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Seychelles' Conservation Grants Awarded

Save Ours Seas Foundation, a global ocean conservation and marine research organisation, last month announced its new Keystone Grant winners for 2017, as well as… 219 more words

Research And Studies

Awareness Month Feature Article by "The Fix" Explores The Topic: 'AA Is not an Evidence-Based Treatment'


“I am in no way demeaning or saying that The 12-Step Program and model is not a form of treatment, nor that it doesn’t help people recover from drugs, gambling, or alcoholism.   2,125 more words

Recovery & Addiction

UniSey takes on the Blue Economy

The University of Seychelles will soon offer a free online course for students in the Seychelles and around the world who want to learn more about the concept of the Blue Economy –  to harness the resources of the ocean in a sustainable way for the economic development of Seychelles. 140 more words


Shark Immunity Genes May Hold Secrets

A new study of shark DNA, including from the Great White Shark and Hammerhead Sharks, has revealed unique evolutionary changes in immunity genes that may explain how sharks’ open wounds heal so fast and why they rarely get cancer. 354 more words

Research And Studies

The BPA-substitute BPS was found to affect fertility negatively

In a recent study by Chen et al, published in PLOS Genetics, the chemical Bisphenol-S (BPS) which is an increasingly common replacement for Bisphenol-A (BPA) in many plastic products, have been found to be harmful to the reproductive system.  550 more words


IVF treatment is not associated with an increased long-term risk of breast cancer

When women undergo IVF (in vitro fertilization) treatment they will have to boost their body with extra hormones such as estrogen and progesteron, hormones that have been implicated in a higher breast cancer risk. 1,041 more words


Ovarian age affect egg quality

It is well known that the age of a woman affects how fertile she is. We have all heard of declining fertility already when you reach the age of 3o, and an even more drastic drop at the age of 35. 385 more words