Sharing medical and
life science stories with you

Welcome to News Medical, since 2004 one of the world’s leading open-access medical and life science hubs.

We are a tight-knit community of scientific, medical, and life sciences experts that produce and share the latest information, in a readable, understandable way.

We are committed to curating a constantly-expanding index of free content including recent innovations in healthcare, research and technology.

We are based in the UK and Australia, but our reach is truly global with over 121 million annual visitor sessions worldwide.

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What We Do for Our Users

News Medical was designed to put medical and life sciences information in reach of people that can make a difference.

Healthcare professionals, researchers, and engaged consumers can access a wealth of open-access content from thought leaders across the world.

Exclusive interviews with Nobel Prize-winning laureates. Insightful articles written by experts in an enormous range of fields. Along with our encyclopedic library of health and life sciences articles written by our in house team of biomedical professionals. Our mission is to share science with you.

Meet the Team

Our editorial, content, operations and account management teams make us who we are. Helping us and our partners innovate to share scientific stories with the world.

Meet our passionate editorial team, who work every day to provide a balanced and accurate account of the latest developments in the medical and life sciences world.

Our account managers help leading businesses, institutions and research centers to tell their stories and reach our audience with current and engaging content, while keeping our readers informed of the latest innovations in industry.

Meet The Team

Our Writers & Reviewers

Our team of medical and life science writers, contributors and reviewers come from a range of disciplines including medical professionals, scientists and medical journalists. They are the backbone of content production on News Medical, working hard to research and quality check the content on site, not just to ensure that it is correct but to keep it relatable and understandable to a scientifically engaged audience.

Meet some of our team...

Ananya Mandal

Ananya Mandal

Doctor by profession, lecturer by vocation and medical writer by passion. Specialized in clinical pharmacology.

Tomislav Meštrović

Tomislav Meštrović

Medical doctor, PhD in biomedical and health sciences and assistant professor. Specialist in clinical microbiology.

Kate Bass

Kate Bass

Life science and medical journalist and writer, BSc Biochemistry. Specialized in life sciences.

Liji Thomas

Liji Thomas

OB-GYN, with over 2,000 deliveries, medical writer and reviewer. Specialized in women’s health and clinical practice.

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Our Content

It’s important to tell the right story in the right way. At News Medical, we’re well versed in translating complex, scientific information into easily readable, shareable content.

We share frequent updates via an ever-expanding news feed. We develop detailed health articles that delve into medical and life sciences topics. Our interviews explore the unique vantage points of industry experts by asking the questions that you want answered.

Sponsored Content

Alongside News Medical’s unique editorial content, you will find sponsored content from partnerships with leading medical and life sciences manufacturers and service providers.

It’s important for us that you can tell the difference between the two.

All our sponsored content is clearly labelled with a ‘Sponsored Content’ banner and disclaimer, so you can see all the latest innovations in the industry with full disclosure.

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News Medical also receives funding from display advertisements. These are subject to strict guidelines and we will refuse any advertising that we believe is incompatible with our mission.

Our in-house advertising is not targeted to individual users but may be placed on site adjacent to content related to advertiser or sponsor interests. All advertisements are distinguishable from other content with the label “Advertisement”.

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News-Medical provides articles on many medical and life sciences topics, all of which are based on current evidence and have been written and reviewed by professionals from across the medical and life science industry. We take the utmost care to provide highly accurate and up-to-date information, but if you spot anything that is out of date, please let us know.

The medical information found on the News-Medical website is designed to support, not to replace the relationship between patient and physician/doctor and the medical advice they may provide. At all times seek professional medical advice before acting on any information you read on News-Medical.Net. Even if a statement made about medicine is accurate, it may not apply to you or your symptoms.

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Corrections Policy

News-Medical.Net strives for accurate and complete news reporting. News-Medical.Net is committed to telling readers when an error has been made, the magnitude of the error and the correct information, as quickly as possible. This commitment and transparency are applicable to small errors as well as large. We endeavor to be promptly responsive in correcting errors in material published on our platform. You can view a change-log of all corrections and edits here.


News-Medical.Net commits to do its best to publish accurate information across all content. We take many steps to ensure accuracy: We investigate claims with skepticism; question assumptions; challenge conventional wisdom; confirm information with subject-matter experts; and seek to corroborate what sources tell us by talking with other informed people or consulting documents. We verify content, such as technical terms, statistics against source documents or make clear who is providing the information. We may share relevant components of a story with a primary source or an outside expert to verify them.

Ownership & funding information

News-Medical.Net is committed to transparency in ownership structures and funding sources. News-Medical.Net is owned by Limited, an Australian public unlisted company ACN 092 434 529, t/a “AZoNetwork”, with 27 individual shareholders. The majority shareholder is Dr. Ian Birkby. News-Medical.Net is operated by the wholly owned subsidiary, AZoNetwork UK Limited, Manchester, UK.

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