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12 Days of Christmas: Eight Oat Milk Controversies

12 Days of Christmas: Eight Oat Milk Controversies

Praised by the lactose intolerant and climate conscious alike, oat milk has been the favourite milk substitute for a long time. With its creamy texture, natural sweet taste, and ability to make a latte even more delicious, is it too good to be true?
Malaria vaccines: Where are we now?

Malaria vaccines: Where are we now?

Malaria kills 600 000 people per year, but an effective vaccine has remained difficult to find. Hope, however, may be on the horizon
New Alzheimer’s drug too good to be true?

New Alzheimer’s drug too good to be true?

Lecanemab is the first drug to change the course of Alzheimer’s disease, but two deaths during its clinical trial have raised questions about the drug’s safety.
The invisible disease: Endometriosis

The invisible disease: Endometriosis

Endometriosis is known as an “invisible disease”, we explore why this common condition is so often ignored or misdiagnosed
Winter making you sad? It might be S.A.D.

Winter making you sad? It might be S.A.D.

Feeling abnormally sad in the winter? You’re not being dramatic, you could have seasonal affective disorder!
The Good Nurse: Prioritising patients over personal gain

The Good Nurse: Prioritising patients over personal gain

The Good Nurse takes a sensitive and informative approach towards depicting true, harrowing events
No more heading the ball: The health hazards of the beautiful game

No more heading the ball: The health hazards of the beautiful game

Scotland is leading the way in responding to football related head injuries
Drawing on disgust: the use of fear and shame in public health campaigns

Drawing on disgust: the use of fear and shame in public health campaigns

Public health campaigns are increasingly being used by the NHS to combat public health problems. But are fear tactics really a good way to change our behaviour?
Don’t mope about mould: How to avoid mouldy food

Don’t mope about mould: How to avoid mouldy food

Use these simple tricks to stop your food going mouldy
How healthcare fails women

How healthcare fails women

Women have been neglected by the healthcare system for centuries. Surely, it’s time for a change.
A science story: Wearing glasses

A science story: Wearing glasses

The prevalence of short-sightedness is increasing as we spend more and more time on our screens, but at least wearing glasses is becoming trendier!
Unpeeling the truth about skincare

Unpeeling the truth about skincare

Recent beauty trends mean that spotless skin is sought more than ever. But at what cost?
A science story: My experience on the combined pill

A science story: My experience on the combined pill

In this new series, our writers share personal encounters and explain the science behind them. This week, we hear from one writer’s experience with the contraceptive pill.
Are women more likely to die post-surgery under a male surgeon?

Are women more likely to die post-surgery under a male surgeon?

A terrifying and headline grabbing statistic has drawn plenty of media attention., but is there anything to the claims?
SOS seasonal supplements

SOS seasonal supplements

Seasonal change affects us all. Stay on top of your busy schedule by supporting your body to the max with all its nutritional needs!
Disease X and the next pandemic

Disease X and the next pandemic

Concerningly, the next global pandemic could be just around the corner. Here’s why.
“I’m 21, I shouldn’t be feeling like this.”: UoM students speak out about their experiences with Long Covid

“I’m 21, I shouldn’t be feeling like this.”: UoM students speak out about their experiences with Long Covid

UoM students tell us about how their lives and university experiences have been impacted by Long Covid
COVID-19 nasal vaccines – the way forward?

COVID-19 nasal vaccines – the way forward?

Needle-free alternatives may provide stronger immunity and help us find our way out of the COVID-19 pandemic
Is our craving for comfort food thanks to society or evolution?

Is our craving for comfort food thanks to society or evolution?

Constantly ordering Uber Eats? It’s science!
The best apps for plant parents

The best apps for plant parents

Sometimes our plants need a little bit of extra love, and these apps will help you give it.

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