Pain Management

"书到用时方恨少" (Chinese saying) - It is only when it comes time to apply knowledge that you regret not acquiring enough of it. 「每当造句写不出来时,就有书到用时方恨少的苦恼。」- Every time I am unable to construct a sentence, I become vexed at my lacking knowledge. Wikitionary. 20 Sep 2016. and Ministry of Education, Republic of China, Taiwan - original in Traditional Chinese …

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Modernity and Health

Just having the opportunity to multitask is detrimental to cognitive performance. Glenn Wilson, former visiting professor of psychology at Gresham College, London, calls it info-mania. His research found that being in a situation where you are trying to concentrate on a task, and an email is sitting unread in your inbox, can reduce your effective …

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Scary movies: –ve effects

Bernie DeGroat. (29 Mar 1999). Scary movies can have lasting effects on children and teens, study says. The University Record. University of Michigan. More than 150 college students were surveyed 90% media fright reaction stemmed from childhood/teenage years. 26% reported ‘residual anxiety’. Blood and gore in horror movies tended to cause the most phobic reactions. One …

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Lifestyle, not medicine, for well-being

Examine the assertion that lifestyle, instead of medicine, is decisive in achieving well-being. (paraphrased - 2010 GCE A Level General Paper 1) => Take note, the below should be not taken as a substitute for consulting trained and qualified medical professionals such as doctors.  => Related GCE O Level and NA Level essay questions would …

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Law & Health – Mobile/Hand/Cell phones

5 years on in two different cases, the first in the Supreme Court and the latter in a regional one (north Italian town Ivrea), mobile phone usage was deemed to have ‘causal link(s)' with brain tumours. [In effect, the Supreme Court judgment became the legal precedent.] References: Cancer cells: Italian court rules ‘mobile phones can cause …

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