Throughout the day there are many things we do without even thinking about them. However, when taking a closer look at them they prove to be a source of fascination and astonishment. This at least reflects my experience when I studied […]
Have you ever gotten stuck in a traffic jam? I bet you did, and so did I. You just jumped into the car that morning, trying to get to work or school, or wherever, but something happened between your ride from A to B. Sometimes it’s an accident that keeps the traffic from going, construction […]
Bill, a 74 year old, risks being shot as he tackles a gunman during a shooting.
Seeing how a guy attacks a girl in a store, Kermit rushes into the scene and gets stabbed himself with a knife in-between his ribs.
During one of Brisbane’s worst storms, Danni drags a 40-year-old stranger into her car, […]
A study conducted in Sweden by Jeanette Wahlberg, Outi Vaarala and Johnny Ludvigsson, published in the British Journal of Nutrition 2006, concludes that breast feeding your baby less than 3 months can increase the risk for your child to get type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease. While it is known that type 1 diabetes is […]
Ever wondered how much of what you eat influences your body? This research work I publish on this website focuses on the effect that tannins have on a digestion enzyme called lipase. Tannins are a molecules which can be found in grapes, green tea, acorns and tree bark and are responsible for the bitter taste […]
A review paper by the authors of the Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Oxford, UK; the Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, USA; and the Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA published in the Public Health Nutrition Journal in February 2004, Volume 7, pp. 187-200, which deals with the […]