Issy Murray explores new research which indicates having your in-laws over during the Christmas period can negatively affect your mental health.
As humanity trying to reach the so-called ‘Elixir of life’ through science, Vincent Plant discusses his thoughts on immortality.
Science Editor, Elinor Jones, discusses the hidden long-term effects of playing rugby, and the methods that are being implemented in the modern game to reduce them.
Don’t miss National Pathology Week school visits, laboratory tours and stalls on campus at Exeter from 4th to 8th November.
In Arts and Lit’s collaboration with Science, Print Science Editor, Elinor Jones, discusses the use of art galleries in psychiatric support.
Experiencing periods can be highly compromising to health and well-being, a recent review of the literature has found. The University of Exeter Medical School and Johns Hopkins University collated experiences from over 6,000 women and girls from low- and middle-income countries, identifying that stigma and period poverty hamper areas of life as diverse as education, […]
Jameela Jamil is leading the charge against so called ‘detox’ and ‘skinny’ teas, now she’s petitioning the UK government to ban the celebrity promotion of them on social media. With the backing of real doctors and studies cited it’s hard to argue that multi millionaire celebrities making a few extra dollars is worth the side […]
If you asked the ‘archetypical’ university student what is their favourite type of alcohol, the response would be A LOT (and for a reasonable price, naturally). Yes, it is undeniably true that alcohol plays a big role in many student’s social lives, whether it be that glass of wine at the end of the day, […]
If you haven’t heard, Smear For Smear was a campaign at the end of January this year, aiming to encourage women to go to their smear tests in light of the shocking statistic from charity ‘Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust’ that at least 1/4 of women miss their smear test and at a 21 year low […]
Andrew Wakefield’s paper claiming that the MMR vaccine caused autism has been widely discredited and described as fraudulent. Alongside poor experimental design, small sample size, and manipulated evidence, Wakefield also had multiple conflicts of interests and received payments from lawyers seeking evidence against vaccine manufacturers. Despite the overwhelming proof condemning his claim, the scandal has […]