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Category Archives: Sam Lawrence
The appendix gets a lot of bad press. We often think of it as one of the most pointless parts of our body that lacks any real purpose or function. But this may actually be far from the truth, with … Continue reading
Pioneering research has found that one of the best ways to beat jet lag may be by wearing more layers, sitting by a fire and having plenty of cups of tea. Scientists have found that our biological clocks are driven … Continue reading
Mortui Prosumus Vitae ‘Even in death do we serve life’ After one of my many trips past our University’s dissecting room, I couldn’t help but think of all the bodies which lay inside; waiting to meet their fate at the … Continue reading
When a patient known as Mr. Wright was diagnosed with terminal lymphoma (cancer of the lymphatic system), the doctors battling to prolong his life were ultimately left with no option but to try a new ‘controversial’ anti-cancer drug – Krebiozen. … Continue reading
Everyone loves summer with its long days, blazing sun and ice-cold drinks – all too often accompanied with the head-splitting pains associated with so-called ‘brain freeze’. The culprits range from ice-creams and milkshakes to chilled drinks, all having the same … Continue reading
Intestinal parasites infect more than a billion people world-wide, of which approximately 10% become ill. Although the thought of parasitic worms may be enough to turn people’s stomachs and put them off their food, for some sufferers of severe auto-immune … Continue reading
With the Olympics being held in London later this year, and the controversial abolishment of lifetime banning for athletes caught using illegal performance enhancing drugs, there has never been a better time to try and cheat your way to the … Continue reading