CT Lung Cancer Screening
Dr Pierre Vassallo The much-awaited results from the Dutch-Belgian Randomized Lung Cancer Screening (NELSON) trial were published online on January 29 in the New England Journal of Medicine.1 The study shows that CT lung cancer screening can significantly reduce the likelihood of high-risk smokers dying from…
Sickle Cell disease
Dr Laura Grech and Prof. Joseph Borg Introduction Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common monogenic disorder and its prevalence is high throughout large areas in sub-Saharan Africa, the Mediterranean basin, the Middle East and India because of the remarkable level of protection…
A Maltese Man in Boston
In this issue we meet Prof. Sandro Galea, a Maltese export to the US who has contributed much to the medical field. A physician, epidemiologist and author, Prof. Galea is the dean at the Boston University School of Public Health, US.
More Cooperation Needed in EU Healthcare – Smaller Member States are Key
Denis Horgan BCL LLM MSc PhD Executive Director, European Alliance for Personalised Medicine, Brussels, Belgium