The Preston curve, true or false? Article by Anna Mind In 1975 Samuel Preston drew the first “Preston curve”, which showed that the more money or income (horizontal axis) person had, the longer he/she lived (vertical axis) – clearly showing a high correlation and therefore statistically significant.
Article by Rajlakshmi Sohini Mukhopadhyay Seventeen brave volunteers in Leiden were asked to let their bodies be used in the research of a deadly parasitic disease.
On December 16th, 2017 “Debates For/Against” organised by Riga Stradins University’s Student Council were held (project manager: Ksenija Tarasova).
Article by Rajlakshmi Sohini Mukhopadhyay What is Man-flu? It’s winter and the time of year for the flu and colds to hit our immune systems with a vengeance.
Our worlds are busy and, more often than not, we turn to caffeine as a way of keeping us going through our hectic day. The buzz of a morning coffee, or lack of it, can often feel like it can make or break a day.
It’s often believed that speaking a foreign language can change your personality. Operating in a foreign language could have some interesting psychological effects…
The loss of the sense of smell was a better predictor of death than a diagnosis of heart failure, cancer or lung disease.
Sitting at the bedside of a patient at the nephrology department of a London hospital, I realise the importance of even the rarest of conditions and how it can truly affect a person’s life.
Researchers have developed and demonstrated the successful removal of HIV-1 provirus from mice organs and tissue completely. By using a gene-editing technique called CRISPR
You can always offer more during elections, but in reality, the situation is a lot different.