Medical Education

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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Jun
19

How Do We Speak?

It’s no news that the human body is a tremendously complex machine and we are still finding out lots about how it works and what processes our body goes through without us even having to think about it. Speech is one of the most complex things we do. In order to make ourselves understood, our […]

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Jun
19

Is There More To Discover About Anatomy?

Modern understanding of the structure of the human body really started with Leonardo Da Vinci. Although better known for his painting, Da Vinci was most interested in how the human body functioned and is thought to have dissected dozens of bodies to deepen his understanding of muscles, bones and tissue. He created over 700 anatomical […]

By Joanna | Anatomy . Medical Education
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Jun
01

Is Vaping Harming the ‘Quit Smoking’ Message?

E-cigarettes and other “vaping” devices have really taken off in the last decade. However, these devices have a history dating back to the 1960s, when an American inventor patented a smokeless nicotine delivery system. This version of the e-cigarette never reached consumers and it wasn’t until 2006 that electronic cigarettes were launched in the European […]

By Joanna | Medical Education . Wellness
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Mar
17

Infant Acupuncture

The ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture has been back in the news recently after a report that excessive crying in babies can be effectively treated by a course of acupuncture. A study of babies suffering from colic was carried out by a team at Lunds University in Sweden and found that babies who were treated […]

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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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Visit 3B Scientific at Arab Health

3B Scientific is delighted to be a key exhibitor at the Arab Health Exhibition & Medical Congress, to be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre between 30th January and 2nd February 2017. Visit us on stands Z3 and C51 and find out how our cutting-edge simulators can help you train all your medical […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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Jan
16

Cardiac Arrest vs Heart Attack – What’s the Difference?

What answer would you give if you were asked “What’s the difference between a Cardiac Arrest and a Heart Attack?”  How well do you know your own heart?

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