Blog articles


The microbiome and childhood health

The bacteria in the gut is seen more and more as an important factor in health. We look at the latest on how, and why, it matters

Genomics and HIV: can we be cured?

New genomic discoveries provide hope that lifelong antiretroviral therapy may one day be a thing of the past

Genomics and PCOS

The discovery of new gene variants associated with polycystic ovary syndrome will lead to better understanding and open up the possibility of targeted treatment  

Let’s talk about (biological) sex

Sex as a biological variable has not always been factored in to medical research and practice. Will that change in the era of precision medicine?

Polygenic risk scores: how useful are they?

Being able to predict an individual’s risk of common conditions is regarded by many as the holy grail. So, where are we now?
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Love bugs? Here’s five key facts about the microbiome

The DNA in your body doesn’t just come from you, thanks to the many millions of bacteria, virus and other cells that reside in you and on you

Events


Royal College of Physicians Annual Conference 2020

The sixth Royal College of Physicians annual conference, Medicine 2020, takes place in Birmingham on 23–24 April 2020.
A view of the Liverpool City skyline

Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Conference 2019

The RCGP annual conference is the leading annual event for GPs, practice teams and other primary care professionals.
Presentation to an audience

Primary Care and Public Health 2020

Primary Care and Public Health is a key annual conference for all primary care and allied health professionals.

NHS Confederation 2019

This year, NHS Confederation will focus on the future of the NHS and healthcare and this theme will be supported by many new conference strands.