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Archive for: March, 2011
Simon Cowell speaks out about cancer

Here at Globebloggers we have spoken many times about travelling with cancer. That is why we just wanted to share this article we found in the Daily Mail to share the experiences of someone you may know (he is just a little bit famous) and his experiences of cancer. I am talking about Simon Cowell, of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and ‘X-Factor Fame.

The pros and cons of Statins

Statins, the cholesterol lowering tablets, are prescribed to around 6 million people in the UK, so it is likely that some of you reading this blog are currently taking statins. Statins work by reducing the amount of ‘bad cholesterol’ in the blood, which can cause the build up of fatty deposits in the arteries and lead to coronary artery disease.

Train your brain – even on holiday!

We all have heard of one way or the other how to train your brain – whether it is completing a Sudoku every day, Mensa puzzles, the brain training game on the Nintendo DS, or simply learning a new skill. But these activities don’t always fit that well with a holiday lazing on the beach or by the pool.

Permanent Tan or Holiday Bronze?

In the UK, considering the appalling weather that we often experience, a big reason for going on holiday is often to get that elusive tan. We come home from our beach holiday, relaxed and refreshed, proud to show off our tan and hear the cries of ‘You look well’ from others left languishing in the office!

Potatoes for pain, herbs for hoarseness and other home remedies

  As promised, here are some more unusual home remedies, from an article in the Daily Mail on the 21st Feb. See here for the full book about home remedies, ‘Grandmas Remedies’ by Cherry Chappell . Here are a few we liked best: Minor Burns: Apparently you should grate raw potato into a bowl and Read More