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11 Nonfiction Books That Explain The Mysteries Of The Human Body — Like WTF Is Kissing All About?

Every single one of you has a human body that is fascinating, wondrous, and surprising in many ways. If you are curious about how your body actually …

Books

Por que só a intimidade do casal faz a sacanagem atingir a estratosfera

Quem me lê há mais tempo sabe: sou como a <b>Carrie Bradshaw</b>, protagonista da série <b>Sex and the City</b> — colunista de sexo que escreve sem pudor sobre os …

Here's how patients say they reversed early Alzheimer's symptoms

There are two California doctors who are shaking up the medical world, saying their protocols can dramatically improve brain health in children and …

Dementia

How Did I Lose My Belly Fat in 3 Months? I Did These 6 Things

I've never been superlean, and when I gain weight, it goes straight to my belly and it seems that it's the last place I lose it. I'm in my 40s and my belly fat has been around since high school, and now that my youngest is old enough that I can no longer refer to my tummy as baby weight, I got …

Fitness

De Tarsila a Luana: as 14 frases que marcaram a história de VEJA

Grandes personagens passaram pelas páginas de VEJA em cinco décadas. Tarsila do Amaral, por exemplo, contou às Páginas Amarelas como imaginou e criou …

The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

Dementia

Barack Obama revela as três perguntas que você deve fazer antes de casar

O conselheiro do ex-presidente contou quais dicas Obama deu a ele antes de subir ao altar<p>Quando o assunto é assumir um compromisso a dois <b>"até que a</b> …

7 surprising facts about the history of medicine

How did people in the past treat illness, injury and disease? What medicines did they use? Here, Caroline Rance shares seven facts from medicine’s …

Medicine

Oil and Marble: A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

Overview<p>Oil and Marble: A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo by Stephanie Storey<p>In her brilliant debut, Storey brings early 16th-century Florence …

Art

"Hormônio da felicidade", seratonina pode acelerar a aprendizagem - 30/06/2018 - UOL VivaBem

Conhecida por ser o hormônio do bem-estar, a seratonina pode ter um outro papel, de acordo com uma equipe internacional do Centro Champalimaud, em …

What It's Like to Experience Constant Musical Hallucinations

Sylvia hears music playing in her head all day. She's deaf.<p>One Friday morning in 2004, the people of Potters Bar were going about their daily business. Minutes from the center of town was 60-year-old Sylvia, a retired teacher, who was working in her house. All was well, apart from one thing: that …

The Brain

10 Endocrine System Fun Facts

This system regulates metabolism, growth, and sexual development<p>The endocrine system, like the nervous system, is a communication network. While the …

Scientific Research

21 Beautiful Quotes For When You Need A Little Inspiration

“No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.” — Virginia Woolf<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 9 Rewarding Ways To Have A Happier, Healthier June<p>• 12 Clever Little Things People Do To Feel Motivated<p>• 16 Backgrounds That Will Brighten Your Day Every Time You Check Your Phone

Literature

How many words do you need to speak a language?

<b>Learning a new language can be tricky, but how many words do you need to know before you can actually get by in a foreign tongue?</b><p>That was the question posed to BBC Radio 4's More or Less programme by one frustrated listener. Despite learning German for three years, and practising nearly every day, …

Language Learning

These 9 Foods Are the Fountain of Youth

Science will tell you that premature aging is a lifestyle choice rather than a genetic certainty. And it's not exactly news that diet, social and …

Nutrition

Cycling and heart health: should you worry about pushing your heart too hard?

<b>Provoked by a cardiac glitch of his own, CW fitness editor David Bradford investigates growing evidence that years of endurance exercise can lead to</b> …

Best films of 2018 so far

All the Money in the World<p>Raucous thriller about the real-life 1973 kidnapping of J Paul Getty’s grandson, and the billionaire’s subsequent refusal to pay the ransom – a film that became notorious in its own right after reshooting scenes featuring disgraced actor Kevin Spacey.<p><b>What we said:</b> With the …

Comic Books

Por que nossas expressões faciais não refletem nossos sentimentos

"Nossos rostos são formas de direcionar a trajetória de uma interação social", argumentam especialistas (Foto: Getty Images via BBC)<p>Enquanto …

Want to Inspire Happiness? These 6 Powerfully Simple Tips Will Help You Do Just That

Science says that doing these six things will help you inspire happiness in others.<p>When you are the boss, your actions and emotions can have tremendous impact on your staff, both good and bad. You probably don't always think about how your mood, your actions, the tone of your voice and the general …

Happiness

Modelos 3D prometem facilitar estudos de anatomia

Nunca existiu uma oferta muito grande de cadáveres para estudo em universidades. Após um processo de espera, corpos não reconhecidos são encaminhados …

The words to say -- and not to say -- about suicide

<b>(CNN) —</b> With two high-profile deaths by suicide this week and a new government report released detailing a rise in suicide rates in the United States, a topic that's often avoided, judged or only whispered about is now on the tips of people's tongues.<p>What we say or don't say, and how we say it, …

Mental Health

Why Insulin Is a New Suspect in Alzheimer's Disease

Johnson and Johnson recently announced that it was halting a clinical trial for a new Alzheimer’s drug after safety issues emerged. This latest …

From Chaos To Calm: A Life Changed By Ketamine

For six years now, life has been really good for James. He has a great job as the creative director of an advertising firm in New York City. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.<p>And it has all been possible, he says, because for the past six years he has been taking a drug called ketamine.<p>…

Mental Health

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

Bill Gates

5 filmes contemporâneos para conhecer e se sentir na Rússia

Uma lista combina aspectos turísticos e perspectivas sobre política e herança cultural russa.<p>A Copa da Rússia, que começa no próximo dia 14 de junho, …

What Are the Seven Wonders of the World?

We've all heard of the Seven Wonders of the World, but what are they exactly and where do they come from? To get to the origins of the original “must-see” list, we need to go back to Ancient Greece. Called <i>themata</i>—Greek for “things to see”—the list came about from writers of guidebooks and …

6 perguntas para entender a alta nos preços da gasolina e do diesel

A gasolina ultrapassou a barreira dos R$ 4 nos postos de gasolina em dezembro de 2017 e, desde então, sobe de forma contínua e gradativa em todo o país. Influenciada pelo aumento do dólar e do petróleo, a escalada de preços dos combustíveis se intensificou neste mês, irritou consumidores e motivou …

Os 5 livros que Bill Gates quer que você leia para entender o mundo

O filantropo bilionário divulgou sua lista anual de leituras recomendadas - com direito até a um vídeo com filhotes de cachorros<p>Estão chegando as …

All you need to know about Ebola virus disease

A recent outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has raised concerns of another epidemic.<p>Ebola virus was first identified in 1976 near the Ebola River in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).<p>Since then, the virus has emerged periodically and infected people …

Why the pharmaceutical industry is giving up the search for an Alzheimer’s cure

Thanks to modern healthcare and improved living standards, life expectancy is predicted to surpass 80 years in most parts of the world by 2050. That’s the positive.<p>The negative is that will push the number of people in the world over the age of 60 to more than 2 billion, which in turn will make …

Dementia