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Muscle loss in old age linked to damaged nerves

Researchers find weaker nerve signals are associated with muscle loss but regular exercise delay such effects

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To the sober student

Aneesa Piracha describes how she navigates her social life as a sober student at university

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How to hygge: a student abroad’s guide

Deadlines and bad weather got you down? Calypso April explains the Danish concept of ‘hygge’ and how to apply it to your everyday life

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Why you should switch to a weighted blanket

As university work builds up, the possibility of anxiety and stress comes with it. Lucy Wyndham describes how something as simple as a weighted blanket can help your health

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Five tips for eating vegan as a student

Using Calypso April’s simple tips, you’ll find adopting a vegan lifestyle easier than you thought

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Coppafeel! calls for you to feel your breasts

Tertia Rollason explains the importance of staying in touch with your body and how Coppafeel! can help you keep healthy boobs

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Embrace Turmeric – the Queen of spices

Not only does turmeric give curries a beautiful yellow hue, the nutritional benefits are endless.

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Finally free from freshers’ flu?

Also known as the common cold. Why hasn’t science found a cure yet?

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Burnham backs Stoptober smoking campaign

With 19.9 per cent of adults in Manchester reportedly smokers, including students, the Manchester Mayor has backed the ‘Stoptober’ campaign

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Over half of UK students avoid the doctor when ill

A survey has found that the majority of students in the UK do not seek advice from their GP when they fall ill due to long waiting times and inconvenient appointments

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Six tips to maintain your mental well-being

As the semester gets underway, James Johnson runs through some simple tips to help you keep track of your mental health and to flourish during your studies.

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UoM study paves way for treating form of dwarfism

Re-purposed drug yields hopeful results