Is Obesity Becoming The Biggest Health Epidemic?
With obesity quickly becoming the number one risk factor for cancer, is it time we start thinking about the bigger picture? Today you’d be hard- … more
Do Employers Have A Responsibility For Their Employees’ Mental Wellbeing?
With an estimated 1 in 4 people exeriencing a mental health problem in any given year, it is perhaps unsurprising … more
Are We Finally Addressing The Mental Health Taboo?
With the #itsokaynottobeokay campaign sweeping social media, is it a sign that we’re finally starting to break the taboo around mental health? … more
Is Women’s Cycling ‘Just Business’?
Sports can often be identified as a mixing pot of individuals, but how much diversity is there really in the world of sports. Can people of … more
Does Football have a Darker Side?
Sports can often be identified as a mixing pot of individuals, but how much diversity is there really in the world of sports. Can people of all backgrounds, … more
UN urges governments to increase funding in medical research and development
A recent report published by Doctors Without Borders titled ‘Lives on the edge’ analyses the failure of the … more
Is the gender gap an issue in medical trials?
It is well accepted that children are not just miniature adults and so ideally should only receive drugs that have been tested in paediatric trials. … more
What tools are ethical in the fight against anti-vaccers?
The anti-vaccination movement is a relatively new, largely US phenomenon and has been roundly criticised in medical circles. However, it … more
Does a commercial relationship necessarily hamper ethical review?
In the US, around 70% of clinical trials are reviewed by commercial/independent Institutional Review Boards (IRBs). These are … more
NASA issues human bioengineering challenge to aid space exploration
NASA has issued a half million dollar challenge to develop metabolically-functional human tissue to help study the effect of deep … more