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08 January 2006

Does laughing gas really make you laugh?

08 January 2006

I've always been thin and can eat and drink what I like. Why is this? Linda in Norwich - Why is it that people...

08 January 2006

My question is about blood. In my medical terminology class, we were told that you can distinguish an old internal...

18 December 2005

When you sneeze, why do you sometimes get a horrible smell?

18 December 2005

Why can't you tickle yourself?

18 December 2005

What is COPD?

11 December 2005

How and why does your skin get thin when you get older? Does it really get thin or is there something else going on?

11 December 2005

If your voice goes croaky, does anything happen to your voice box to make it go all croaky?

11 December 2005

Why would our eyes have developed to take in more information than our brains can process? Secondly, if we only use...

04 December 2005

I've heard that there's a single origin for the emergence of Homo sapiens. Is there any scientific background...

27 November 2005

Why is it that we like drinks with gas, like beer or coke? If we drink these beverages without it, they taste bad, but...

27 November 2005

From a scientific rather than a religious point of view, why should there be a universe? Why isn't there just...

20 November 2005

I have a stepson who has fragile X syndrome. He was diagnosed at the age of eight and is 28 now. I'm interested in...

13 November 2005

If tapeworms make you really skinny, why don't you give them to fat people until they lose weight and then take...

13 November 2005

How can maggots be used in health care and experiments?

13 November 2005

Why do people fart?

13 November 2005

Has anyone been seriously ill from taking these worms?

06 November 2005

Why do we feel better after sneezing?

06 November 2005

What is the best way to burn fat from the abdominal area, or in other words, a beer belly?! And why does it collect...

30 October 2005

Here in the Philippines we have a delicacy called a balot. This is a half incubated duck chick. The fully shelled chick...

30 October 2005

How can I stay in one room and study and read and relax all day long and nothing seems funny. But my bedroom always...

23 October 2005

I read an article saying that propolis was good for the immune system. My husband has rheumatoid arthritis, and this...

23 October 2005

Although saliva is used to start the process of breaking down food, I was wondering if saliva has any healing...

23 October 2005

Why does the flu jab only last one year?