Why Stress Is Bad For You

Most of us have experienced stress in one way or the other The majority of the population is dealing with stress on a day to day basis. Constant exposure can lead to numerous problems, so it is very important to be aware and to know how to minimize the negative effects that it can have…

Earth from space: Bolivian highland heart

Hi I’m Mariangela D’Acunto and welcome back to Earth from Space. For Valentine’s Day, Copernicus Sentinel-2 brings you a beautiful heart-shaped geographical formation in the southern highlands of Bolivia. The highlands are part of the Altiplano, meaning High Plateau, a region that stretches almost 1000 km from Peru to Bolivia. The landscape consists of a…

What Exactly is Lupus?

Our immune system is an incredible thing. It’s a complex, disease-fighting machine, capable of fending off attacks from bacteria and viruses. But what happens when that same incredible system stops fighting diseases, and starts attacking you? Lupus has been around for a very long time. Symptoms were first described back in the nineteenth century, specifically…

How do you manage stress?

I’m Audrey head of reward, engagement policy at Imperial the way I manage my stress is reading walking listening to all genres of music so my name is Tom Welton and what I do to relieve stress is stop working my name is Debbie Evanson and I like to avoid stress by spending time with…

Why Do We Itch?

The American poet Ogden Nash said, “Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.” But while scratching can feel pretty good, we all know what happens next. When considering scratching an itch, it may be better to follow the old Yiddish proverb: “A quarrel is like an itch; the more you scratch, the more it…