Got a hangover? Here's what's happening in your bodySteve Allsop, Curtin UniversityIt’s that time of year when we raise a glass to celebrate Christmas, the beginning of holidays, the new year, or simply to join with our friends. Many of us will pay a price, even if it’s “just”...
Daily Sunscreen Use Puts a Brake on Skin Aging
If fear of skin cancer was not enough, here’s another reason to slip, slop, slap: daily sunscreen use can dramatically slow the skin ageing process, a new study has found.The study, conducted by researchers from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research and published in the journal the Annals of...
It’s not often you see people over-50 having sex on screen. It’s so rare, in fact, that the sex scenes in 45 Years, the recent film about the approaching anniversary of a retired couple, became one of the main talking points in its coverage.And yet a sizeable minority of...
Today, a significant number of grandparents – approximately 2.7 million, as reported by the US Census – will have done exactly what they do every day, which is make their grandchildren breakfast, organize their activities and help with homework in the evening.As researchers and health and social service professionals,...
A recent study by Action on Sugar, a British campaign group, found that some of the more flavorful Starbucks drinks can contain up to a whopping 25 spoonfuls of sugar.That is the sugar equivalent of three cans of Coke.For most people, ordering a white chocolate mocha (~18 spoonfuls of sugar)...

The British government’s new guidelines advise reducing alcohol consumption to 14 units a week for both men and women and bluntly state that, for some cancers of the mouth, throat and breast, “risk increases with any amount you drink”.

Have you ever wondered why you feel healthier and happier when you stroll through the trees or frolic by the sea? Is it just that you’re spending time away from work, de-stressing and taking in the view? Or is there more to it?

Last semester I experimented with a new idea in my consumer behavior class. I gave pop quizzes on the assigned readings but with a little twist.

5 Tips to Make Money from Anywhere
ProductHunt published an article with a few great ideas on making money from home. Remote work has been a topic of interest for several years now, but it felt like an accelerated trend in 2015. More companies are giving employees the option to work remotely part- or full-time, and some...
"The Martian" Book / Movie Review
Over the past few years I’ve been into reading books that have been made into major motion pictures. I don’t limit my reading by this mind you, but if there is an opportunity to read a good book and watch someone’s take on it i’ll take advantage of it....