Diagnostics Blog

By bivda on 22/01/2015 10:53

Doris-Ann Williams MBE, CEO of BIVDA  presented to MPs at the latest meeting of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, which focused on life sciences in the UK. Welcomed to the meeting by Chair, Andrew Miller MP, Doris-Ann was joined by Professor Guy Poppy, Chief Scientific Adviser at the Food Standards Agency, and Dr Malcolm Skingle CBE, Director, Academic Liaison, GlaxoSmithKline. 

By bivda on 15/12/2014 12:21

NICE have issued two draft guidelines on diabetes care. Of the two documents, one focuses on adults with type 1 diabetes and the other concentrates on children and young adults, with both type 1 or type 2. 

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By bivda on 12/12/2014 12:14

Antimicrobial Resistance has been a hot topic in the news again this week, as two reports have been released. To find out more, click below. 

By bivda on 27/11/2014 15:36

Today (27 November, 2014) a commission established by the Lancet has reported that liver disease stands out as a glaring exception to the vast improvements made during the past 30 years in health and life expectancy for chronic disorders such as stroke, heart disease and many cancers.

By bivda on 18/11/2014 12:07

Today is European Antibiotics Awareness Day 2014 (EAAD). This International Day of awareness was started in order to educate people about the appropriate use of antibiotics, in the fight against Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). 

By bivda on 15/10/2014 17:02

With the 2015 General Election fast approaching, BIVDA co-hosted three discussion meetings at the Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat Party conferences, as part of Life Science UK, and with the AMRC.