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  • Sleep Chemistry and What Makes Us Sleep

    Sleep Chemistry and What Makes Us Sleep

    18 March, 2019

    Sleep Chemistry and what makes us sleep has always fascinated me. Here we discuss the role of melatonin and adenosine.

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  • Osteoarthritis; Could We Redesign the Knee Joint to Make It Better?

    Osteoarthritis; Could We Redesign the Knee Joint to Make It Better?

    7 March, 2019

    Our Knee and Hips Joints are a common focus for osteoarthritis. However there are other evolutionary strategies in nature that are better than ours!

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  • Alzheimer’s Disease and New Research Initiatives

    Alzheimer’s Disease and New Research Initiatives

    24 February, 2019

    Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia; Present estimates suggest that there are about 850,000 cases in the UK, although with the current population age profile, this will rise to two million by 2051.

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  • Flu; Why is it Seasonal?

    Flu; Why is it Seasonal?

    14 February, 2019

    As we speak there has been at least three main mechanisms of action fir the transmission of flu in winter

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  • Flu Vaccine; Why is it important?

    Flu Vaccine; Why is it important?

    7 February, 2019

    Most flu vaccines are trivalent (or contain three viruses e.g. two Type A and a Type B) or quadrivalent (contain four viruses and usually two of each type).

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  • Antibiotic Resistance and the Challenges that lie Ahead

    Antibiotic Resistance and the Challenges that lie Ahead

    29 January, 2019

    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development estimate that antibiotic resistance could cause 2.4m deaths in the EU, US and Australia by 2050

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  • The Controversy of Corticosteroids Injections for the Treatment of Joint Pain

    The Controversy of Corticosteroids Injections for the Treatment of Joint Pain

    14 January, 2019

    The actual evidence for the use of Corticosteroids for arthritic pain is controversial and new evidence suggests they may even acclerate joint destruction

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  • Red Wine can Reduce risk of  Heart Disease?

    Red Wine can Reduce risk of Heart Disease?

    27 December, 2018

    Those who drink moderate amounts of alcohol, including red wine, seem to have a lower risk of heart disease.

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