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Green socks for women with ovarian cancer? What does this mean? Politicians from the left spectrum are referred to, rather…

During the COVID-19 pandemic hospitals and healthcare institutions as well as patients and their supporters have been forced to employ…

World Kidney Day (WKD) is a worldwide campaign in order to raise awareness of the importance of the kidneys and…

On the occasion of this year’s World Obesity Day (March 4, 2022) we spoke with Vicki Mooney, patient advocate and…

For Rare Disease Awareness Month in February and Rare Disease Day on February 28 we spoke with Jo Balfour, founding…

On the occasion of both Rare Disease Awareness Month in February and Rare Disease Day on February 28 we spoke…

On the occasion of Rare Disease Awareness Month in February as well as Rare Disease Day on February 28 we…

International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD), which is held on February 15 each year, is a worldwide collaborative campaign in order…

World Cancer Day is an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and came to life on February…

During 2019 and 2020, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Leprosy Strategy 2021–2030 “Towards zero leprosy” was developed. The core…

The thyroid gland plays a vital role in the body. Thyroid disorders, whether temporary or permanent, which affect about one…

On the occasion of Dry January 2022, we turned to Dr Richard de Visser from the University of Sussex. An…

The first World AIDS Day was marked on December 1, 1988. Now, 33 years later, we still have good reason…

For this interview we turned to Dr Dimitris Rigopoulos, the founder and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal Skin Appendage Disorders….

On the occasion of Psoriasis Awareness Week 2021, which ran from October 29 to November 4, we spoke with Dominic…

On the occasion of World Menopause Day 2021 (October 18), we turned to renowned expert Dr. Paula Briggs, who is…

Lupus Awareness Month takes place during October in the UK every year. We spoke with Mandy McCartney, a Specialist Lupus…

For this year’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we spoke with Phil Brace, CEO of The Little Princess Trust. The UK-based…

Fertility preservation is a major issue for young cancer patients undergoing treatment. We spoke with Inken Hilgendorf, MD, about the…

We spoke with Sarah T. Arron, MD, PhD, a dermatologist in Burlingame, California. For The Waiting Room, she has contributed…

Sarcomas are a rare type of cancer growing in the connective tissue, i.e., cells connecting or supporting other kinds of…

For World Hepatitis Day, which takes place on July 28, we spoke with Cary James, CEO of UK-based World Hepatitis…

This year, World Sjögren’s Day is on July 23. We spoke with Linda Stone of Sjögren Europe about the challenges…

This year, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) Awareness Day is on July 13. We spoke with Carolyn Tordella of the non-profit…

This year, World Vitiligo Day was held on June 25. We spoke with Yan Valle, CEO of the Vitiligo Research…

We spoke with John Harrington, Respiratory Clinical Nurse Consultant at the John Hunter Hospital in New Lambton Heights, New South…

On the occasion of World Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Day we spoke with Fergus Shanahan, who is Professor and Chair…

Each May, Bladder Cancer Awareness Month is a time to increase awareness of the disease, to raise funds for bladder…

On World Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Day (April 19), and in accordance with IBS Awareness Month, we spoke with Dr…

We spoke to Peter Weisenseel, MD, a specialist in dermatology and venereal diseases who works at ‘Dermatologikum’ Hamburg. He is…