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Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar

Diet sodas and those packets of artificial sweetener you put in your coffee may not be as benign as we thought, a new study suggests.<p>High doses of artificial sweeteners like saccharin, sucralose and aspartame can change the population of healthy gut bacteria in mice and in some humans. And those …

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Sugar substitutes linked to obesity

Artificial sweetener seems to change gut microbiome.<p>The artificial sweeteners that are widely seen as a way to combat obesity and diabetes could, in …

O estudante de medicina 3.0

Com o intuito de divulgar como a revolução da informação está moldando médicos e pacientes no mundo inteiro, fui convidado pelo professor João Carlos …

Body upgrades may be nearing reality, but only for the rich

Homo sapiens were not always so special. In the ancient past, other human forms lived beside us. The Neanderthals in Eurasia. Small, hobbit-like humans in Indonesia. The mysterious Denisovans in the Ural mountains.<p>But our time alone may be nearing its end. Through the power of technology, humans …

Lung Cancer May Be Detected With a Thermometer

In the continuing effort to find less invasive ways of detecting lung cancer, scientists from Italy announced that your breath’s temperature could be …

New Ebola Vaccine Is Tested In Humans, After Success In Monkeys

An experimental Ebola vaccine is now being tested in people, according to scientists who say the drug has shown promising results when it was tested on monkeys. The small clinical trial is using healthy human volunteers in the U.S.<p>The Ebola vaccine is the subject of a study published Sunday in the …

Para não engravidar, mulheres poderão usar este chip financiado por Bill Gates

A Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation doou dinheiro para a MicroCHIPS, empresa americana criadora de um chip que libera anticoncepcionais no corpo da …

OMS espera ter vacina contra o ebola até 2015

<b>1. Profissionais de saúde do grupo Médicos Sem Fronteiras trabalham na Libéria, um dos países mais afetados pelo ebola, em 18 de outrubro de 2014</b></i> …

Magnetic brain stimulation treatment shown to boost memory

Memory can be boosted by using a magnetic field to stimulate part of the brain, a study has shown. The effect lasts at least 24 hours after the stimulation is given, improving the ability of volunteers to remember words linked to photos of faces.<p>Scientists believe the discovery could lead to new …

Epigenetics: genes, environment and the generation game

As with so much in science, this story owes a lot to mice. The tale begins with a pregnant mouse in a laboratory in Boston, Massachusetts. Such is the unfortunate lot of a lab rodent that she was kept on a near-starvation diet when she was close to giving birth. As scientists expected, her babies …

People Talk 'Brain-To-Brain' For First Time Ever

Telepathy is a staple of science fiction--just think of Mr. Spock or the Jedi knights. But new research shows that mind-melds no longer belong only to the world of make-believe.<p>An international team of scientists demonstrated what they call the first direct brain-to-brain communication, sending the …

World's First 3D Printed Vertebral Implantations

Advancements in 3D printing has allowed for progress to be made in the field of biomedical engineering. In the world, there have been hip and knee …