News Medical is an online, open-access medical information provider for healthcare professionals, medical researchers and engaged consumers. News Medical is owned and operated by AZoM.com Limited trading as AZoNetwork, a specialist online publisher of science and engineering websites based in the UK and Australia. Like all AZoNetwork websites, News Medical is produced by a team of specialist scientific and medical news editors. Please visit the Meet the Team page to find out more. With visitors from over 200 countries, News Medical is now regarded as one of the leading global online medical news and health information distributors.