News Medical's "Thought Leaders" series is a selection of articles written by national and
international experts and trusted advisers in health and medicine. All the articles are
written by experts who have been invited as recognised leaders in their fields to provide
a "state of the art" contribution.
Professor Carl Philpott speaks to News-Medical about his research into smell loss as a potential early symptom for COVID-19.
News-Medical speaks to Dr. Dan Lavery about the LouLou Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to CDLK5 Deficiency Disorder.
News-Medical speaks to Elisabeth Fassas about the process and struggles of getting into medical school, in which she has recently published in her book, Making Pre-Med Count.
Holistic approaches to psoriasis treatment involves lifestyle advice about weight, smoking, alcohol, sleep, exercise, and other factors.
An interview with Norma McGough from Coeliac UK, debunking some of the common myths surrounding celiac disease and helping to raise awareness of the condition
There is a certain amount of debate surrounding the exact definition of advanced breast cancer (ABC). When we talk about clinical trials, it’s not easy to define.
An interview with The Drake Foundation, discussing the short and long-term effects of concussions obtained during contact sports such as football and rugby.
Mohit Nair discusses the issue of antibiotic resistance in India and the work that MSF is doing to improve awareness and reduce the misuse of antibiotics.
In this interview, Marco Versiani discusses how he uses micro-CT in dentistry for the Root Canal Anatomy Project.
We asked Dr. Lion Shahab, one of the UK's leading experts on e-cigarettes and smoking, to provide the truth about the safety of vaping and for his advice to people giving up cigarettes this World Cancer Day.
An interview with Professor Attila Lorincz, discussing the development of a new cervical cancer test that is able to predict cervical cancer and pre-cancer in 100% cases.
An interview with Professor William Newman, discussing his recent discovery in the field of breast cancer research, and the options that this will provide for women who have a family history of breast cancer but test negative for BRCA1/2 mutations.
Dr. Neil Ebenezer from the charity Fight for Sight discusses the steps you can take to protect your eyesight into old age, and why research into ophthalmic diseases is desperately needed.
An interview with Dr. Steven Simpson, MD, discussing the importance of raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of sepsis, and how Sepsis Alliance is helping to reduce the number of deaths caused by sepsis in the USA.
In this interview, Dr. Imalka Jayawardena from the University of Surrey talks about the development of a flexible X-ray detector that will help clinicians analyze X-ray images and deliver targeted doses of radiation when using X-rays as a treatment.
Dr. Barbara Jefferis from UCL discusses the importance of exercise in later life and how her research is challenging current UK physical activity guidelines for men.
In this interview Dr. Serajuddin, Professor of Industrial Pharmacy at St John's University talks about personalized medicine and 3D printing technology.
With the advent of artificial intelligence, it is imperative that we examine the ethics of machine learning and data collection. Hugh Whittall, Director of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, explains what AI is, how it is transforming the healthcare industry and the ethical concerns of the Council.
One year on from the WHO's Global Action Plan for Dementia, Dr. Matthew Norton from Alzheimer's Research UK discusses the steps that have been taken so far, and whether we are likely to meet the 2025 target.
Studying the effects of gravity on muscle cells can give us an insight into muscle wastage diseases, and potentially guide the development of new therapies. Professor Louis Yuge discusses his research and the cellular changes that occur in response to microgravity.