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Teenage mental health in decline

Adolescence is the prime time for mental health disorders to emerge, with half of all mental problems beginning in early teenage years. Researchers from Liverpool and London have uncovered a decrease in the mental wellbeing of UK teenagers; a finding that is mirrored in teenagers across the globe. Data was collected from two large groups…

Science

The student guinea pig

We all understand the stress of thousands of pounds of student debt looming over us (sorry to remind you of that), but just how far would you go to pay off the money you owe? Some students are going to extents that may be considered extreme. In order to be paid sums of up to…

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Skincare and travelling

Our skin is a very delicate protection layer of our body and requires a lot of tender loving care to keep it hydrated and happy. In the midst of the excitement of travelling, skincare is one aspect of our lives that we tend to neglect, alongside our health. With the change in climates, being exposed…

Features

Millennial Burnout

The idea of ‘Millennial Burnout’ was popularized by the viral Buzzfeed article titled: How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation, by Anne Helen Petersen, which was published in January 2019. I remember reading the article at the time, and finding it extremely interesting, but not really something that I could relate to, as it focuses on…

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Tooth causes two year long blocked nose

The cause of a 59 year old man’s unexplained two year long blocked nose has been discovered. Following a childhood facial injury, a tooth had grown into the nasal cavity. After presenting to doctors at University Hospital Aarhus in Denmark complaining of the blocked nose and nasal discharge, the hospital were shocked to find the…

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UEA leads the way in latest cancer research

Whilst many believe aging is a risk factor for cancer, pioneering research carried out at UEA has shown the opposite to be true. Leukemia is a cancer which starts in blood-forming tissue such as bone marrow. It causes an overproduction of abnormal white blood cells which are vital in protecting the body against infection. New research…

Science

Hyposexuality and asexuality: what’s the difference?

In the words of Salt ‘n’ Pepa, ‘Let’s talk about sex, baby’. But what if sex was the last thing on your mind and even the thought of it made you uneasy? In today’s society, people are very open to conversations about sex, especially the younger generations who often share with friends details of their…

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The rise of antibiotic-resistant STIs

Gonorrhea is a sexually-transmitted disease which causes inflammatory discharge from the genitalia. Super-gonorrhea is a variant of the disease which is highly difficult to treat because it is resistant to the antibiotics that are commonly used to treat the infection. Recently, the first case of super-gonorrhea has been reported in the UK. The case has…

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Let’s get medical; orgasms

Perhaps, if like me, you’ve googled the science behind orgasms before and have been baffled by the complexity of it all, you’re in the right place to get a quick guide into the biology of an orgasm.     We’ll start with the male orgasm – an arguably simpler and more straightforward affair. We all think…

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