Wednesday, 12 July 2017
There has been an “epidemic” of asthma and allergies in children in the last 50 years. Currently 235 million people have asthma and it is expected to affect 400 million by 2025. The reason why so many more children are being diagnosed with asthma and other allergies is still unclear. However, a study by the
Monday, 10 July 2017
“Doctor, ever since my surgery, I don’t remember things as well as I used to and sometimes, I have trouble concentrating—Why?” Doctors and their patients, the world over, are grappling with this question and the answer is still elusive. Something mysterious happens to the brain-especially the older brain-as a result of surgery that scientists are
Monday, 26 June 2017
How did we get small, loyal Poodles and Corgis, massive sweet tempered Great Danes, and thousands more dog breeds from wolves? What made people decide to breed dogs rather than pigs or foxes to become our best friends? An article inNature (May 2017) sheds light on this by describing research on the bones of 9000-year-old dogs.
Friday, 23 June 2017
There have been hundreds of movies made about extraterrestrial life from The Arrival to Mars all of which can be found in the SciFi category of Amazon or Netflix. What if now those movies are transformed into documentaries? There have been several missions to Mars to determine if life existed. In 2011 NASA’s launched Curiosity,
Wednesday, 21 June 2017
We’ve all heard the old adage, “you are what you eat”—so what are you and why does it matter? It matters because eating well ensures a healthy life now and into the future. Your body requires nutrient-rich foods to help protect you against a variety of illnesses and can help reduce your risk of disease.