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Adventure Medic at the Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards

Adventure Medic at the Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards

Adventure Medic awarded “Best Online Specialist Healthcare Publication 2021”.

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The Physiological Society – Virtual COP26 Hub

The Physiological Society – Virtual COP26 Hub

‘Physiologists are playing a key role in delivering on the mitigation and adaption goals for COP26. From furthering our understanding of adaption to heat and extreme weather, to maximising human health while reducing food and agricultural emissions, physiological research is helping the fight against climate change.’ – Excerpt from The Physiological Society, COP26 Hub. In light of the recent COP-26 […]

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Dr Claire Crichton, ED registrar SE Scotland, and Christopher Linda, Clinical Manager at St Benedictine's Hospital, with Phindile Khumalo and Mom Ntshosho

Living Positively with HIV

In 2016 Phindile Khumalo and her colleague Mom Ntshosho founded Amaqhawe, a support group for children and adolescents living with HIV. Since its inception the group has not only achieved increased compliance with antiretrovirals medications, but also provided financial support to its participants, enabling them to remain at school.

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Duraphat 5000 – The Secret Dental Elixir For Endurance Athletes

Duraphat 5000 – The Secret Dental Elixir For Endurance Athletes

Dr Burjor Langdana takes us through the problems with dental hygiene during endurance sports and expeditions. The Colgate Duraphat 5000 toothpaste’s high fluoride content helps to mitigate these risks and can help prevent both dental cavities and gum disease.

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COVID-Safe Expeditions

COVID-Safe Expeditions

The RGS Expedition Medicine Advisory Group discusses considerations for companies and participants, alongside pragmatic suggestions and protocols to prioritise COVID-safe travel.

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One step closer to widespread malaria vaccination in Africa

One step closer to widespread malaria vaccination in Africa

On October 6th the WHO announced new recommendations for the widespread use of the Malaria vaccine RTS, S in sub-Saharan Africa.

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2021 BMRES-BMMS Conference Call for Abstracts

2021 BMRES-BMMS Conference Call for Abstracts

The BMRES-BMMS Conference 2021 is calling for submissions for both poster presentations and oral presentations.

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Close up image of mosquito.

Updated Malaria Prevention Guidance for Travellers 2021

Public Health England has recently published updated guidance on Malaria prevention for travelers. With the world opening up in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, now more than ever, it is vital to protect your health whilst abroad.

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Oxygen Crisis in Zambia

Oxygen Crisis in Zambia

The current wave of the covid pandemic is putting an unprecedented strain on limited oxygen supplies in Zambian hospitals. Let us all help Zambia to ‘Take a Deep Breath’.

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Mountain Medicine CPD

Mountain Medicine CPD

The British Mountain Medicine Society (BMMS) has teamed up with Life in the Fast Lane and the University of Central Lancashire to develop free online mountain medicine CPD. For those that haven’t yet completed it, the initial module is just 25 MCQs with CPD approval from the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh). Access to the module can be found on […]

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