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A Placebo … For the Public?!?

In a recent event run by the University of Exeter's Debating Society (DebSoc), I had the pleasure of arguing the proposition side for the...
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Could A Pill a Day Keep the Jogging at Bay?

The benefits of exercise are manifold, something we all know to be a fact. Exercise reduces the risk of major illnesses, including cancer, heart...
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CRISPR, Genetic Manipulation!

GENOMIC manipulation, whether due to its connotations of ‘futuristic mad scientist’ or what appears as sheer complexity of patterns of heredity, is consistently associated...

Fake News

We’ve all seen classic knock off products, perhaps you’ve been tempted to buy them? You wouldn’t be alone. 40% of people in a UK...

AIDs changed the world. Now the world of AIDs is changing.

The now-infamous AIDS epidemic was first reported in June 1981. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported an astonishing 774,467 cases of AIDS within the...
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Resistance Is Futile!!!

You hear stories about it in the news weekly, but just what is antibiotic resistance, and is the future of antibiotic era of healthcare...

Give their Hearts a hug: a new heart treatment

Researchers at Harvard University have developed a novel treatment for heart failure. The new treatment is a robotic silicone sleeve that mimics heart function....

Memento mori: Escaping death

'I have always been terrified of death, and no philosopher or holy man has been able to convince me otherwise.' Such are the words...

A latte for your heart?

Earlier this month, Nature Medicine published a study on inflammasome gene modules which found tenuous but suggestive evidence that coffee could be good for...

Medical students launch new research journal

Students from the University of Exeter Medical School have launched a new health research journal alongside peers from Bristol, Cardiff and Plymouth. The ‘INSPIRE Student...