Author archive for RIDT

  • The Power of ‘Sahhtek’ – a national survey on diabetes

    With the third-ever national diabetes survey now underway, the Head of the Department of Public Health at the University of…

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  • The Real Telekinesis

    What would have once seemed like an object straight out of a sci-fi film, is now a device that could…

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  • Culture-Supported Research

    17 years after it was first held, Teatru Unplugged has become a highly-anticipated fixture on the local social calendar. Here,…

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  • The Humanity Behind Smart Animal Breeding

    Through the compilation of biological data, scientists and farmers are working together to ensure the health of cattle and pigs,…

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  • Facing Abreast

    The fight against breast cancer doesn’t begin and end in October; it lasts 365 days a year. Here, Gertrude Abela,…

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  • No Kidding With the Kidneys

    Although the kidneys are vital organs, we often overlook their crucial role in our overall health. Here, Dr Valerie Said…

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  • The Quest to Quantify Diabetes

    What is the link between the Maltese lifestyle and diabetes type 2? And how will figuring this out help health…

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  • On The Path to Curing ALS

    In recent months and weeks, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has been sprawled all over newspapers and newsfeeds. Its symptoms are…

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  • Life with ALS: The Stark Reality

    Founder of the ALS Malta Foundation, Bjorn Formosa, gives us unique insight into what it really feels like to live…

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  • How a Bucket Changed the World

    This time last year, ALS was one of the hottest topics in the world thanks to the now-infamous Ice Bucket…

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