Medical Negligence At Birth Results In Brain Injury

Posted on February 15, 2018

Around 1.5 million babies worldwide each year acquire some sort of brain damage during birth. It is also estimated that each year, five babies in every thousand born in England alone suffer brain injury during or soon after being born. Whether it is due to lack of oxygen or some other reason such as infection, those babies affected will go…

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Vaginal Mesh Implant Review Finally Announced

Posted on February 5, 2018

Way back in July 2017, we blogged about how a leading professor from Oxford University was calling for a public inquiry into the practice of vaginal mesh surgery. Now, six months later and according to recent reporting in The Guardian, at long last the Government plans to conduct a review into the use of vaginal mesh implants. It seems that…

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The Effects Of Subtle Brain Injury Can Catch Up With You

Posted on January 29, 2018

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a brain disease that is found in people who have suffered brain trauma repeatedly over several years. It was first described around a century ago by a doctor who noticed that ex-boxers tended to display symptoms of brain injury such as confusion and memory loss, long after they had finished in the ring. The specific…

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Fatal Sepsis Misdiagnosed As Flu

Posted on January 19, 2018

First of all, a bit of background on the current UK flu season. Right now, in health related media matters a new buzz word is 'Aussie flu'. According to the BBC, Aussie flu is so-called because it is the same strain of virus that led to Australia's worst flu season in nearly a decade. During Australia's winter season of 2017,…

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