Monkeypox – a short guide

First we had to deal with the coronavirus pandemic and now we hear about more new cases of monkeypox in the UK. Although the transmission risks are low, Public Health England agencies are becoming more alarmed as cases rise Monkeypox can be caught from infected rodents such as rats, mice and squirrels in parts of […]

Bermuda Triangle – fact or legend?

The Bermuda Triangle is the biggest myth of all time. Also known as the Devil’s Triangle, the Bermuda Triangle is an area in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean where many aircraft and ships disappeared under mysterious circumstances.  The earliest suggestions of a disappearance in the area was reported on 17 September, 1950, […]

Microplastics have made headlines

Microplastics have made headlines. And it’s sent the medical field into a frenzy. Their existence has been known for quite some time now but it’s only recently that scientists have pinpointed the presence of microplastics in the blood. The health implications of this new ground-breaking discovery is still a mystery and it may be before […]

The colonisation of Mars: all about the 2029 SpaceX mission

Space. Aliens. Colonisation. We still have very little knowledge about space; who knows what’s out there around this small planet of ours. But we are aware about how we live in this solar system with around 8 main planets. And now due to advanced technology such as rovers and satellites, astronomists and technology institutions are […]

War – the use of Chemical Weapons

Introduction Everyone’s been scared of a sudden breakout of war at some point of their lives. And here we are with nations trying their best to prevent the beginning of world war 3. Recently, there has been speculation that Russia can soon use chemical weapons on Ukraine. So what are chemical weapons? Why is there […]

Russian Gas – a path to economic suicide

For the past 2 weeks NATO countries have been imposing a variety of sanctions on Russia, including companies such as iPhone and Mcdonalds restricting or banning sales. As a response to all of these sanctions imposed on Russia, Putin has recently threatened to cut off the gas line running into Germany. This is if they […]

The Nuclear Disaster of Ukraine

Navigate Introduction The Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster of 1986 is the greatest tragedy of nuclear power generation in history. The power plant, located just 10 miles from Chernobyl consisted of 4 reactors: each of which capable of producing 1000 megawatts of electrical energy. Situation and location The Chernobyl nuclear power plant is located 81 […]

Pleasure – how do you feel it….

The Reward Pathway: Why do you get addicted to things? How do addictions even occur? The answer to the first question is fairly straightforward: the reward pathway. How, on the other hand, well that describes a whole process that happens in your brain and we’re talking about a series of events that lasts milliseconds long…but […]

Drug addict? Here are 10 things you can do to help.

We have already discussed recreational drugs and the mechanism for addiction in a previous blog already. To see that blog click here. However, in this blog we will go through 10 steps you can take to help curb your addiction, whatever it is. It’s important to remember every person is unique and what may work […]

The Doomsday Clock: Hanging from the Apocalypse

Doomsday clock… scientists created this clock as a symbol. And as a warning. It signifies the likelihood of a man-made global catastrophe. Created in 1947 and maintained ever since by the ‘bulletin of the atomic scientists’ the clock is more than just a symbol for global catrophere that is yet to come. It’s a metaphor. […]

Fear of needles- trypanophobia

Needles- one of the main ways through which most treatments and means of prevention are delivered through. Are you scared of needles? Would you rather skip a treatment to escape getting injected? Don’t worry – this worry exists in many patients. In fact, around 25% of adults in the US fear needles. Whilst this type

Want general advice about what to do if your scared of needles? Read our blog below.

COVID-19 Vaccines – everything you need to know

Vaccines were always a controversy. The discovery of the vaccine was highly criticised by society, and even 300 years later there is still a fiery debate with different members of society on opposite sides, leading to significant impact in the department of public health. It is actually a fact that 23% of Americans eligible for […]

Oxygen Transport: the Regulation of our Bodily Fluids

Oxygen is the final electron acceptor in the body. It binds with the electrons at the end of the electron transport chain in respiration. Therefore the transport of oxygen across the body is a crucial procedure as oxygen must be able to travel to all the respiring cells in the body to collect the electrons […]

The life of a cell: cell cycle

Our cells are the building blocks of our bodies. They operate and function, provide the structure for our bodies, take in nutrients and do their specifed roles for our body, but they aren’t immortal. These cells must continually be replicated and be able to divide, to ensure our body can fully operate. That’s why cell […]

DNA Replication: Creating your Genome

DNA is the genetic material, the code for life. Think of it as the instruction manual of our cells. It essentially holds all the information our cells need to function properly so it’s existence is pretty important. That is why such intricate procedures must take place in replicating said DNA. Any harm or damage or […]

The Mechanism of Cells

The journey into the human body is one of many surprises. The deeper we delve, the more intricate and complex the mechanisms start to look. It’s easy to get lost in these intricate details: either through being in awe of their beautiful perfection, or their complexity. In this blog we will look at the fundamentals […]

The upcoming evolution of humanity

Climate change. It’s a phrase we hear often in today’s society and rightly so.Climate change affects the whole environment – yes, I am talking on a really large scale. When we hear the word climate change most people just think about ice-bergs falling and increasing water levels. But that’s not it. Because of climate change, […]

Prevent Global Warming: The Stop to a Destroyed Planet

We have already caused major climate changes to occur, and we have set in place more changes which will still occur in the future. These changes we have already caused are unfortunately irreversible. However, if we stopped, or even decreased emitting greenhouse gases today, the acceleration in temperature rise will slow down to a rate […]

Climate Change -a Hidden Disaster of our World

Climate change. It’s a term repeatedly used in this day and age with the general consensus being it’s an issue that we must face together. However it’s understood by many that not enough is being done to prevent and stop it from happening. It has gotten to a point were if we don’t act now […]

Natural Medicine of Cardiology

The cardiovascular system is made up of blood (carrying oxygen, nutrients, wastes and other substances to and from all parts of the body), blood vessels (arteries and veins), and the heart organ, which pumps blood into the vessels at the rate of billions of beats in an average lifetime.  It’s amazing how perfect this cardiovascular […]

The magic of herbs: soothing mental health

Introduction Stress, depression and anxiety are mental health disorders that affect a large percentage of the population around the world. These predominant mental disorders have a variety of methods of treatment, including both therapeutic and chemical drugs. However, many people end up using a high dose of antidepressants causing them various side effects, unaware that […]

Herbs: Practising Natural Medicine in the Modern Age

 Herbal remedies are treatments that have been around probably since the beginning of mankind, and have been used by civilisations to cure ailments and reduce the severity of symptoms. After all, they are natural; and natural things are surely the best? Just because we have an advanced pharmaceutical industry that can make all sorts of […]

Aliens: an Ally or Enemy of the Human Race

Some astrophysicists have a contradictory idea that there is a race existing in this universe other than the human kind. Perhaps there is another race just like humankind –  intelligent enough to communicate with us or even destroy us. Who knows. But we haven’t heard from them yet. When will we, if we ever do? […]

The evolution of galaxies: life of stars

Introduction I’m sure many of us have taken moments to look up and just admire the stars dazzling in the clear night’s sky. But did you know these shining stars have actually been rapidly burning for the past 4.6 billion years? That’s right, throughout the scientific existence of mankind, these stars have been there, helping […]

The Steady State Universe: Challenging the Concepts of Reality

When it comes to the world’s cosmic origins, there have been a number of theories that have advanced throughout the course of history. Most cultures and regions of the world have had their own mythological tradition, which naturally included a creation story, whether it was based on religion or science, or even a combination of […]

The Big Bang Theory: How it All Began

Introduction How did the universe form? How did it become the seemingly infinite place we know of today? These are questions that have been driving philosophers and scholars crazy since the beginning of time, and some wild and pretty interesting stories have been discovered.  The Big Bang Theory is the most well known explanation about […]

Biological warfare – using viruses for war

Summary Video: Ever since life arose on Earth approximately 3.8 billion years ago, organisms have constantly created new ways to kill each other. Any organism that makes use of toxins, whether it is viruses or even snake poison, is engaging in a form of biological warfare. Humans who engage in biological warfare do so […]

The nano-dimension: inside our microscopic world

A Summary Presentation… Introduction Nanotechnology’ is the study and application of extremely small things which has uses across all scientific fields. Evident as the prefix ‘nano’ is derived from the greek word ‘Nanos’ meaning ‘dwarf’. It involves the ability to see and control individual atoms and molecules. Nanoscience is the study of phenomena and […]

Talking Therapies- a hidden treatment of Dementia

Note: words formatted in bold can be found in the glossary As it currently stands, there is no cure for dementia. In fact, as there’s various causes of dementia, it’s likely that there won’t be a definitive cure. Regardless, there’s still many therapies and treatment plans for those diagnosed. Talking therapies is one of those […]

Dementia: the Silent but Prominent Disease

Around 50 million people suffer from dementia worldwide and there are nearly another 10 million new cases every year, according to the World health organisation (WHO). Furthermore It is estimated that 1 in 6 people over the age of 80 in the UK are diagnosed with dementia and that number is sure to increase due […]

The war between Dentistry and COVD-19

Note: words formatted in bold can be found in the glossary. The Covid-19 pandemic has had widespread implications. The healthcare profession was poised at the forefront, dealing with the ever-evolving nature of the virus and the pressures it placed on its staff and services, whilst endeavouring to provide all patients with the best standard of […]

Genetic Engineering- the Reformation of Science

Note: words formatted in bold are ones which can be found in the glossary. Genetic engineering, a word often flashed by the media as ultra-modern and on the forefront of breaking edge research, in fact has very humble origins, dating as far back as 10,000 years ago. Genetic engineering pertains to the control and manipulation […]

The Century of Innovation

Note: words formatted in bold are ones which can be found in the glossary. The human race has come a long way in terms of technological advancements. From the invention of the wheel to being able to send rockets into space, we as a race have come so far but we have only scratched the […]

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