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How a Storm Triggered a City-Wide Asthma Attack

How a Storm Triggered a City-Wide Asthma Attack

In November 2016, on a very hot day in Melbourne, Australia, a thunderstorm rolled into town. And suddenly, thousands of people found themselves struggling to breathe; a strange outbreak of asthma, sparked by a storm. In just five hours, paramedics Read more…


Why Does Your Stomach Make Noises?

Why Does Your Stomach Make Noises?

Our digestive systems seem to like making noise — especially when we most desperately do not want them to be making strange gurgling sounds. [gurgle] And I mean, even though stomach-growling is probably one of the less offensive noises your Read more…


Could You Eat So Much That Your Stomach Explodes?

Could You Eat So Much That Your Stomach Explodes?

After eating too much, have you ever felt like that dude from Alien whose stomach explodes? Like somewhere in the meat and potatoes a baby alien snuck in? We all have. But, baby alien explosion aside, how much can the Read more…


How fast does your cough travel? | Fact – 50 | #facts

How fast does your cough travel? | Fact – 50 | #facts

It’s interesting fact time. At the end of this video you will learn something about your cough that will amaze you. Are you confused? Did you know that when we cough, it travels at a speed of about 60 miles Read more…


Device and game helps children, adults with asthma – Aluna

Device and game helps children, adults with asthma – Aluna

We’re developing a respiratory management system that’s used by adults and children with chronic lung conditions like asthma, COPD, cystic fibrosis and pulmonary fibrosis. For both asthma and COPD, there’s about 60 million people are affected by it in this, Read more…


How do we know that our Stomach is Full? | #aumsum

How do we know that our Stomach is Full? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time Can you guess the title of my next video? Hurry up. Write your guess in the comments section below. How do we know that our stomach is full? Usually, our stomach and brain are constantly communicating with Read more…


Does Cough Medicine Really Work?

Does Cough Medicine Really Work?

What do you do when you have a really bad cough? If you reach for the cough medicine, you’re not alone. Every year, people spend billions of dollars on this stuff. But does it work? Coughing is a natural reflex Read more…


Why Do We Burp?

Why Do We Burp?

It happens to everyone! You’re just finishing up your lunch, maybe helping everyone clean up, and just as you open your mouth to say something … …oh cheese! excuse yourself, Squeaks! Burping can be embarrassing sometimes… …but everyone does it! Read more…


What Happens When You Stop Smoking?

What Happens When You Stop Smoking?

with over 7,000 chemicals released each time you light a cigarette it’s no surprise that smoking is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths worldwide but with 1.3 billion people actively smoking what actually happens when you stop smoking Read more…


The Obesity Paradox Probably Isn’t Real – Overweight Associated with Higher Mortality

The Obesity Paradox Probably Isn’t Real – Overweight Associated with Higher Mortality

Back in 2013, this article appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association: This well-done meta-analysis looked at 97 studies that examined the link between body mass index and mortality, and found that, relative to those with a normal Read more…