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You Don't Look Sick: 'I don't lead the life I would like to as a 26-year-old'

Helen Shenton, 26, from Stowmarket, Suffolk, has idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), meaning she has a build-up of pressure around her brain. The condition causes symptoms that mimic a brain tumour, including severe headache, speech impairment, visual disturbances, blackouts, confusion and blindness. As part of our, You Don’t Look Sick series about invisible illnesses and hidden […]

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The science Of Breaking Bad: Would you know if meth was cooked inside your house?

The highly anticipated Breaking Bad movie El Camino story line focusing on drug production is more relevant than ever—with contamination of houses from methamphetamine cooking or smoking an increasing public health problem around the world. Researchers from Flinders University—Dr. Jackie Wright, Associate Professor Stewart Walker and Dr. Kirstin Ross—have analysed the contamination levels in everyday […]