Reflections Of Research: British Heart Foundation’s Photo Competition Reveals Science Can Be Stunning

Reflections Of Research: British Heart Foundation’s Photo Competition Reveals Science Can Be Stunning

If there’s one way to capture the public’s attention and showcase the incredible work being done by people in a particular field, it’s through breathtaking photography. And just because it’s scientific research done on a cellular level doesn’t mean it can’t be truly breathtaking. The British Heart Foundation’s Reflections on Research competition has been running…

Link Found Between Finger Length And Sporting Ability

Link Found Between Finger Length And Sporting Ability

There is one simple way to check how athletic you are without even getting up from your seat. Look at your hands. If your ring fingers and index fingers are similar in length, congratulations! You’re probably quite good at sports. There is one caveat, though. It only counts if you’re a teenage boy. Father and son…

Vitamin C Can Suppress Leukemia – Up To a Point

Vitamin C Can Suppress Leukemia – Up To a Point

There is truth in the old proverb about apple consumption and medical appointments. Insufficient vitamin C can contribute to leukemia. This observed relationship has now been shown to operate through the regulatory role the vitamin plays in the operation of bone marrow stem cells. These days messages touting a single ingredient as being capable of…

Clinical Trials Do Support Antidepressants' Effectiveness

Clinical Trials Do Support Antidepressants' Effectiveness

Reanalysis of clinical trials conducted on two antidepressants contradicts the claim their benefits lie entirely in a super-placebo effect created by their side effects. The analysis was funded by Swedish government agencies and hospitals, rather than pharmaceutical companies, to try to avoid the conflicts of interest that plague research in this area. Depression is so…

This London-based food blogger is sharing photos of food to show that there is no such thing as "healthy" and "unhealthy" food.

This London-based food blogger is sharing photos of food to show that there is no such thing as "healthy" and "unhealthy" food.

Dieting is out and clean eating is in. Swap your pasta for zucchini noodles and you too can be as slim and “healthy” as your favorite food blogger. Yeah. Unsurprisingly, the movement’s faced an enormous backlash. Not only is the science behind it complete BS, but by ascribing to a “clean-eating” diet (that actually removes…