Tag: medicine

MWF & BMA Conference: Overcoming gender bias in medicine

MWF & BMA Conference: Overcoming gender bias in medicine

I think every woman in medicine has had experience of gender bias, whether it’s direct or indirect. It’s pretty pervasive in the profession at all levels. It’s a hugely topical issue at the moment for a variety of reasons so it’s really exciting to have so many incredibly influential and pretty inspiring women in one …

The dangers of mixing drugs – Céline Valéry

The dangers of mixing drugs – Céline Valéry

Which of these three people is doing something risky? Is it the one who takes their cholesterol medication with grapefruit juice? The one who takes Acetaminophen pain relievers for a sore ankle before going out for drinks? Or the one who’s on a blood-thinning medication and takes an aspirin for a headache? Actually, all of …