How to Learn Fast for Exams – An Astonishing and Proven Method

Revision can be a mind-numbing and gruelling task especially when time is of the essence and you have no time to spend reading articles and blogs (unlike this one obviously) that waffle about the usual revision techniques that you’ve heard a thousand times at school assemblies and once more from your mother. Those techniques are …

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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.

activated protein C and sepsis

Why Activated Protein C was Withdrawn in the Treatment of Severe Sepsis

Xigris also known as Drotrecogin alfa (Activated) was a drug marketed by Eli Lilly (a drug company) and was used for the treatment of severe sepsis.  Activated protein C and sepsis were reported to go hand in hand (cure and disease respectively) however through other scientists trying to replicate the original study, they found out …

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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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