Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: 'We could see her lungs through her skin' > Health-in-Motion 14 June 2017 Ever tried to remove a tick from your calves? If you’ve ever tried to remove a tick from your calves, you’ll know just how firmly they attach themselves to their victims. Using science, we may just be able to turn that incredible ability to our advantage. Ticks excrete a cement-like substance to attach themselves to human skin and a team of Austrian scientists is studying South African ticks, hoping to recreate this sticking power in an artificial tissue adhesive that could be used to, among other applications, bond ligaments and tendons to bone without the use of metal. 0 More: Daily Dose: 'We could see her lungs through her skin' Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical This man has been injecting snake venom for 30 years – and this is what happened Medical Adele singing about ‘cheesy butter cups’? Why we sometimes hear the wrong lyrics… Lifestyle 5 exercises you can do in your lounge Medical This group of people has a 7 times greater risk of sudden heart death Lifestyle This factor is key for online quit-smoking Medical ‘I Googled how to kill myself’ From our sponsors Fill in our quick and easy survey and stand a chance of winning a R2000 voucher! R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.