Monthly Archives: March 2012

Scottish Universities Medical Journal – Student Nurses…get published!

Lloyd Hughes is the current Editor for the Scottish Universities Medical Journal. They have just published their first issue (available at: and are looking for articles for their second edition. This journal aims to encompass the learning needs and be … Continue reading

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Why can’t you sprint a marathon?…It’s pretty amazing what you can find out from a tadpole!

Researchers funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have discovered a new memory mechanism within the nervous system that helps to avoid exhaustion.  “Many of us know the feeling of tired muscles screaming at us to stop … Continue reading

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Recommended Site of the Week…Portal for Universities Worldwide has been online for more than 1 year and has been continuously updating news related to education fraternity. It will be wrong to say that this site is the best but yes, they say It is no less. It … Continue reading

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Smoking and health 50 years on from landmark report

50 years ago on Tuesday, a key report was published that marked the beginning of a change in our relationship with smoking. Although there had been previous warnings linking smoking and lung cancer, it was the 1962 study by the … Continue reading

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