Health

With the sun on your back… April 13, 2014 01:22

With the sun on your back…

If your back hurts, don’t worry, studies show that four out of five people have, or will have at some time in their lives, [...]
 
Parasites: invisible but ever-present April 6, 2014 00:01

Parasites: invisible but ever-present

Enterobius vermicularis – commonly known as the threadworm or pinworm – is a member of the nematode (roundworm) family, and is found in humans. [...]
 
Facts and lies about abortion in Europe March 16, 2014 04:02

Facts and lies about abortion in Europe

 “Women who go through abortion can face infertility, increasing chances of breast cancer or even becoming a child abuser”.    Nuria Riutord Lleonart   [...]
 
 
Childhood: forced labour, poverty, illness and death March 16, 2014 03:53

Childhood: forced labour, poverty, illness and death

For every 1,000 live births, 48 are likely to die before the age of five, 35 in their first year and 21 before they [...]
 
Why don’t we have time to eat well nowadays? February 23, 2014 00:04

Why don’t we have time to eat well nowadays?

We move faster now. Society establishes life standards that lead us towards exhaustion, stress, high performance and away from stability.   Isaura Diez Millán [...]
 
Spanish migrants in the UK: abandoned by their country February 23, 2014 00:01

Spanish migrants in the UK: abandoned by their country

Thousands of young people have upped and left Spain in search of a better future since the start of the economic crisis.  Luck doesn’t [...]
 
 
Anxiety: a basic, yet dangerous, emotion January 26, 2014 19:05

Anxiety: a basic, yet dangerous, emotion

The most common and widespread of human emotions that manifests itself throughout our lives. Anxiety also has many similarities with other emotional reactions, such [...]
 
The  inhumane stigma of mental illness in Africa January 13, 2014 08:57

The inhumane stigma of mental illness in Africa

Across Africa men and women are forgotten, abandoned in places few people will even talk about.  There, they suffer the systematic destruction of their [...]
 
Santo Domingo: women, AIDs, shame and suffering January 13, 2014 05:06

Santo Domingo: women, AIDs, shame and suffering

The Dominican Kiara Mariano, born with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), discovered her illness when she was 20 years old, and since then, life [...]
 
 
Bulimia…the silent killer November 17, 2013 01:00

Bulimia…the silent killer

  Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder characterised by uncontrolled eating binges, with compensatory behaviour such as inducing vomiting, taking laxatives and diuretics, and [...]
 
Brian Fisher: “In one year GPs will be a complicated disaster November 4, 2013 14:38

Brian Fisher: “In one year GPs will be a complicated disaster

    The agreements of the National Health Service (NHS) have been completely rewritten. As such, it is a great private experiment and we do [...]
 
The slow and silent fall of the retina October 27, 2013 00:02

The slow and silent fall of the retina

   It is known as the most internal and important layer of the three that form the eyeball wall, tasked with transmitting visual messages [...]
 
 
The aftermath of Fukushima October 13, 2013 22:32

The aftermath of Fukushima

Presentation of “A2 -B –C”, a film about the effects on the population  after the nuclear plant explosion  resulting from the March 2011 tsunami. [...]
 
An eye with Retinoblastoma October 13, 2013 11:05

An eye with Retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma is a childhood malignant tumour which begins in the cells of the eyes’ retina (and this ishow it gets its name). The disease [...]
 
Kinetosis: the bane of  travellers September 29, 2013 01:26

Kinetosis: the bane of travellers

  Whilst for some a journey by car, train or plane may represent a very pleasurable activity, for others, especially some children, it turns [...]
 
 
 

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