Category Archives: Medical sciences

Five herbs and spices to boost your health

Everybody has used herbs for making tea or seasoning food – for most of us, this is nothing special. But have you thought about the health benefits of the herbs you use? I believe you already know onion, chicory, lavender, … Continue reading

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Five tips for the safe use of drugs

All drugs are poison. No drug, be it natural or herbal, is completely safe – if it has effects, it also has side effects. The rigid regulatory framework of the pharmaceutical world and the strict requirements protect public health and … Continue reading

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How to design effective drugs against neurodegeneration

Fresh PhD Larisa Ivanova writes about designing effective drugs against neurodegeneration, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Continue reading

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My gold rush in science

Brain researcher Jaan Aru describes his scientific gold rush. Continue reading

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Why you should be cautious about antibiotics: The case of Estonia

The research shows that the rate of antibiotic consumption in Estonia has been relatively low, but is on the rise. Continue reading

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How do embryos talk?

A University of Tartu researcher explains how he and his colleagues study embryo-maternal communication. Continue reading

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The thousands of lives you lived

There is a world of wonder inside us and its home is in almost every cell our body carries. ( Well, I say ‘almost’ because apart from your cells, there are more than 100 trillion microorganisms that live inside you?) … Continue reading

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