Category Archive: Treatment

Milgram’s trials stand the test of time

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By Marie Rogers It has been just over 50 years since Stanley Milgram’s famous and iconic series of experiments on human obedience took place. The experiments were conducted during the trials of Nazis… Continue reading

A brantastic way to tackle obesity

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By Lauren Hoskin It comes as no surprise that bulky fibre in the diet makes us feel full. Yet scientists have recently discovered a chemical, released by fibre-guzzling bacteria in the gut, that… Continue reading

Fifty shades before grey

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By Anna Tiley A recent conversation with a friend somehow turned to the topic of human hair colour. What determines hair colour? And why does it change with age?

Keeping both eyes on the ball

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By Marie Rogers Poor vision is a problem that affects many of us, and it often gets worse with age. But what if there was a way of improving the vision of even… Continue reading

The Acidic Elixir of Life

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By Anna Tiley A few weeks ago, two papers were published in the journal Nature by a young female researcher in Japan, and they have been causing quite a stir. The researcher, Dr… Continue reading

Biting back malaria

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By Lauren Hoskin Results released on the 8th of October revealed that scientists are making promising progress in the development of an effective malaria vaccine, RTS,S. The vaccine could potentially save millions of… Continue reading

Having a tough day? Smile, you’ll feel better

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By Marie Rogers When you think about your conscious self, the “I” that controls the decisions that you make, where do you think of it residing? Most peoples’ intuitive feeling about the mind… Continue reading

The changing flora of obesity

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By Lauren Hoskin It has long been known that human bodies do not exist as a single organism. In fact, we go to bed each night with 100 trillion microbes tucked up cosily… Continue reading

The Fast Track to Longevity

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By Lauren Hoskin It’s 1pm and my parents are sitting down for their lunchtime mug of vegetable stock, approximately 12 calories. Having being on the fasting diet for over a year, my mum… Continue reading

UV got sun cream on, right?

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By Lauren Hoskin With an ever-increasing number of pasty Brits working 360 days in the office, only to fly out for five days of sun in the Costa del Sol, it is no… Continue reading