BAD BOSSES ARE BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH
A new study shows that bad leaders stress their workers, leading to poor health and high blood pressure.
BEAUTY COMES FROM WITHIN
Beautiful hair, beautiful skin, brilliant eyes, good- and healthy-looking teeth are things we all wish for. Wind and weather and age change our looks; but we can do a lot ourselves in order to improve and beautify our reflection in the mirror.
BEETHOVEN - DID HE SUFFER FROM LEAD POISONING?
A new book reveals that the famous composer, Ludwig van Beethoven, suffered from lead poisoning when he died. The discovery originates from a lock of his hair that has been analysed. The authors link the alleged lead poisoning with Beethoven's deafness.
Many people only eat them at Christmas and this is a pity as nuts can be a valuable addition to your diet. However, persons suffering from herpes or nut allergy should avoid eating them.
BIASED COCHRANE STUDY
The frivolous denigration of antioxidants continues: The reports are based on generalizations leading to nonsense. The study in The Lancet did not show that antioxidants increase mortality, nor that they do not prevent cancer.
BODY MASS INDEX (BMI) CALCULATOR
Here, you can calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI).
BRIMFUL OF BRAINS
"Most brains reflect but the crown of a hat" - so said quick-wittedly the American author James Russel Lowell. Russel was born in 1819, nowadays fewer people wear a hat.
BROCCOLI AND SPINACH ARE NOT LIKELY TO AFFECT INR
Promising Dutch study of vitamin K. The somewhat cryptic headline is probably Greek to most people, but it is very significant to people who are undergoing treatment with anticoagulant drugs.