UNSW Sydney launches virtual Museum of Human Disease

Staff at the Museum of Human Disease at UNSW Sydney have used their lockdown time wisely, by creating a virtual version of their collection of real organs and body parts, which constitute the…

Gut bugs make your drunk

Auto-brewery gut bacteria get you drunk

A special type of a well-known intestinal bacterium could be responsible for some cases of severe liver disease, according to new studies. Scientists from the Capital Institute of Pediatrics in China discovered the…

Obesity linked to early-life antibiotics exposure

Antibiotics may promote fat growth and alter the human microbiome.

You are what you eat

Avoid the blues with certain food flavours.

Caffeine: new defence against skin cancer

Protection against skin cancer can be added to the list of health benefits that come with drinking coffee.

Apple peel boosts calorie burning

An apple a day keeps the doctor — and the fat — away.

Do we really need to drink two litres of water?

Researchers suggest our bodies need two litres of fluid per day, rather than two litres of water specifically.

Does cutlery affect the flavour of food?

Some food for thought when preparing your next dinner party.

Brain scans predict weight and sexual behaviour

Functional MRI scans can reliably judge a person’s most basic appetites.

Exercise changes your DNA

You could change your DNA through exercise and coffee consumption.

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