In a small, first-known study to document changes in the sweating function associated with tattooing led by Alma College in Michigan, researchers found that tattooed skin generated about half the amount of sweat as non-tattooed skin. They also found the sweat had a different composition, "containing about twice as much sodium as the non-tattooed side.
The worry surrounding antibiotic resistant bacteria is one that has continued to grow, with many scientists and researching believing antibiotics are often overprescribed. Martin Llewelyn, a professor of infectious diseases at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, believes that completing the fully course of antibiotics, even after a patient's sympotoms begin to dissapate, could also be doing more harm than good.
A new longitudinal study published in Psychological Science has found that people who show signs of neurotocism - one of the "Big Five" psychological traits of a human, which include "an openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, and agreeableness" - have a tendency to live longer,