About Oak Haralds

Oak graduated from Keele University in 2012 with a honors degree in Biomedical Science. She is currently studying at the University of Warwick, undertaking a MSc in Science, Media and Public Policy a sympathetic passion that has spurred her to pursue the perfection of science literary art. As a reader she enjoys the myriad of ethical dialog that surrounds medical law and public policy and has a clear understanding of the wearisome task that is providing a fair government funded health system.

The Essential Artifacts?

“Pure science and practical applications push each other” [1]. With the demise of NASA, our attention is drawn to the everyday commodities and understanding gained in receipt of space entrepreneurship; invisible braces, scratch-resistant lenses, temper foam, portable cordless vacuums, freeze drying, water purification, solar energy, and remotely controlled ovens[2]. As … Continue reading

ACL Reconstructive Surgery – Knee Destructive?

Damage of the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee is one of the most common serious injuries in young athletes and, reflecting individual activity, is habitually treated surgically.  ACL reconstruction, the gold standard, requires the harvesting of a hamstring or patella tendon graft, which is used as scaffold for new … Continue reading

Right Mind; Appropriate Perception

Episodic or lifelong knee pain is increasingly familiar to a greater number of people. Amongst young adults, the most common pain is of the lower fraction, just below the patella (knee cap), and towards the inner side of the knee. Clinically this is referred to as Prepatellar Bursitis, common diagnoses … Continue reading