Exposed! Britain’s ‘Energy Drink’ Child-Addicts
What did you used to spend your pocket money on? I clearly remember the excitement of going to the corner shop and getting as many handfulls of strawberry shoelaces and cola ice-pops that my 50p could buy. Kids these days are far less likely to buy sweet treats: confectionary sales have stangated as a new ‘vogue’ has hit…
Feeling Stressed? Find out if Your Health is at risk…
Feeling overworked and stressed out? There must be lots of looming deadlines because there’s lots of stressed-looking people at work at the moment. Based on current research today’s blog will tell you if stress is affecting your health. Read on to find out whether taking a break could help save your life… Do you suffer Road Rage?
The Secret of Eternal Youth
Ever feel like you’re getting old? In the news this week it was announced that he typical age for experiencing a mid-life crisis is 35! If that’s you, spare a thought for Walter Breuning, the world’s oldest man recently celebrated his 114th Birthday. Today’s blog looks at whether science can ever beat aging…
Decisions Decisions… Memory and Choice
I seem to spend a considerable amount of my life in supermarkets; probably because I can never decide what to buy. There seem to be too many choices! If you ever happen upon me in a supermarket, I’ll probably be in the breakfast cereal aisle pacing up and down, scrutinising different packets – completely unable to make a decision. Do you ever…
Memory: ‘I’m Sorry and You Are?”
How often have you forgotten something? When was the last time you walked into a room and forgot why you had gone in there? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. This is the first of two blogs looking at memory. Today’s blog looks at how our memory works and just how precious and fragile it is.
When Not to Lick Your Fingers: Artificial Sweeteners
When I learnt NOT to lick my fingers Whenever you work in a science lab, you are taught never to eat or drink anything. And there is good reason for this: During medical school I had weekly human dissection lessons. I once licked my fingers straight after one of these sessions… never would I do that…
Mind Reading: Secrets and The Science!
One of these people is trying to deceive you – can you tell who? Today’s blog is all about whether it really is possible and whether you can tell what someone is really thinking. Many believe that there is a science behind ‘reading minds’. Read on to find out more about the secrets and the science.
Shock: Work is actually Good for You!
The bank holiday is over, sigh. Got the back to work blues? Well take heart, because just like your parents used to tell you work is actually good for you!
The Secrets of Sleep
Ah Sleep! Apart from perhaps enjoying a favourite meal in good company I doubt whether there are any more enjoyable things to than to drift off into a deep refreshing sleep after a long day. The other night I found that I kept waking up soon after nodding off. Have you noticed when you’re drifting off…