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  • Photo of The Gennaris Bionic Vision System and How it May Restore Eyesight

    The Gennaris Bionic Vision System and How it May Restore Eyesight

    Unfortunately, those that have lost their vision fear that they will never regain their sight. But the advancement in technology means that this is not true. For some conditions, it may be possible to reverse the damage to the eye and for some eyesight to be restored. For example, researchers in Melbourne, Australia have created the Gennaris bionic vision system.…

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  • Photo of Your lifestyle and vitamin intake – are they a good match?

    Your lifestyle and vitamin intake – are they a good match?

    Many of us receive lots of messages these days about our health.  Whether that’s government advice, product advertisements, or peer information – it can be difficult to switch off from what we should be doing to stay heathy.  And that includes our vitamin intake, and whether we are getting the right amounts for our personal lifestyles. In general, the term…

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  • Photo of Digital therapeutic app can transform the lives of breast cancer patients

    Digital therapeutic app can transform the lives of breast cancer patients

    –        75% of breast cancer patients experience cognitive decline, aka ‘Chemo brain’ –        NHS-approved digital therapeutic app reduces the impact of “breast cancer and its treatment” on cognitive failure  New research[i] has revealed how a digital therapeutic app (MyCognition PRO – www.mycognition.com) is transforming the lives of women recovering from breast cancer.  The trauma of a breast cancer diagnosis and the treatment that…

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  • Photo of The science behind prenatal DNA testing

    The science behind prenatal DNA testing

    By Casey Randall, Head of Human Relationship DNA Testing at AlphaBiolabs The technique of DNA profiling was developed in 1984 by British geneticist Sir Alec Jeffreys, and was first used to successfully solve a crime in 1988. DNA profiling involves analysing the lengths of variable sections of repetitive DNA, such as short tandem repeat (STR) markers. These STR markers are highly variable in length between…

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  • Photo of Highest Percentage of Coronavirus out of largest 25 countries is now U.S and not Italy

    Highest Percentage of Coronavirus out of largest 25 countries is now U.S and not Italy

    New models of COVID-19 case data indicate the U.S. has a sharp continual increase of cases overall compared to other countries with similar population density. Of the 25 countries studied, the U.S. leads each country, bringing the U.S. to the forefront of this pandemic since its first confirmed case in January. While the U.S. accounts for only 4% of the…

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  • Photo of 6 Reasons Why Should You Vape Kratom

    6 Reasons Why Should You Vape Kratom

    Over the years, different methods of ingesting Kratom have come up for the sake of effectiveness, fast results, and convenience. This range varies from Kratom tea, Kratom capsules, and Toss n Wash. Southeast Asians, back in the days, used to chew leaves, but in the modern age, that’s not the case. The most recent addition to ingesting Kratom is by…

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  • Photo of Medicinal plants to grow in your allotment

    Medicinal plants to grow in your allotment

    There are certain plants that can be grown that also offer health benefits — and this can all be achieved in your allotment. From chewing leaves of the feverfew plant to ease a migraine, to adding lemon balm to your tea to relieve anxiety — here are five medicinal plants you can start growing right away. We’ve teamed up with…

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  • Photo of How to steer clear of the dreaded common cold

    How to steer clear of the dreaded common cold

    It’s that time of year again where offices are full of gruffly coughs, runny noses and in general ill people.  While the transition into winter might be characterised mostly by the building festive buzz, it’s hard to get excited for those chilly mornings when you can only breathe out of one nostril and your voice has gotten gradually croakier throughout…

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  • Photo of 10 Drug Rehab Essentials – Your Guide to Effective Addiction Treatment and Recovery

    10 Drug Rehab Essentials – Your Guide to Effective Addiction Treatment and Recovery

    If you’re affected by drug addiction, it can be a very frightening and isolating experience. Statistically, however, substance use disorders affect many millions of people worldwide – including addiction to opioids, cannabis, cocaine and amphetamines, as well as the most prevalent addiction to alcohol. According to the World Health Organisation, an estimated 27 million people suffered from opioid use disorders…

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  • Photo of Why is calcium so important to our health?

    Why is calcium so important to our health?

    Its function in the body is important for maintaining bone density and directly affecting our overall body. Calcium is one important among all the minerals for the health of humans and the controlling element of bones and teeth. Its function in the body is essential for maintaining good bone density and directly affecting our general well-being, as it affects blood…

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