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Cancer diagnosis breakthrough

Mar 02, 2020

Cancer diagnosis breakthrough

Mutations in cells can help to diagnose cancer years, or even decades, before symptoms appear, according to a new study published in Nature magazine. Looking…

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Simon Moyes Orthopaedic Surgeon

Feb 19, 2020

Visit to the Reddington Hospital group in Lagos

Myself, Phil Luce and Fadil, the head of international marketing, visited Lagos and Abuja a couple of weeks ago to look at partnering up with…

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How Foreign Languages Can Protect Brain Function Decline

Feb 19, 2020

Foreign languages protect your brain

Research carried out by a team at the University of Reading tested the idea that there’s an advantage for bilinguals when it comes to neurodegenerative…

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Spice up your life

Jan 29, 2020

Spice up your life

A recent study showed that eating chilli pepper regularly can lower your risk of dying from chronic illnesses by as much as 23%. Researchers at…

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Global warning

Jan 29, 2020

Global warning

A World Health Organisation report in November 2019 claimed 80% of the world’s children are not active enough. This is based on data from 1.6…

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Cold and pain

Jan 29, 2020

Cold and pain

If you suffer from chronic pain, anecdotal evidence shows that you’re more likely to suffer pain from conditions such as osteoarthritis when the temperature drops….

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To ice or not to ice?

Nov 29, 2019

To ice or not to ice?

Doctors and physios have been insisting that reducing inflammation aids recovery from injured soft tissue since the 1970s. The acronym RICE: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation…

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Painkillers for depression

Nov 29, 2019

Painkillers for depression

Two studies in the last year have concluded that over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen and aspirin could have a surprising side-effect of reducing depression. Last…

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How dampness affects pain

Nov 27, 2019

Dampness affects pain

People often claim that the pain of arthritis gets worse when it’s cold and damp. New research from the University of Manchester (published in NPJ…

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Oct 28, 2019

Quantum Computer

Google has developed a prototype computer that can perform a task in 200 seconds that would take the world’s fastest supercomputer 10,000 years to complete….

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