Diagnostics Blog

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 05/08/2014 10:45

Today is Testing Tuesday! And this week we are raising awareness of Hepatitis. (Not heard of TestingTuesday? See here to find out more)

By bivda on 28/07/2014 11:43

Following four years in office, with a solid reputation for representing the scientific community, as well as British universities, David Willetts MP has moved on as Minister for Universities and Science. The work he has undertaken will of course be remembered, and we are still looking forward to working on the Catapult for Precision Medicine brought about by David Willetts.

 The dual role of David “two brains” Willetts has been taken on by two MPs, George Freeman and Greg Clark.