Answers to Medicine Questions

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09 October 2018

Why do we replace one unhealthy vice with another?

09 October 2018

"Is it like gamete wacky races?"

09 October 2018

Or is this behaviour unique to humans?

09 October 2018

Buckle up, adrenaline junkies...

09 October 2018

Chris Smith put this question to planetary geologist David Rothery

02 October 2018

Why does wearing wellies result in feeling pressure in a puddle, when going barefoot doesn't?

11 September 2018

Is it the battle of the sexes? Or the battle of the ages?

11 September 2018

Is it true? What's the mechanism behind it?

11 September 2018

The whole panel joined in to tackle this listener question...

11 September 2018

We put this curious question to Human Physiologist, Sam Virtue.

11 September 2018

And what about using hands-free devices in the car?

11 September 2018

We ALL know that feeling...

11 September 2018

Who's at more risk; car drivers or motorcyclists?

31 July 2018

How much land do you need to live?

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?