Need Oxygen to Breath: Convert Carbohydrates into Alcohol!

“GOLDFISH and their wild crucian carp relatives can survive for five months without breathing oxygen – and now we know how. The fish carry a set of enzymes that, when oxygen levels drop, helps convert carbohydrates into alcohol that can be released through the gills. For most animals, including humans, a lack of oxygen can be fatal in… Read More

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Appreciate Each Breath…

“‘Catch your breath quickly now, while you may,’ he stated. ‘Breath is the least appreciated gift of the gods. None sing hymns to it, praising the good air, breathed by king and beggar, master and dog alike. But, oh to be without it! Appreciate each breath, Rild, as though it were your last – for… Read More

Spotting the Sick Child

Spotting the sick child is a free online resource giving information about the seven most common acute childhood problems: rash, breathing difficulties, dehydration, fever, fits, abdominal pain and head injury. Learning material includes vidoes, case analysis, medica linformation and simulations. Visit: www.spottingthesickhild.com