Posts for Informed
Teething gels to be sold in pharmacies only from 2019
For all parents of babies and young children, this comes from the government. Pharmacists are best placed to provide guidance and support when babies and children are teething or if […]
People who live in countryside are less likely to survive cancer
The extra load. Gozha Net, CC BY-SA Rosalind Adam, University of Aberdeen; Peter Murchie, University of Aberdeen, and Romi Carriere, University of Aberdeen It is easy to romanticise about escaping […]
Silly season articles – would you put your hand down the loo to rescue your phone?
I get lots of silly season press releases at this time of year but they do sometimes make me smile, like this one, as I know of many a mobile […]
We asked five experts: should I lie to my children about Santa?
If they ask, tell them the truth. www.shutterstock.com Sophie Heizer, The Conversation Ah yes, December. Christmas trees and decorations are popping up in shop windows, the weather is warming up, […]
Those pop-up ‘I agree’ boxes aren’t just annoying – they’re potentially dangerous
Song About Summer/Shutterstock Sabrina Rau, University of Essex Have you noticed the increasing number of pop-ups asking you to consent or “agree” when you visit a website? Do you find […]
What happens after Brexit vote? Four possible scenarios explained
Louise Thompson, University of Manchester MPs have started to debate the final Brexit withdrawal agreement ahead of a “meaningful vote” at the end of the day on December 11. That […]
More people are experiencing severe food allergies than ever before
Shutterstock Matthew Smith, University of Strathclyde The recent inquest into the death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse from anaphylaxis after eating a Pret A Manger baguette she was unaware contained sesame, could […]