Answers to Medicine Questions

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10 July 2018

Should you really wee on it?

10 July 2018

When should I get a mark on my skin checked out? How do you know if there's a problem with it?

10 July 2018

What causes freckles to come out in the sunshine?

10 July 2018

What's going on in my ears when they pop after a flight?

10 July 2018

What's upped the pollen count?

10 July 2018

Why does burnt skin flake instead of becoming beautifully bronzed?

12 June 2018

Why does every Disney lyric get stuck in our heads?

12 June 2018

We often get very angry when we get hungry, but why might that be?

12 June 2018

What exactly is déjà vu? Have we asked this before?

05 June 2018

Could we eat aliens?

22 May 2018

For this Question of the Week, Mike wanted to know why his nose runs when he cycles in cold weather, but not in warm...

15 May 2018

If all cells have the same DNA, why are some nail cells and others eye cells?

15 May 2018

Is cancer something we could have evolved our way out of?

15 May 2018

How do they survive without a nucleus?

27 March 2018

Geneticist and Neuroscientist Giles Yeo was able to cook up an answer...

27 March 2018

But I can CERTAINLY hear my partner snoring!

27 March 2018

What's the difference between allergy and intolerance?

27 March 2018

Caller Richard had a question for our own Chris Smith

27 March 2018

How do they know if their queen dies?

27 March 2018

It's not *that* bad, Cambridge University's Bobby Seagull explained why.

27 March 2018

Genetists, Giles Yeo, crunched the numbers...

20 February 2018

Are CEOs more likely to be psychopaths than other people?