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How to grow a human

How to grow a human
Pregnancy is one of the most nutritionally demanding stages of life for a woman. Decisions about health and nutrition at this point can significantly affect the lifelong health of both the mother and their baby. In the end, the goal of good pregnancy nutrition is to provide adequate nutrients that will promote optimum health in both.
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Jason's story

Jason's story

One minute Jason Davis and his wife Anna were talking. The next, Jason had stopped responding. He simply lay there, unconscious. He had suffered a sudden cardiac arrest.

“Anna immediately rang 000. The emergency responder was giving her instructions over the phone while I was laid on the floor. Anna and our son took it in turns to do CPR on me until the ambulance crew turned up. They kept me alive.”

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The life and death of platelets

The life and death of platelets

Professor Shaun Jackson presented his work on ‘Proinflammatory Function of Dying Platelets’ at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) 2017 Congress in Berlin, Germany. 

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At the heart of our diverse community

At the heart of our diverse community

The Heart Research Institute is excited to reveal our recent makeover by well-known mural artist OxKing that showcases the diverse community to which we belong.

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Top 7 superfoods to try

Top 7 superfoods to try

You don’t need to eat superfoods to be healthy – a balanced diet rich in a variety of whole foods will do that. However, if you want to see what the fuss is all about, here’s what’s trending in the superfood world right now.

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