Here are this week’s most interesting discussions of peer-reviewed research in health and medicine:
- I have always been intrigued by tattoos, but never had the guts to pull it off myself. James of Disease Prone blog explains some of the finer points of the science behind tattoos, especially a list of things that can go wrong.
- Are you a fast walker? Did you know that how you walk can indicate your intelligence and mental acuity? Dr. Stu explains.
- The nutritional guidelines in the US have recently moved from the ‘pyramid’ to the ‘plate’ as their explanatory model. Paige Brown of Student Voices explains the change, and discusses the improvements as well as the drawbacks of the new approach to dietary education.
Come back next week for more riveting discussions of health and medicine