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Your appendix may be useless, but it could give you Parkinson’s

It has recently been reported that Parkinson’s Disease (PD) may stem from the appendix, not the brain, and that having your appendix removed earlier in life can reduce the likelihood of later developing the condition. Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition that worsens over time and affects around one in every 350 adults in the UK. […]

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The 21st century print revolution

With an increase in life expectancy and a growing popular interest in sports, the number of injuries and disorders that affect the body are predicted to increase.  These injuries are called Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) and are the leading cause of disability worldwide, with between a third and a fifth of people living with a painful […]