Surprising Things Taking Collagen Could Do To Your Body

While you might think of collagen as the ingredient in skin-care products that promises increased skin elasticity and youthful fullness, it actually plays many roles in the human body, and for that reason, people ingest collagen supplements to treat multiple issues and to improve the health of multiple bodily systems. However, there are also potential side effects associated with supplementing […]

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As cancer has evolved, it is time for cancer research to do the same

The observance of Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November affords an opportunity to take stock of current approaches to lung cancer research, and to cancer research more widely. While there have been improvements in understanding, prevention and overall survival, it is still shocking to note that more than 1.7 million people died of lung cancer in 2018 alone. This is […]

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How do I get a coronavirus test?

An increase in demand for coronavirus tests has led to local shortages – with some people being directed to test sites hundreds of miles from their homes. The government has defended its record on testing, but conceded that problems with the system are likely to continue. Should I get tested? Testing people and then tracing the contacts of those infected […]

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Diversity and Inclusion Are Important Goals—But Tokenism Isn't the Way to Do It

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that equality should be a priority for all of us, and the media, politics, and the corporate world need to be more diverse. And genuine intentions are key when it comes to efforts at diversity, otherwise it’s little more than tokenism.  Generally speaking, tokenism is about including someone in a group purely for […]

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