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Dr Stephen Hargarten discusses broadening the curriculum of medical education at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
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How the right technology can be key to solving physician burnout

More than half of neurointerventionalists, neurosurgeons, neurologists and radiologists are currently experiencing burnout as a result of provider shortages, covering multiple hospitals simultaneously, and increasing demand for emergency stroke care, and this is only expected to get worse.
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Healing benefits of honey offers alternative to antimicrobial drugs

According to researchers, the healing benefits of honey are so promising that the sweet substance may replace antimicrobial drugs.
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Tuberculosis drug regimens and their efficacies

Andrew Nunn, Professor of Epidemiology in the Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, analyses different tuberculosis drug development regimens.
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The ‘night owl’ sleep cycle is more likely to induce type 2 diabetes

Depending on your sleep cycle, whether you’re an early bird or a night owl can make a huge difference in your physical health.
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Consuming cranberries could improve memory and prevent dementia

Including cranberries in your diet has a whole host of benefits - it can improve memory and brain function, lower ‘bad’ cholesterol and prevent dementia.
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Alcohol exposure: How many drinks are too many?

Alcohol exposure has been known to frequently develop addiction in our brains, but how many alcoholic drinks does this take and why?
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Does eating earlier in the day aid weight loss?

“Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dine like a pauper” - is there any scientific evidence behind eating the bulk of daily calories early in the day to promote weight loss?
Anxious, depressed woman lying on sofa 'doomscrolling' on mobile phone

What is doomscrolling and why is it bad for us?

Doomscrolling can become a compulsive habit and affects our mental and physical health, here's why it's bad for us.
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Vaccines can reduce COVID-19 effects by up to 80%

Long-term COVID-19 effects have been decreased from anywhere between 50 and 80% for those who have been vaccinated when compared to unvaccinated people.
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Tickborne diseases: A growing health problem in the U.S.

Chief of the Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, walks us through a growing health problem in the United States, tickborne diseases.
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Cannabis legalisation will cost big pharma billions

Cannabis legislation is threatening to reduce pharmaceutical stock value by billions of dollars as more people are predicted to opt for weed over opioids.
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Could reducing screen time slow down the aging process?

Excessive screen time is linked to obesity, psychological problems and even acceleration of aging - could reducing blue light really slow down the aging process?
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Preventable asbestos cancer – mesothelioma

Asbestos in over 300,000 public sector buildings continues to put lives at risk. Recommendations to the government for its removal over the next 40 years have been ignored, says Liz Darlison of Mesothelioma UK and Helen Childs, Partner at RWK Goodman.
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What hidden carcinogenic chemicals are pregnant women exposed to?

Common ingredients used in dyes, pigments and plastics can contain carcinogenic chemicals which could potentially harm child development if used by pregnant women.
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Just two doses of psilocybin can help alcohol addiction

Just two doses of psilocybin, a compound found in magic mushrooms, combined with psychotherapy can help those suffering from alcohol addiction.
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What happens when you legalise cannabis?

Countries all over the world are debating whether to legalise cannabis; but what really happens when the recreational drug is made legal?
Modern urban wastewater and sewage treatment plant with aeration tanks, industrial water recycling and purification.

What is reclaimed water and why is it dangerous?

Health risks are associated with reclaimed water that is used for road cleaning, greenfield irrigation and landscape fountains.
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Improve multiple sclerosis treatment in the UK

Phillip Anderson, Head of Policy at the MS Society UK, describes the need to improve multiple sclerosis treatment, care & support, including access to disease modifying therapies.
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Gay and bisexual men at highest risk of monkeypox

Gay and bisexual men at highest risk of contracting monkeypox which is spread via sexual intercourse and skin-to-skin contact.

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