterson

Ian Paterson was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Wednesday: Not only was he found guilty of performing unnecessary mastectomies on his patients by exaggerating symptoms when less invasive procedures could have been chosen, but he was also found to be performing a dangerous procedure that he invented…
Read the full article to understand the full story.

Read More »

‘Fat but fit’ – From Theory to Myth

Findings from University of Birmingham presented this week provided evidence to suggest that the possibility of being ‘fat but fit’ is all but a myth.
The findings, presented the European Congress on Obesity in Portugal, suggested that people who are obese are at an increased risk of heart failure and stroke without the prior warnings of hypertension and diabetes.

Read More »
Zika Virus Epidemic
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Zika Virus Epidemic 2015-16

Let’s talk about Zika, how much is known about this disease, what causes it, how dangerous is it? These are some of the questions we will answer in this article! read on to find out more!

Read More »
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The NHS Deficit Explained

In recent years, newspapers have been bombarded with accounts of NHS financial deficits. For those who didn’t pay too much attention to it, here is some more concrete evidence:

Read More »

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