Etiqueta: medicine

ears nose
Why do ears and nose grow when we are old?

In the early 1990s, a group of English doctors set out to study whether the perception that ears and noses grow over time was true. Àngels Royo explains the results of this research project.

dna bank
Who wants your DNA?

By giving away our DNA and genetic data, we are giving away the DNA and genetic data of our entire biological family. We have to think if the objective we are pursuing is worthwhile.

retractions
Retractions

Retraction is a compulsory literary genre: it is only written by one who has no other choice, and it does not pursue fame. Except for a few media cases, retractions go unnoticed by the public. What makes for hot news?

Interview with Leo van Bergen

Interview with Leo van Bergen, historian and military-medical expert, on the occasion of the centenary of Armistice Day, which marked the end of World War I.

Why do our eyes turn red?

There are numerous causes for eye redness, and many of them are not serious. Begoña Domenech Amigot, professor of the Department of Optics, Pharmacology, and Anatomy of the University of Alacant, explains.

Atonement
Nurses in film

The way cinema has represented nurses has varied over time: from the clothing itself to the relationships with patients and other health personnel.