Hrvoje Kožić

Hrvoje Kožić was born in Zagreb in 1998. She graduated from the V Gymnasium which specialises in science and mathematics. He started studying pharmacy in 2017 and became involved in the work of Recipe in 2018. His areas of interest include microbiology, molecular biology and pharmacognosy. Outside of pharmacy, he is still active in his high school debate team, currently serving as its leader after being a member of the Croatian national debate team in 2016 and 2017.

Mononucleosis and multiple sclerosis

Shortly after World War II, Irish surgeon Denis Parsons Burkitt noticed the appearance of jaw and facial bone tumors in an unusually large number of children whilst working in Uganda. In early 1960s London, pathologist Michael Anthony Epstein, along with Yvonne Barr and Bert Achong, identified a new virus from the Herpesviridae family in tumour cells sent from Uganda. This virus became known as Epstein-Barr virus, and a malignant disease identified in Uganda as Burkitt’s lymphoma.

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Heated tobacco products – are they less harmful than cigarettes?

In the past few years, there has been a noticeable increase in the popularity and use of tobacco heating devices (i.e. heat-not-burn tobacco products or heated tobacco products, often abbreviated in literature as HTP). These are electronic devices that, according to the manufacturer, heat tobacco instead of causing it to burn, thus providing the user with an aerosol that contains fewer toxicants than regular cigarette smoke. Is this claim true, and how does the harm of heated tobacco smoke compare to burning tobacco smoke?

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