Our commitment to accuracy
We understand that providing accurate medical information is crucial for our readers to make informed decisions about their health and well-being. That’s why we take great care to ensure that the information we provide is accurate and reliable.
Before writing any article, our team conducts extensive literature searches to gather information and evidence from credible sources. Our fact-checking team then reviews all the sources to ensure that the information is accurate, up-to-date, and evidence-based.
Here are some of the specific steps we take in our editorial process:
- Earning and Maintaining Trust:
- We only publish content that has been reviewed and approved by medical experts in the relevant field
- We make sure to clearly distinguish between factual information and opinion or analysis
- We provide sources and references for all information presented, so readers can fact-check and learn more
- We have a thorough and rigorous process for correcting errors and updating content
- Keeping High Medical Writing Standards:
- Our writers are experienced medical professionals with advanced degrees and/or certifications
- We provide regular training to our writers to improve their writing skills and ensure that the information is presented in a clear and accessible way
- Our editors review all content for grammar, style, and accuracy before publishing
- Ensuring our content is medically reviewed and supervised by physicians and experts in healthcare:
- We have a dedicated team of physicians and healthcare experts who review and approve all content before it is published
- We only work with qualified and experienced medical professionals to ensure the accuracy and credibility of our content
- Prioritizing Accuracy, Non-judgment, Inclusivity, Compassion and Empathy:
- We make sure to use inclusive language and avoid stereotypes or assumptions about any group of people
- We present information in a compassionate and empathetic manner, recognizing that many of our readers may be dealing with difficult medical situations
- We strive to provide a safe and respectful environment for all readers and writers
- Keeping Content Up to Date:
- We regularly review our content and make updates as needed to ensure that the information is current and relevant
- We also monitor emerging developments in medical research and incorporate new findings into our content as they become available
To learn more about our aims please see visit our about page.
Our medical reviewers
Dr Tahir Masud
Dr Masud is a specialist physician who practices in Nottingham, UK. He studied Medicine at Oxford University and St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London. He qualified as a doctor in 1985 and became a specialist hospital consultant physician in 1994. His clinical and research interests are ageing, Geriatric Medicine and Healthcare in Older People, Musculoskeletal disorders including Osteoporosis, Sarcopenia, Malnutrition, Frailty, Protein, Falls, Fractures, Syncope, Polypharmacy and Medical Education. He has published over 180 peer-reviewed research papers and has lectured extensively around the world. He has held prestigious National and International positions including the Presidency of the Geriatric Medicine Section of the European Union of Medical Specialists.
Dr Tahir’s bio can be viewed here