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Cardiovascular Risks Among Atheletes

athletes

The Olympics have started in Rio and athletes around the world are geared up to give the best performance of their lives. It is important to remember that the journey that these athletes have to take to get to this point is a hard one. Athletes need to have a lot of discipline, as well as, stamina …

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What Do Your Genes Represent?

Genes

DNA sequencing sounds quite daunting, however, it is just the method used to identify the set of instructions every cell in your body adheres to in the form of DNA. Genes are made up by DNA, which is formed by a precise set of nucleotides. These include four bases — adenosine (A), thymine (T), guanine …

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Haemophilia – A ‘Bloody’ Disorder!

Haemophilia

When you get a cut, the clotting factors in your blood combine with platelets to make your blood clot. This process stops the bleeding. However, there is a rare but incurable disorder that affects the blood clotting factors, Haemophilia. What is HAEMOPHILIA? Haemophilia is a hereditary genetic disorder, which affects the blood’s ability to clot and causes the …

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