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They discover the neurons responsible for binge eating and how to control them

They discover the neurons responsible for binge eating and how to control them

Controlling the neurons responsible for compulsive eating behavior may be a solution to obesity. Eating disorders and obesity are complex diseases with serious consequences for physical and mental health. Attempts to modify those risky eating behaviors through drugs They have failed so far. A group of researchers from University of Cologne in Germany has discovered …

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They discover a key gene in the repair of the heart after a heart attack

They discover a key gene in the repair of the heart after a heart attack

An international research team led by academics from the University of Bologna (Italy) has identified, in a study published in the journal ‘Nature Cardiovascular Research’, a key gene in the repair of damage to the heart after an attack. Specifically, the work shows that the inability of heart muscle to regenerate after a heart attack …

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The vaccine protects people of any weight from severe Covid-19

The vaccine protects people of any weight from severe Covid-19

Vaccination center against Covid-19 in the Pakistani city of Karachi. SHAHZAIB AKBER EFE The ability to infect Covid in the air could decrease by 90% within 20 minutes of exhalation See all the news about the coronavirus Vaccines against Covid-19 have greatly reduced the number of severe cases of this disease in all people, regardless …

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A soft electronic implant that 'cools' pain

A soft electronic implant that ‘cools’ pain

Scientists led by Northwestern University (USA) have developed a soft, miniaturized, implantable devicedesigned to ‘cool’ the nerves and provide specific pain relief, on demand, without the need for drugs. The system, presented this week in Scienceis based on flexible electronic technologies and microfluidics and has been successfully tested in rats. The biocompatible, water-soluble device works …

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Diseases that can be suffered if sunbathing is abused

Excessive sunbathing can lead to skin cancer.pixabay Excessive sunbathing can lead to burns and long-term diseases, such as skin cancer Reducing risks involves taking precautions whenever we sunbathe: it is important to use sun protection all year round In summer, avoid the central hours of the day, insist on applying sunscreen and wear hats or …

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What are biobanks and how can they improve the lives of patients

What are biobanks and how can they improve the lives of patients

The doctor and researcher Sisse Rye Ostrowski is well aware of the advantages of having biobanks for medical and clinical research. But also how complex it is to manage the legal and ethical issues associated with this new diagnostic tool. Rye Ostrowski, who, in addition to being the chief physician of the Copenhagen Hospital biobank, …

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Tingling in the body?  These are the possible causes

Tingling in the body? These are the possible causes

Usually, people overlook the tingling in some parts of the body, considering that this part cramped at the time; nevertheless, The tingling sensation in the body is a symptom known as paresthesia and can lead to major health problems. According to the magazine Cinfasalud, Paresthesia is a disorder that generates a type of irritative sensitivity …

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Is autophagy the secret to better aging?

Is autophagy the secret to better aging?

Obesity, arterial hypertension, high triglyceride levels, low levels of “good” cholesterol or high levels of “sugar” in the blood. These are some of the factors that make up what is known as metabolic syndromerelated to heart diseaseand other pathologies such as ictusthe renal insufficiencythe fatty liver, insulin resistance or type 2 diabetes. Science has shown …

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Light, architect of life

Light, architect of life

Russian pianist and composer Alexander Scriabin once said: “I am a moment of enlightened eternity, I am affirmation, I am ecstasy.” A contemporary of his, the Valencian painter Joaquín Sorolla was drawn by light in fleeting impressions of what would later become painting on immaculate canvas. Mythical are also the shadows cast in the depths …

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