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Why You Should Definitely Study Biomedical Science This Year!

Biomedical science has gotten a bad rep in the past due to the high unemployment rates that graduates face directly after leaving the course. These days, most university courses will require you to give an arm and a leg to find work directly after your undergraduate studies. This means that biomedical science has been unfairly …

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5 Important Tips on How To Become a Doctor After Studying Biomedical Science

It is a fact that a large proportion of students studying biomedical science eventually want to transition onto a medical program after they graduate. This doesn’t de-value biomedical science in any way, in fact, using biomedical science as a gateway course is very much encouraged by future employers since the degree on its own isn’t …

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5 Honest Job Prospects After Studying Biomedical Science in 2020: A Complete Job Profile Guide

We are now in 2020 and we all know that the job prospects of a biomedical Science graduate aren’t the greatest. There seems to be a lot of misinformation, claiming biomedical science graduates can get outlandish jobs if they play their cards right. Whilst becoming a neuroscientist with a biomedical science degree isn’t technically impossible, …

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5 Eye-opening Reasons Not to Study Pharmacy

Pharmacy isn’t initially what people think of when planning what they want to spend the rest of their lives doing, however due to advice such as “you will have a secure job right out of university”, many students are led to believe pharmacy is their ticket to instant employment and being an unrivalled asset of …

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5 great reasons to study biomedical science degree

5 Great Reasons to Study a Biomedical science degree

Every degree comes with it’s own set of benefits and shortcomings. These are often greatly influenced by where you choose to study your degree and to what level. For the most part dedicating 3-5 years of your life to learning about a particular subject will do much more good than harm in the long run. …

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side effects of painkiller overdose

4 worrying side effects of painkiller overdose

Paracetamol, ibuprofen and aspirin are common painkillers known to everyone with a tendency for headaches, back pains and other ailments. Studies have shown that the average Briton takes 373 painkillers a year. With so many people taking these drugs at a rate above what is considered safe, you have to query what is actually happening when you take painkillers even when you feel no pain.

4 Dangerous Helicobacter pylori Virulence Factors That Make it Better at Causing Disease

In this blog post I will talk about helicobacter pylori virulence factors and how this makes it a dangerous bacterium to encounter. I will also briefly cover the diagnosis and treatment of gastritis. Helicobacter pylori Virulence Factors That Make it Better at Causing Disease Helicobacter pylori is a highly motile gram-negative bacterium transmitted via the …

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primary and secondary haemostasis

Haemostasis is the process of changing blood from a fluid to a solid-state to reduce blood loss after vessel injury. Haemostasis also involves maintaining blood in a fluid state when there is no injury. Haemostatic balance is maintained by regulating levels of procoagulants which promote coagulation, anticoagulants which inhibit coagulation and fibrinolysis which is the …

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