When chopping an onion you will often find that no matter what you do your eyes water? It is like a chemical fog has enveloped your whole face and the tears start to stream. Whilst cutting an onion recently my daughter was convinced that I was crying. I tried to explain to her that it … Continue reading Why do our Eyes Water when slicing an Onion?
Our immune system is a wonderful, and amazingly complicated system. It is there working twenty four hours a day, seven days a week - and simply put, without it we would be in a whole heap of trouble. But why, when we get an infection, and our immune system is called in to action do … Continue reading Why do I have a temperature when I am poorly?
When my daughter was recently at her grand-parents house, her granny said to her "Put your coat on. You don't want to get cold and catch a cold now do you?" Shortly after arriving home my daughter told me about this and asked me "Can I really catch a cold?" We have all heard this … Continue reading Can I “Catch a Cold” if I am cold?