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health

Night-time loo trips… Is there a solution?

Do you ever wake up at night with an urge to go to the loo? If you are no-longer young, this can be a frequent problem, it will disturb your sleep, and can lead to stress, tiredness and irritability during… Continue reading →

Live Commentary for Thursday 30 March 2017

This is the Live Commentary for Thursday March the 30th, 2017. Today is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 276 days left till the end of the year. Today’s Live Commentary includes: today in… Continue reading →

Norouz Goodies

As we eat a lot in Norouz I think it’s the best time to write about one of these goodies. Ajil or nuts mixture is my favorite part of Norouz ceremony and is mostly consist of almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios, cashews,… Continue reading →

Live Commentary for Wednesday 22 March 2017

This is the Live Commentary for Wednesday March the 22nd, 2017. Today is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 284 days left till the end of the year. Today in history… On this day… Continue reading →

Five-a-day? Nope, it’s ten-a-day now!

Back in the good old days, they told us that we should have our teeth checked by a dentist once a year, soon it became twice a year, and I remember my students at the Faculty of Dental Surgery telling… Continue reading →

This week’s English Meetups in Lille

Two meetups this week: English Conversation over a drink For the intermediate to advanced level (B2, C1) Today (Thursday) from 6:30 to 8:00 pm We’ll be meeting in a café… Lille Health Meetup Friday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm Presentations and… Continue reading →

Ending AIDS by 2030?

The UN has set a target of 2030 for “the end of Aids”, but according to a report on the Guardian, experts think the 2030 target is unrealistic. They say the fight against AIDS in Africa is becoming less successful,… Continue reading →

How can people be put under anaesthesia for emergency surgery without fasting?

I have a question: We are all told about the importance of fasting before general anaesthesia to prevent the risk of aspiration which may cause death. If that is true, then how can people be put under anaesthesia for emergency… Continue reading →

Show me your arm and I’ll predict your risk of (skin) cancer

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops from abnormal moles, so the risk of being diagnosed with a melanoma is linked to the number of moles a patient has…

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