The Royal Horticultural Society cancels upcoming RHS Shows & Garden Events following latest Government COVID- 19 Advice

The Royal Horticultural Society cancels upcoming RHS Shows & Garden Events following latest Government COVID- 19 Advice

Following the Government update on 16 March 2020 and ongoing situation with COVID-19, all RHS Shows, Garden events and school visits will be cancelled with immediate effect until 30 June 2020.  RHS Gardens remain open, with a number of increased precautionary measures in place. This is a worldwide unprecedented and...

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The importance of a voice coach

The importance of a voice coach

It takes approximately 100 muscles in our lips, tongue, face and vocal box to make sound, or in other words, to speak. These tools can be utilized as early as six months old, when many infants begin forming their first words. Just like learning to play a sport or instrument,...

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New diagnosis could detect condition that may lead to oesohpagael cancer

New diagnosis could detect condition that may lead to oesohpagael cancer

People suffering with a condition called Barrett’s oesophagus have a higher risk of oesophageal cancer. They are offered a regular monitoring to check for signs of cancer. Barrett’s oesophagus happens when cells in the ‘food pipe’ change as a result of being exposed to digestive acids. These cell changes, known...

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More than a quarter of Parkinson’s sufferers initially misdiagnosed

More than a quarter of Parkinson’s sufferers initially misdiagnosed

More than one in four people living with Parkinson’s were initially misdiagnosed, new research has found. In a study conducted by Parkinson’s UK, 2,000 people were questioned about being diagnosed with the neurological condition, the symptoms of which can include involuntary shaking, slow movements and stiff muscles. According to the...

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The art of debate

The art of debate

So much of modern life can be traced back to the ancient Greeks. Even places as far away from Athens as Washington DC were influenced by their culture and their institutions. One of its most lasting impressions has been democracy and one of the most important parts of this is...

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