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Jun
05

Why Does Airplane Food Taste So Bad?

Did you know that there are 50-100 taste receptor cells in each of our 10,000 taste buds?  Each receptor has a tiny hair that supplies chemical feedback from the food that you eat.  Each receptor hair can send messages to your brain to alert you to the specific taste of your food.  These are your […]

By Joanna | Health . Medical Education
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Dec
18

Balancing Your Health With Traditional Chinese Medicine

In Traditional Chinese Medicine the abdominal area, especially the stomach and the spleen, are seen as the ‘kitchen’ of the body, where food is broken down into nutrients for the rest of the body to use. Maintaining these two organs in balance is extremely important as an imbalance can affect all other parts of the […]

By 3B Scientific | Acupuncture . Health
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Sep
29

World Heart Day – Learn About The Heart Of Your Health!

Did you know that 17.5 million people die every year from cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke? Cardiovascular disease is the world’s number one killer today.  That means that a third of all deaths on our planet are attributed to CVD! World Heart Day helps us to take stock of what we know and […]

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May
01

Baby Day 2018: First Aid for Babies and Toddlers

Baby Day is the one day on the calendar when parents around the world can celebrate all of the great things about having a newborn baby in the family. It’s also an opportunity to start thinking about other issues affecting families with young children, with an emphasis on what we can all do to make […]

By 3B Scientific | Medical Simulation
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Oct
12

First Aid – What Should Be Left to the Professionals?

If you’re not medically trained, would you know what to do in an emergency first aid situation? What about if you’re first on the scene of a car accident, or when someone has a heart attack and needs urgent medical intervention to save their life? One of the main barriers to giving prompt attention to […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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Jun
20

Anorexia Isn’t Always About Teenage Girls

Adult Onset Anorexia Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are conditions which instantly bring to mind the stereotype of a teenager, usually a girl, who is struggling with multiple issues. We all know that eating disorders, and especially anorexia, have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, and there are an estimated 30 […]

By Joanna | Health . Medical Education
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Feb
21

How well do you know your brain?

As you’re sat reading this, over a billion brain cells are ready to act on your every need and whim.  The average human brain weighs about 3 pounds, which is more than the weight of all of your skin put together.  Brains are made up of around 75% water and contain over 100,000 miles of […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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Sep
14

How Will Humans Evolve During the Anthropocene?

Have you heard of the Anthropocene? It’s a relatively new term, but one which is rapidly becoming commonplace in scientific and geology arenas. Until recently, geologists had labelled that the current geological era, which we are currently in, as the Holocene (the period since the last Ice Age). But there are increasing calls for a new name to […]

By Joanna | Education
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