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1402, 2013

Valentines kiss – the good, the bad and the ugly

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Dr Laura Ginesi, Applied Physiologist at Birmingham City University’s Faculty of Health

Since its Valentine’s Day, I thought it would be appropriate to discuss the physiological aspects of kissing and the ways in which it serves for communication, a building block for intimacy and the good and bad effects it can have on our health and […]

202, 2012

Should patients with terminal cancer be given life-extending drugs?

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By Shona Maclean is a final year Graduate Diploma Child Nursing student at Birmingham City University and is a regular blogger/contributor to the Nursing Standard

At first glance, this seems like a non-question. Who wouldn’t want more time? No-one wants to die.

But what if the price to be paid is perpetual chemotherapy? Having watched a loved […]