Gary Finnegan

Gary Finnegan is a freelance journalist contributing to health and business magazines. He has a BA in physiology and an MSc in science communication. He has been a magazine editor and newspaper columnist, and has written a book about China.

Cancer 30th May 2018

Colorectal cancer: don’t delay diagnosis

This blog is part of the Early Diagnosis campaign #BeFirst Early diagnosis and care can prevent illness from developing and slow disease progression. Lab tests, genetic tests, tests for chronic diseases and modern lab diagnostics can help facilitate earlier intervention ...

by Gary Finnegan

Getting Checked 14th September 2017

Ending the misery of STIs

Sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) can cause pain, infertility and death. Can education and new technologies help turn the tide? More than 1 million sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) are acquired every day worldwide. From chlamydia, syphilis and herpes to gonorrhoea, hepatitis, HPV and HIV, ...

by Gary Finnegan

Getting Checked 20th July 2017

Discovering malaria’s ‘fingerprint

New invention promises faster and more accurate diagnosis Malaria kills one person every 12 seconds. Think about that for a moment. That’s five per minute. Almost half the world’s population lives in areas at risk of malaria. Hardly surprising ...

by Gary Finnegan