Meningoencephalitis in a Royal Marine after Skinning Reindeer in Norway

Research Paper Title Meningoencephalitis in a Royal Marine after skinning reindeer in Norway. Abstract Meningoencephalitis presenting in service personnel overseas may present a diagnostic challenge due to the broad range of potential differential diagnosis as well as the requirement for rapid assessment and treatment. A 25-year-old Royal Marine was evacuated to the Royal Centre for… Read More


The FIFA Football World Cup & the Military (4)

During the 1970 football World Cup, El Salvador and Honduras met three times, beating each other once before El Salvador went through by winning a playoff 3-2. The matches caused so much tension that the Hondurans began to attacks Salvadoreans living in their country. In return, El Salvador launched an armed attack on Honduras. Reference… Read More

The FIFA Football World Cup & the Military (3)

  During the Second World War, Dr. Ottorino Barassi, an Italian and FIFA Vice-President, was so worried that the invading troops might steal the solid gold football World Cup trophy that he hid it under his bed in a shoe box (FIFA, 2006; Coleman, 2018). Because of World War II, the World Cup would not… Read More

The FIFA Football World Cup & the Military (2)

Austria did not take part in the 1938 football World Cup. They had just been annexed by Germany (as part of the anchluss and build-up to the Second World War) and so the country no longer existed. However, the best Austrian players did take part, the Germans having pinched them all for their own team.… Read More

Combat Exposure as a Predictor of Smoking Status

Research Paper Title Combat, PTSD and Smoking Trajectory in a Cohort of Male Australian Army Vietnam Veterans. Background Whether trauma exposure itself or consequent posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is primarily responsible for smoking and failure to quit remains unclear. Methods A cohort of male Australian Vietnam veterans (N = 388) was interviewed twice, 22 and… Read More

How To Use Your Current Clients to Attract New Ones

Being fully booked out and constantly in demand is something every personal trainer wants to achieve. However, you do not necessarily need elaborate marketing and advertising strategies to attract more clients into your business. Leveraging your current client base can go a long way towards driving new sign-ups. A great, but often under utilised, place to… Read More

What is the HIV Prevalence & Behavioral Risk Factors in the Sudan People’s Liberation Army?

Research Paper Title HIV prevalence and behavioral risk factors in the Sudan People’s Liberation Army: Data from South Sudan. Background After two decades of civil war, South Sudan has limited published data on HIV prevalence and behavioral determinants of HIV infection risk. A surge in HIV/AIDS prevalence is a real concern for this new country… Read More