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December, 2017

  • 8 December

    The Benefits of Altitude Training on Human Performance

    The Benefits of Altitude Training on Human Performance                          Adam Khan Abstract: Altitude training is a method many athletes have used and are continuing to use as a means of maximising their sporting potential. The reason for training at altitude is that the environmental hypoxia encountered by the body causes numerous physiological changes. These changes can be split into ...

March, 2017

  • 22 March

    Conversation: What is the evidence that Arterial Stiffness is a cause of Hypertension?

    There is much evidence to suggest that arterial stiffness causes hypertension, and this is supported by many studies, whether the stiffness is a result of aging of the arteries resulting in reduced or calcified elastin in the walls, increased collagen content, atherosclerosis or whether stiffness occurs due to activation of the sympathetic nervous system, causing constriction of the smooth muscle ...

  • 22 March

    Neutropenic Sepsis: A Preventable Death?

    Neutropenic Sepsis: A Preventable Death? Yashvi Vijh   Neutropenic sepsis is unfortunately, a too often fatal complication of various anti-cancer treatments; the greatest risk of which arises from cytotoxic chemotherapy [1]. Its incidence is majorly concerning, due to the condition’s potentially life threatening nature [2]. The incidence of Neutropenic Sepsis after invasive myelosuppressive chemotherapy is between 70 and 100 per ...

  • 14 March

    Novel Approach to Primary Headache Disorders

      References Tab 2 content Bibliography Andlin-Sobocki, P. J. (2005). Cost of disorders of the brain in Europe and US. . 1-27: Eur. J. Neurol. . Ferguson AV, S. W. (2003). The orexin/hypocretin system: a critical regulator of neuroendocrine and autonomic function . 141–50 : Front Neuroendocrinol . Goadsby PJ, E. L. (1993). The trigeminovascular system and migraine: studies characterizing ...

November, 2016

July, 2016

  • 22 July

    Should We Screen for Lung cancer?

    Screening is the primary method used in secondary disease prevention (the prevention of disease progression once it has been contracted). In a utopic existence, screening would be cost- and labour-free and available to all citizens so that disease never progressed to be sufficiently threatening. Utopia not existing, we therefore had to develop a schema by which the appropriateness of screening ...

April, 2016

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