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Be Still My Beating Heart... Then Come Back to Life 2014 Nov 26

Some 47 years ago doctors pioneered the world’s first human heart transplant surgery. Christiaan Barnard performed the first successful human-to-human transplant in South Africa after several years of experimentation on animals. The most common procedure today is to take a working heart from a recently ... more

Changing The Face of Men's Health, One Moustache At A Time 2014 Nov 20

How’s your moustache getting on? “Mo Bros” everywhere are taking action this month by growing a moustache for the 30 days of “Movember”. (It’s code for the month formerly known as November!) What’s more, they’re on a mission to spark conversation and raise funds for men’s health. So if you are approached ... more

Smokers, Shopaholics and Sugar Highs 2014 Nov 18

We’ve probably all met somebody who has been addicted to smoking and perhaps come across alcoholics or people who may be drug dependent. But, of course, addiction isn’t limited to cases that involve addictive substances. Scientists and healthcare professionals also recognize compulsions that involve ... more