Monthly Archives: November 2012

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Patient Power

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How many times have you gone to the doctor knowing in the back of your mind what you wanted to say but have had a blank moment once you are there, or ramble on and miss the point, or worse still the doctor misunderstands and you leave feeling frustrated and wanting to go back in […]

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Interview Help

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Are you looking for a job or to change your career, but are dreading writing a CV or attending an interview? First impressions are important and that first point of contact, on the phone, email, in person or by post count for everything, because if that first sighting does not stand out then that is […]

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What is your happy food?

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It’s no secret that some food makes us feel happier than others, after all if food didn’t tick some boxes there would be no need for the term comfort food. Food a necessary comodity has evolved in a society that has more money into more choice. The latest invention, happy crisps containing St. John’s wort, […]

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Alzheimers

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Can Alzheimers affect everyone, well yes the potential is there, however there is a huge amount of research in to Alzheimers as a disease and the mutation of genes. Research carried out at the College University London, identified TREM2 as a gene that signalled onset of Alzheimers using brain tissue from deceased sufferers and by […]

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Financial World

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The UK is in a triple dip recession, World economy is slow, the Eurozone is in recession, UK businesses are suffering in the current climate, so how do small businesses fare when the larger retailers are feeling the pinch. Less food is being bought and again the pre-Christmas shopping is limited. If you run a […]

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All in the mind

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Pain, is it all in the mind or all in the body? Many quote it is all in the mind, or mind over matter cures pain, this is particularly used when speaking to someone who is suffering from depression. However, a study by the University of Oxford ahs found it is a combination of the […]

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Cancer Research

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There are two mammals which never develop cancer, the blind mole rat and the naked mole rat. Scientists have been working to find out what it is that makes these resistant to the development of tumours. A gene, identified as P16 stops the mass production of damaged cells, so as the precancerous cells start to […]

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How Happy Are You

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How did you feel when you went to bed last night? Exhausted and fell straight to sleep, restless, or did you feel tired but took a while for sleep to take you. We all have different sleep patterns, yet sleep is a necessary comodity, without it we cannot function. More sleep problems arise at this […]

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Appetite in Adults

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A new study has for the first time unveiled a difference between the sexes in terms of appetite, and it is directly linked to our sleep patterns. A short sleep time of 4 hours showed a rise in ghrelin levels increased in men but not in women, and reduced GLP-1 levels in women but not […]

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