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30 January 2005

If there are parallel universes, do you think Elvis might still be alive and making hits in another?

23 January 2005

I tried probiotics for two weeks and now I've got the trots - what's happening?!

23 January 2005

Can you still get brain damage even if your mobile phone is switched off?

23 January 2005

I suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). If I eat probiotics, it seems to prevent the gurgling symptoms. I read...

23 January 2005

Are probiotics worth taking?

23 January 2005

Is it safe to swallow chewing gum?

16 January 2005

When do you think it will be possible to experience direct input into the brain and will we be able to have false...

16 January 2005

I've got spondylitis of the spine and neck. A first-aider friend of mine suggested rubbing aftershave into the...

16 January 2005

Would the implants you are talking about help people with MS?

09 January 2005

Is the smoking vaccine safe in conjunction with things like anti-depressants?

09 January 2005

Are fizzy and sweet drinks addictive?

09 January 2005

Does the nicotine vaccine stop the cravings to smoke?

09 January 2005

I'm an ex-smoker. Every so often I get a dream that I'm smoking and think that it's ok. Is that normal?

09 January 2005

Nicorette gum has helped me to give up smoking. What happens if I get addicted to the gum?!

09 January 2005

In the Western world we seem more addicted to food than anything else. Cigarettes seem to suppress hunger, and this...

12 December 2004

What ingredients go into antibiotics, and how do they work?

12 December 2004

Some roofs have clean lines across them caused by copper cables that have been lain across them in the past. Why?

12 December 2004

Which bacteria or viruses cause ear infections?

12 December 2004

I have a thyroid problem and have to take thyroxin. What causes thyroid problems?

12 December 2004

Is it normal for you to have a body temperature lower than 36.7celsius ?

05 December 2004

I have a blocked eustacian tube. How did this happen and how can I clear it?

05 December 2004

Why do babies get jaundice when they are born, and why does a session on a sun bed help get rid of it?

28 November 2004

Why does Indian tonic water stop restless legs?

28 November 2004

I had syphilis about 40 years ago. Why can I not give blood, and why am I now allergic to penicillin?