Healthy Food – Prepared Easily

Have you ever come home, opened your fridge and wondered what to have for dinner with the few ingredients you have available? Have you ever come back home and ordered some take away since what you had really wasn’t so promising? These scenarios seem to become more and more common … Continue reading

Drug Effectiveness Diminished in Space

Astronauts on long space missions may not be able to take antibiotics to treat infections or aspirin to treat headaches, simply because drugs have been found to decay much faster in space than on earth. A recent study in the AAPS Journal found, that the half-life of drugs is much … Continue reading

I Dream and Think, Therefore I Am

Recently I came across the recordings of “Tabaluga”, a German children’s story by the pop star Peter Maffay. It is old now and probably not quite what children are listening to these days, but the central message is powerful and still holds. Tabaluga is a small dragon who is making … Continue reading

The Oxford Handbook of Neuroethics

A few decades ago, the international community published guidelines for athletes, trying to ban performance enhancing drugs in order to guarantee the safety of sportsmen and -women and ensure fair competitions. The phenomenon of enhancing an individual’s performance in sports is also known as doping. Although these guidelines exist for … Continue reading

Distant Star Moved by Tides

Recently, the scientific Journal Nature published an interesting theory online. Astronomers believe that the surface area of a distant star is influenced by the gravity of a huge alien planet. Earth’s moon is responsible for the tides that we observe here on Earth and equally, so the astronomers argue, the … Continue reading

Fitness First – Energy Drinks

We recently reported on great ways to prepare healthy food easily. The readers of our fitness column asked us to complement the dietary suggestions we give with energy drinks, as they are a fantastic way to boost energy, feel healthy, live healthily and get full control over your life. There … Continue reading

A Doctor’s Touch

Doctors constitute one of the oldest human profession. Arisen mainly from ancient Greek philosophy as well as religious institutions such as monasteries  in the Western world, this profession has become a very reputable one and is supposedly studied only by the brightest of students. The profession has undergone many transformations … Continue reading

ESFJ – The Host/Hostess of the World

London Life Coach & Relationship Expert Sloan Sheridan-Williams talks about ESFJ personality types. Follow Sloan Life Coach on Twitter @SloanSW_London and visit www.sloansw.com I have been asked to elaborate on each personality type with a few characteristics and examples for each. I will be expanding on each type shortly but … Continue reading

ESTJ – The Overseer

London Life Coach & Relationship Expert Sloan Sheridan-Williams talks about ESTJ personality type. Follow Sloan Life Coach on Twitter @SloanSW_London and visitwww.sloansw.com I have been asked to elaborate on each personality type with a few characteristics and examples for each. I will be expanding on each type shortly but in … Continue reading

Green Tea Versus Coffee

Antioxidants A scientific term, that is now frequently discussed in popular literature, is the term of antioxidants. Many articles have mentioned that antioxidants can be found in berries, beverages and now even antioxidant food supplements exist. Before discussing antioxidants in conjunction with green tea or coffee, I would like to explain what … Continue reading