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Is laughter the best medicine? Cartoons could help patients cope with their chronic conditions


Researchers from the University of Southampton have shown that cartoons could be a beneficial way of educating patients and empowering them to cope better with their long term conditions. “Humour is frequently and naturally used by people with chronic illnesses to help them adjust and understand what is happening to them,” explains Associate Professor Dr Anne Kennedy, who led the ... Read More »

Southampton scientists climb to Everest Base Camp to further hypoxia research


Scientists and medical staff from University of Southampton are taking on one of the harshest environments known to man to further vital research into the effects of low oxygen levels on the human body. One in five people in the UK will end up in intensive care at some point in their life and of those, 40 per cent will ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes