Should we be eating nuclear Japanese fish?

Australia leads the world in medical research, and for many years our scientists have brought relief to patients suffering from various long term ailments. We lead in stem cell research and treatment for stomach ulcers as well as a possible break through in cancer treatments. So who is ordering the latest research into possible medical … [Read the full story]

Ferrets can grow human livers

Scientists have used ferret livers, which are the size of walnuts, to grow minature human livers. The breakthrough by US scientists raises the prospect of growing livers that could then be transplanted into patients. The US team used part of the ferret livers as a “scaffold” to grow human liver cells, after the animal cells … [Read the full story]

Anecdotal thoughts of Jim Aborwhear

I don’t usually drink weekdays anymore, but made an exception this week. When I got home, had a bath, shaved (I shave at night, I hate having to look at my face in the mornings especially when I have a razor in my hand). Next morning, got up feeling a little rough it must be … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1997

On this day in 1997, an estimated 2.5 billion people around the globe tune in to television broadcasts of the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, who died at the age of 36 in a car crash in Paris the week before. During her 15-year marriage to Prince Charles, the son of Queen Elizabeth II … [Read the full story]

‘Beer goggles’ are a myth

Ever felt one too many drinks have fooled you into thinking someone is better looking than they are? Well, you wouldn’t be alone… but you would be wrong, it is claimed. ‘Beer goggles’ are a myth because we see each other no differently regardless of how much alcohol we have had. The part of the … [Read the full story]

Amy watched YouTube of herself when she died

It’s been revealed that Amy Winehouse spent her final hours drinking vodka alone in her bedroom and watching YouTube videos of herself, a court was told yesterday. A second inquest confirmed the 27-year-old died of alcohol poisoning at her north London home on July 23, 2011. Miss Winehouse drank so much that she stopped breathing … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

Christmas is over and now we look to New Year’s Eve and the start of a new year. I hope your festivities went well and you received the gifts you expected. Unfortunately peace on earth was one gift we all lost out on. Gun control laws are still not going to happen as soon as … [Read the full story]

The BIG autopsy report is finally revealed

The autopsy report of rapper Notorious BIG has been revealed, 15 years after he was shot and killed. The rapper, real name Christopher Wallace, was murdered in a drive by shooting in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997. The 24 year old rapper was shot four times whilst sat in the passenger seat of a … [Read the full story]

Fertility tests – why do doctors humiliate women?

At least one in six couples now need medical help to have a baby…and for half of them the problem is the result of poor sperm quality. Infertility specialists fear this growing problem among men is bringing us closer to the day when most couples will need medical help to have a family. This week, … [Read the full story]

Anecdotal thoughts of Jim Aborwhear

Was struck by an awful “bug” last night, felt so rough I didn’t even want any alcohol, that is a first! Zomboid like today which is rather irritating but back to work tomorrow, where it will not matter as I will blend in. You know it’s at times like the above, on a cold dark … [Read the full story]

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