Rafael Nagasso

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Leaky Gut Syndrome: What You Should Know About Your Gut Bacteria

There's a universe of living organisms in your digestive tract, and the little critters can do a ton for you. Up to 100 trillion cells live in your gut microbiome, forming a world that scientists are still working to understand. 100 trillion cells -- that's enough microbes to make it the highest …

14 Things You Didn't Know About New Orleans

Mardi Gras season is well under way. This year, around one million tourists are expected to flock to New Orleans to partake in the festivities. If you’re one of the lucky million and it’s your first time in the Crescent City, make sure to prepare yourself for the unique wonderland you're about to …

Mikhail Gorbachev: world on brink of new cold war over Ukraine

Former Soviet Union leader says tensions between US and Russia should be kept under control<p>Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that tensions between the US and Russia over Ukraine have put the world on the brink of a new cold war.<p>The former leader of the Soviet Union said: “We must make sure that we get …

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Efeitos adversos da maconha

Artigos<p>Drauzio Varella<p>Maconheiro é louco para dizer que maconha não vicia nem faz mal.<p>Saiba mais<p>O uso medicinal do THC e dos demais canabinoides dele …

Efeitos benéficos da maconha

Artigos<p>Drauzio Varella<p>Não são poucos os benefícios potenciais da maconha.<p>Saiba mais<p>O uso frequente da maconha predispõe ao infarto do miocárdio, …

Legalização da maconha

Artigos<p>Drauzio Varella<p>Em duas colunas anteriores, mostramos que os efeitos adversos da maconha não são poucos nem desprezíveis e que o componente …

Umidade do ar: reflexos na saúde

Dicas<p>Os meteorologistas se preocupam com a umidade relativa do ar, porque ela representa uma variável meteorológica que pode afetar o organismo de …

Oito fatos sobre ELA

Esclerose<p>Mariana Fusco Varella<p>O site da <b>Cleveland Clinic</b>, um dos hospitais mais importantes dos Estados Unidos, lançou esta semana uma lista de fatos …

Coração

Corpo Humano<p>O coração é um órgão muscular oco, em forma de cone e relativamente pequeno: tem mais ou menos o tamanho de um punho fechado e pesa entre …

His brain injury made him a math genius: Science explains why

Scientists explain Jason Padgett’s rare syndrome, and examine the possibility that we all have dormant abilities<p>In his memoir, "Struck By Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel", excerpted by Salon, Jason Padgett explains how a brain injury radically altered how he sees the world …

First Amputee Has Touch Restored With Bionic Hand

The researchers at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EFPL) in Switzerland and the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (SSSA) recently developed a completely new sensory feedback channel which allowed a Danish 36 year-old amputee, Dennis Aabo Sørensen, to feel objects in his hand in real time. …