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Key Medical News Stories: 19th March 2020

19th March 2020

Welcome to the last edition of the medical news. Every 2 weeks we have been bringing you key healthcare topics that have recently been under the microscope. This week’s topics: Global Response to COVID-19 HIV Drug PrEP Available on the NHS Vaccine Against COVID-19 Enters Testing Global Measures to Curb COVID-19 As it approaches almost…

NHS Hot Topic: Vaccinations

12th March 2020

Welcome to NHS Hot Topics! Every two weeks we dissect national and global health news that affects the NHS. This week’s topic is vaccinations. Vaccinations are an important public health issue. There are currently 13 routine childhood vaccines administered in the UK which protect against many diseases that were once prevalent in the population. Not…

Key Medical News Stories: 5th March 2020

5th March 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the medical news. Every 2 weeks we bring you key healthcare topics that have recently been under the microscope. This week’s topics: Faster access to medical cannabis Gut toxin linked to bowel cancer COVID-19 pandemic potential Faster Access to Medical Cannabis The government has announced that patients needing medical…

NHS Hot Topic: Brexit

27th February 2020

Disclaimer: Any personal views expressed by the writer do not necessarily reflect the views held by The Medic Portal.  Welcome to NHS Hot Topics! Every two weeks we dissect national and global health news topics that affect the NHS. This week’s topic is Brexit On the 31st of January 2020, the UK left the EU…

Key Medical News Stories: 20th February 2020

20th February 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the medical news. Every 2 weeks we bring you the key healthcare topics that have recently been under the microscope. This week’s topics: – Mumps – First Baby Born from Frozen Eggs – Coronavirus Continues Mumps It has been reported that mumps levels have reached the highest levels in…

NHS Hot Topic: Coronavirus

13th February 2020

Welcome to the first edition of NHS Hot Topics! Every two weeks we dissect national and global health news that affects the NHS. This week’s topics: – Coronavirus Coronavirus The novel coronavirus that originated in China has been a big feature in health news over the past several weeks. Now named Covid-19 by the WHO,…

Key Medical News Stories: 6th February 2020

6th February 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the medical news. Each week we bring you the key healthcare topics that have recently been under the microscope. This week’s topics: HIV Vaccine Trials End Ian Paterson: An Inquiry Latest on the Coronavirus HIV Vaccine Trials End This week, the National Institute of Health reported that a trial…

Key Medical News Stories: 30th January

30th January 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the medical news. Each week we bring you the key healthcare topics that have recently been under the microscope. This week’s topics: Coronavirus Epidemic Continues Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Antidepressant Nasal Spray Not Recommended by NICE Coronavirus Epidemic Continues The coronavirus epidemic is still the major health news story this…

Key Medical News Stories: 23rd January

23rd January 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the medical news. Each week we bring you the key healthcare topics that have recently been under the microscope. This week’s topics: Coronavirus Epidemic A Cure For All Cancers Post-mortem Sperm Donations Elimination of Cervical Cancer Coronavirus Epidemic As mentioned in last week’s medical news, there was an outbreak…

Three Key Medical News Stories: 16th January

16th January 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the medical news. Each week we bring you three key healthcare topics that have recently been under the microscope. This week’s topics: Cholesterol-Lowering Injections Mystery Virus Outbreak in China New Organ Preservation Technique An Injection that Lowers Cholesterol An injection that lowers cholesterol was announced this week. The NHS…

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