Why singing improves well-being

I never would have directly thought of the benefits of singing, let alone that there was research into it, but it is one of those things that should be obvious. There’s a growing body of research into the impact of singing on well-being. We now know, for example, that group singing raises your pain threshold. […]

RMIT makes a pill that can monitor your gut

The ultimate fart research. I wouldn’t mind some serious answers as to what is going on in my gut. Researchers have conducted the first ever trials of smart pills that can measure intestinal gases inside the body, with surprising results revealing some unexpected ways that fibre affects the gut. Source: Gut reaction: smart pill smells […]

6 Health Myths You Can Stop Believing

Necessary reading. Those who have paid attention will know these things, but it is amazing how many people don’t. The majority of people that walk into my office for health consultations are incredibly confused.  And I don’t blame them.  For years we have been told certain “facts” about nutrition and that if we just followed […]

HealthMap | Global disease alert map

On one of the forums I frequent, a member from the USA posted a thread about the swine flu in Mexico and was concerned about its spread to the USA.  In response, another member posted a link to the HealthMap | Global disease alert map. Using Google Maps, you can see exactly where reports or […]