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  • newJane Elizabeth Irwin

    Jane Elizabeth Irwin

    bmj;369/apr07_9/m1427/FAF1faJane Elizabeth Irwin was born in Birkenhead. Both her parents were doctors, and she was raised in Preston, where her father was a consultant radiologist. She was educated...
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  • newMark Erik Victor Petersen

    Mark Erik Victor Petersen

    bmj;369/apr07_8/m1426/FAF1faMark Erik Victor Petersen, a brilliant scientist and compassionate physician, was appointed as consultant cardiologist for Gloucestershire NHS Healthcare Trust in 1996. He...
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  • newRosemary Jane Chambers

    Rosemary Jane Chambers

    Rosemary Jane Chambers (“Jane”) was born in England, but at the age of 4 she was evacuated with her mother and one sister to New Zealand to avoid the second world war. After returning to England to...
    - 47 mins ago, 7 Apr 20, 7:51am -
  • newIrene Marion Desmet: pioneering neonatal surgeon

    Irene Marion Desmet: pioneering neonatal surgeon

    bmj;369/apr07_6/m1397/FAF1fadesmet010420.f1The eminent paediatric and neonatal surgeon Irene Marion Desmet (née Irving) wrote with classic understatement: “I feel that my real claim to fame is that...
    - 2 hours ago, 7 Apr 20, 7:06am -
  • newCovid-19: doctors still do not have #properPPE

    Covid-19: doctors still do not have #properPPE

    Doctors are still struggling to get the personal protective equipment (PPE) they need, despite government promises, a BMA survey has found.A BMJ campaign, supported by the BMA, was launched this...
    - 2 hours ago, 7 Apr 20, 6:11am -
  • newCorrection


    This article https://www.bmj.com/content/368/bmj.m800 (BMJ 2020;368: m800 doi:10.1136/bmj.m800) was updated on 3 April 2020 to reflect changes to the advice given by NHS England and Public Health...
    - 3 hours ago, 7 Apr 20, 5:21am -

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  • Cystic fibrosis
    Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common autosomal recessive condition to affect white individuals. Defects in the CFTR chloride channel result in progressive organ dysfunction, particularly affecting the respiratory system. Patients require life-long…
    - 9 days ago, 29 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • Acute severe asthma in adults
    Acute severe asthma represents a common medical emergency, accounting for >65,000 UK hospital admissions each year, and asthma still accounts for approximately 1400 UK deaths annually. Risk factors for fatal asthma include poorly controlled disease,…
    - 11 days ago, 27 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
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    - 12 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • Drugs for airway disease
    Asthma is a heterogeneous disease characterized by chronic airway inflammation and variable expiratory airflow limitation. It affects 5–15% of people worldwide and has shown an increasing prevalence over the last decade. The treatment of asthma is…
    - 12 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – management of chronic disease
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death worldwide, affecting an estimated 1.2 million people in the UK. The most common cause is tobacco smoke. Patients with COPD experience a high symptom burden, worsened dur…
    - 13 days ago, 25 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • Bronchiectasis
    Bronchiectasis is clinically defined as irreversible airways dilatation associated with chronic airway inflammation and infection. It is a cause of chronic cough and recurrent lower respiratory tract infections. The prevalence of diagnosed bronchiect…
    - 13 days ago, 25 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • Asthma: diagnosis and management in adults
    Asthma is a common respiratory disorder characterized by chronic airway inflammation and airway hyperresponsiveness. It typically presents with a constellation of symptoms including wheeze, shortness of breath, chest tightness and cough, varying in i…
    - 13 days ago, 25 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • Asthma in children
    Asthma is a common disorder in children and places a high burden on healthcare resources. It is one of the most common causes of admission to hospital for children and young people. Mortality from asthma in the UK remains unacceptably high. Most chil…
    - 13 days ago, 25 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
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  • newCancer Research UK to cut funding for research by £44m
    UK’s biggest cancer charity expects income to fall by up to 25% as a result of the coronavirus crisisCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK’s biggest cancer charity is cutting research funding by £44m because of a s…
    - 12 mins ago, 7 Apr 20, 8:27am -
  • newIndia releases hydroxychloroquine stocks amid pressure from Trump
    US president called Modi and threatened ‘retaliation’ if country kept full export banCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIndia has approved some exports of hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug being touted as a possi…
    - 3 hours ago, 7 Apr 20, 5:15am -
  • newCan a face mask protect me from coronavirus? Covid-19 myths busted
    The truth about how you can catch coronavirus, who is most vulnerable and what you can do to avoid infectionFind all our coronavirus coverage hereCoronavirus – latest news and updatesWhat are the symptoms and should I see a doctor?Wearing a face ma…
    - 4 hours ago, 7 Apr 20, 4:11am -
  • newCoronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor?
    What are the symptoms caused by the Covid-19 virus, how does it spread, and should you call a doctor?Find all our coronavirus coverage hereCoronavirus – latest updatesHow to protect yourself and others from infectionIt is caused by a member of the…
    - 4 hours ago, 7 Apr 20, 4:10am -
  • newCoronavirus UK: how many confirmed cases are in your area?
    Latest figures from public health authorities on the spread of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom. Find out how many cases have been reported near youCoronavirus - live news updatesFind all our coronavirus coverage hereHow to protect yourself from infect…
    - 5 hours ago, 7 Apr 20, 3:43am -
  • newControversial drug hydroxychloroquine to be given to coronavirus patients in Australia
    Infectious diseases experts urge caution amid concerns about anti-malarial’s possible side-effects Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsA controversial…
    - 5 hours ago, 7 Apr 20, 3:16am -
  • newWhat happens to people's lungs when they get coronavirus?
    Respiratory physician John Wilson explains the range of Covid-19 impacts, from no symptoms to severe illness featuring pneumoniaCoronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhat became known as Covid-19, or the coronavirus, st…
    - 7 hours ago, 7 Apr 20, 1:48am -
  • newEgypt reports 149 new virus cases – as it happened
    New toll comes as UK prime minister, who has coronavirus, has been moved into hospital intensive care Coronavirus: latest updates 12.29am BSTWe are going to close this live blog. But you can stay up to date on all the latest developments on our new b…
    - 13 hours ago, 6 Apr 20, 7:29pm -
  • newLockdown has cut Britain's vibrations, seismologists find
    There’s a kind of hush all over the world as the reduction in human activity stops the Earth buzzing so muchCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe dramatic quietening of towns and cities in lockdown Britain has changed th…
    - 20 hours ago, 6 Apr 20, 1:02pm -
  • newWhy the UK lacks an adequate testing system | Letters
    We would be better placed to respond to the coronavirus outbreak had the Public Health Laboratory Service been maintained, writes Valerie Bevan, while Dr Colin Coles highlights the differences between the NHS and German healthcareCoronavirus – late…
    - 20 hours ago, 6 Apr 20, 1:00pm -
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