science

Glug, glug, glug – how much water DO you need to drink per day?

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com According to research posted in Science, eight glasses of water a day is too much. As someone who needs water with a little flavour, this is good news! No one is quite sure where that figure (eight glasses) came from, although I'm assuming someone divided two litres by a 250ml… Continue reading Glug, glug, glug – how much water DO you need to drink per day?

On This Day

On This Day [June 3rd]

Alexander Graham Bell transmitted the first wireless message from a photophone (a device that transmits sound on a beam of light). Ed White became the first American to walk in space Charles Richard Drew, an American physician and medical researcher who was instrumental in the preservation of blood plasma, was born. Alexander Graham Bell Invented… Continue reading On This Day [June 3rd]

Public Health

Can you really boost your immune system?

  Can you really boost your immune system? Boosting the immune system is something that is popular no matter where you are. In times when people are working longer hours than usual, it’s easy to look for quick ways to stop us from getting sick. A simple Google search will turn up a host of… Continue reading Can you really boost your immune system?