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Less than half of UEA students meet their offer

Less than half of UEA students achieved the grades needed to secure their place last year, with numbers dropping from 64 percent in 2013/14 to 47 percent in 2018/19. There figures showed a consistent decrease in figures year upon year. One of the most significant drops occurred this year, where the percentage of students meeting…

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UEA researches vital micronutrients

Crucial to insuring the human body continues to function, micronutrients are essential vitamins and minerals that every person around the world needs in a balanced diet. Deficiencies in micronutrients – such as iron, magnesium, and vitamin A – can be life threatening, but having too much of a nutrient can also be detrimental to one’s…

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Many cancers caused by bad luck

Everyone has heard of the risk factors associated with a higher chance of developing cancer – tobacco, alcohol, hair dye, the contraceptive pill, obesity and UV radiation from the sun to name just a few. However, a recent study from Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center has found that nearly two thirds of cancers could be…

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