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¿Por qué la carne cocida a término medio es más saludable?

La carne roja es una buena fuente de proteínas, vitaminas, minerales, antioxidantes y otros nutrientes importantes como creatina y carnosina, …

Cómo los intestinos influyen en las emociones y toma de decisiones

Una reciente investigación avanza en la comprensión científica sobre el funcionamiento del circuito intestinal y su conexión con el cerebro, y …

FDA Recalls Common Heart Medications Containing Cancer-Causing Forms Of Valsartan

The FDA decision comes a week after 22 other countries imposed similar recalls.<p>A week after 22 countries recalled drugs used to treat high blood …

valsartan

The forgotten British-Asian physician who changed modern medicine

Before Frederick Akbar Mahomed, the world did not know that human life could be prolonged by reducing blood pressure. The 19th century doctor from Brighton, England, did pioneering research into nephritis and hypertension, and helped introduce the British Medical Association’s collective …

Medicine

Science says lesbians have better sex than straight women — here’s why

If you want a lesson in good sex, you may want to consider a tip or two from lesbians.<p>According to a report from The Guardian on Monday, several …

Sexuality

Encontrado en Grecia el fragmento de más antiguo de La Odisea

Arqueólogos que trabajan en la antigua Olimpia, Grecia, encontraron durante las excavaciones una loseta de arcilla con 13 versos de "La Odisea" de …

Existing drug may help to treat aggressive brain cancer

Glioblastoma is an aggressive brain cancer that progresses very rapidly and often becomes treatment resistant. The commonest chemotherapy drug used …

Cancer

Type 1 diabetes patients could benefit from popular and cheap blood pressure drug

A generic drug meant to address high blood pressure may supplement insulin therapy for people with recent onset type 1 diabetes, according to a new …

Diabetes

Cómo la suerte influye en el éxito o fracaso de las personas

El predominio de la llamada regla 80:20, en la que el 80 por ciento de la riqueza es propiedad de sólo el 20 por ciento de las personas, plantea …

¿Ataques sónicos o histeria colectiva?, esto dicen los expertos sobre las víctimas recientes

A finales del año 2016 y principios de 2017, al menos 24 diplomáticos estadounidenses en Cuba se quejaron de pérdida de audición, náuseas, pérdida de …

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

¿Sabes cómo se calcula la cantidad de calorías de los alimentos?

Muchas personas, especialmente quienes están considerando asumir o mantienen una dieta alimenticia, tienen interés en el contenido calórico de los …

Esta es la razón científica por la que tu cerebro nunca se queda sin problemas

Se podría decir que, sin importar cuánto nos esforcemos e incluso logremos solucionarlos, siempre tenemos problemas que nos agobian.<p>De acuerdo a un …

Parkinson's may soon be treated with blood pressure drug

Isradipine, an antihypertensive drug, is emerging as a potential new treatment for Parkinson's disease due to promising results of in vitro tests. …

Neuroscience

Dime a quién votas y te diré qué ‘fake news’ te crees

Pensamos que tomamos las decisiones de manera racional, pero no es así. La tendencia política de cada ciudadano influye en su actitud frente a las …

La Ley de Weber: por qué el tiempo pasa más rápido a medida que nos hacemos mayores

¿Qué ocurre cuando entras a una habitación a oscuras y hay una vela encendida? Te percatas enseguida de la llama prendida, ¿verdad? Y si esa estancia está completamente iluminada, ¿cuánto puedes tardar en darte cuenta de que hay una vela alumbrando?<p>Casi con toda probabilidad mucho más que cuando …

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

20 Best Places to Live on the Coast in 2018

1 of 22<p>Santa Cruz, California<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 22<p>The Kennebunks, Maine<p>3 of 22<p>Long Branch, New Jersey<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 22<p>Habersham, South …

Costa Rica

Rosalind Franklin, la olvidada científica detrás del descubrimiento de la estructura del ADN, uno de los más importantes para la medicina moderna

En 1951, la joven Rosalind Franklin empezó a trabajar en lo que se convertiría en una de las investigaciones científicas más importantes del siglo XX y que condujo a una transformación de la medicina moderna.<p>Tenía 30 años cuando Franklin generó una fotografía, conocida como "<b>Foto 51</b>", que fue clave …

Dr. Oz Makes Millions Even Though He's Been Called A 'Charlatan' (And You Should Follow His Lead)

You’re a dedicated professional who has spent years honing your craft. Even now, you take great pains to study all the newest developments in your field and always check your sources to make sure the advice you give is sound. So when a “charlatan” like Dr. Oz continues to rake in the big bucks …

Oprah Winfrey

A major new analysis reveals for the first time the likely cause of most cases of childhood leukaemia and that the disease may be preventable.

A major new analysis reveals for the first time the likely cause of most cases of childhood leukaemia and that the disease may be …

Ultra-clean homes could trigger childhood leukaemia, major review suggests

Keeping children cocooned in ultra-clean homes away from other youngsters could trigger childhood leukaemia, a landmark study suggests.<p>A major new analysis by Britain’s leading leukaemia expert has concluded a deadly chain of events is set in motion when susceptible children are not exposed to …

3 experimentos psicológicos de referencia que serían imposibles hacer de acuerdo a la ética actual

¿Hasta qué punto se puede engañar a una persona en un experimento psicológico? ¿Cuánta presión pueden ejercer los investigadores? ¿Se puede asustar a un niño para estudiar el miedo?<p>A lo largo del siglo XX la ciencia fue desarrollando un código ético estricto sobre lo que se puede y no se puede …

The monopolization of America: The biggest economic problem you’re hearing almost nothing about

<b>FILE - This Aug. 31, 2015, file photo, shows the Monsanto logo on display at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. On Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, Monsanto Co. shareholders approved a $57 billion merger with Bayer AG, a deal that would combine two of the world's biggest agricultural companies. (AP</b> …

It’s not just Trump. The US has always broken its treaties, pacts and promises

One of the dangerous consequences of violating the Iran deal is a loss of credibility for the US, say critics of Donald Trump’s decision including former president Barack Obama. Iran and all other parties have respected the deal’s terms, they point out, making the US look like an unreliable …

Human Rights

Noam Chomsky reveals exactly what went wrong in the 2016 presidential election that gave us Trump

Noam Chomsky is an exceptionally influential figure. Author of well over 100 books (as well as <i>many</i> articles, letters, speeches and interviews) …

Rock star physicist Carlo Rovelli on why time is an illusion

“I found something extraordinarily beautiful and extraordinarily radical. And I thought, wow, this is better than LSD”<p>At the outset of Julian …

5 Things You Should Never Say to a Narcissist

Certain phrases are more than likely to trigger a tantrum.<p>Talking to a narcissist—someone who has an inflated (and immovable) sense of self-worth—is …

Here Are 7 Brilliant Insights From Noam Chomsky on American Empire

Noam Chomsky is an expert on many matters -- linguistics, how our economy functions and propaganda, among others. One area where his wisdom …

Wandering gut bacteria could be behind conditions like lupus

When scientists sequenced the human genome, it gave us an unprecedented (and organized) understanding of how genes affect our health. In recent …