Aspirin & Your Heart: The Continuing Devaluation of Aspirin’s Resume
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Aspirin & Your Heart: The Continuing Devaluation of Aspirin’s Resume

For decades routine medical advice has endorsed aspirin for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Recent research has consistently chipped away at the justification for that advice. And now new research damages aspirin’s reputation even further. Already abandoned for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, research is now threatening the recommendation for secondary prevention of cardiovascular…

The Bee: “The Most Important Living Being on the Planet”
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The Bee: “The Most Important Living Being on the Planet”

Its sting hurts a lot, but if they were to disappear, it would hurt much more. The Earthwatch Institute concluded in the last debate of the Royal Geographical Society of London, that bees are the most important living being on the planet, however, scientists have also made an announcement: Bees have already entered into extinction…

Vitamin B12 Deficiency: What Is Pernicious Anaemia, and Why Can It Be So Dangerous?
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Vitamin B12 Deficiency: What Is Pernicious Anaemia, and Why Can It Be So Dangerous?

An estimated 6% of people in the US and UK suffer from vitamin B12 deficiency. The condition is recognised by the World Health Organisation as a global health problem that could impact millions of lives. B12 deficiency is typically characterised by symptoms such as extreme tiredness, lack of energy, muscle weakness, and even problems with…