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Beyond pharmacy blog

All posts from: August 2013

Mr Lea, Mr Perrins and a singular sauce

Posted by: Prospector PJWed, 21 Aug 2013

Treating acrophobia

Posted by: Prospector PJWed, 21 Aug 2013

A recent study goes some way to explaining the origins of a fear of heights (acrophobia), which is apparently neither innate nor due to experience of falling.

Seaweed as a biofuel

Posted by: Prospector PJWed, 21 Aug 2013

Seaweed may seem like an unlikely material to help save the planet, but it could prove a useful fuel without many of the disadvantages of existing biofuels.Many biofuels are produced from food crops. But they drive up global prices and consume increasingly scarce fresh water. And some, such as palm oil, can produce more carbon dioxide than diesel does.

Obesity may increase the risk of osteoporosis

Posted by: Hourglass PJWed, 7 Aug 2013

Another reason to read a good book

Posted by: Hourglass PJWed, 7 Aug 2013

Cognitive decline in older age is understandably the subject of a huge amount of current research.

Chocolate and hysteria

Posted by: Hourglass PJWed, 7 Aug 2013

I enjoy any story about chocolate, so I was interested to read a recent press release asking whether chocolate was behind the so-called “hysteria” displayed by nuns and other women in the 18th century.

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