Beyond pharmacy blog
All posts from: March 2015
Although coconut oil is high in saturated fats, there is research to indicate that some types may be beneficial for health and weight loss.
Researchers in Illinois have found that rodent enamel is similar in structure to human enamel. This model could help to improve current fluoride treatment and dental health in humans.
Yawning is contagious, even between members of different species. But why is it that we need to yawn?
Pharmacist David Edgar Herold helped John Wilkes Booth to escape after he had assassinated Abraham Lincoln on 14 April 1865.
Everyone has a distorted view of their own body, according to recent research. Drinking alcohol, or believing you have drunk alcohol, can alter your self-perception further.
Research has shown that dogs can detect volatile compounds in human breath that indicate different types of cancer. Prototype ‘electronic noses’, such as the Na-Nose, can also detect cancer from patients’ exhaled breath.
Pianist Winifred Atwell, who sold more than 30 million records, was also a qualified pharmacist.
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are environmental contaminants that have contaminated large areas of agricultural land in the US. Prairie-grass helps to remove PCB pollution.
In Dharavi, a slum region of Mumbai, India, a recent exhibition used various types of art to raise awareness of public health issues.
Pamela Mason describes research that suggests eating in a confined window of time may help to reduce weight gain.