Tag Archives: Viral

How good is your eyesight? This viral photo could show if you have astigmatism

Twitter users were baffled by a comparison of two night time pictures with many realising they had the condition astigmatism for the first time. In recent years there has been an influx of viral photos blowing everyone’s mind, showing how differently we see some common objects. The most famous of course being ‘the dress’ that… Read More »

Study finds probiotics not effective in treating children with viral intestinal infections

A quick Google search for ‘probiotics’ reveals several websites suggesting the benefits of probiotics for gut health and their efficacy in treating common stomach bugs. However, the published literature on probiotics suggests a much different story. Researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and other paediatric hospitals across Canada worked with lead researchers at… Read More »