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‘Coffee waste’ could lead to new nutritious foods

77617 Coffee silverskin (the epidermis of the coffee bean) is usually removed during processing, after the beans have been dried, while the coffee grounds are normally directly discarded. It has traditionally been assumed that these by-products – coffee grounds and coffee silverskin have few practical uses and applications. So they end up in landfills causing… Seguir Leyendo ‘Coffee waste’ could lead to new nutritious foods

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Teens who regularly play football are more focused

77473 A direct correlation has been found between teens who play football and their ability to maintain focus, the Catholic University of Valencia and the Granada Center for Brain, Mind and Behavior Research, or Cimcyc, revealed in a recent study. The University of Granada, which oversees Cimcyc, announced on Tuesday the findings of a study… Seguir Leyendo Teens who regularly play football are more focused

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How pollution could make you obese, reveals study

74859 “We found that people with higher levels of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) were quantitatively more obese and also showed higher levels of cholesterol and triglycerides,” said lead author Juan Pedro Arrebola from the University of Granada in Spain.   These factors are regarded as key risk factors for developing cardiovascular diseases. The researchers analysed… Seguir Leyendo How pollution could make you obese, reveals study

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How pollution could make you obese, reveals study

74859 “We found that people with higher levels of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) were quantitatively more obese and also showed higher levels of cholesterol and triglycerides,” said lead author Juan Pedro Arrebola from the University of Granada in Spain.   These factors are regarded as key risk factors for developing cardiovascular diseases. The researchers analysed… Seguir Leyendo How pollution could make you obese, reveals study

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Schizophrenia has eight avatars: Research

74041 In an important first step towards better diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia, researchers have found that there are eight different types of the brain disorder, and not a single type, as earlier thought.   Representational imageSchizophrenia consists of a group made up of eight genetically different types of diseases, each of which presents its… Seguir Leyendo Schizophrenia has eight avatars: Research

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‘Magnetic’ bacteria in food can diagnose stomach cancer

71399 Scientists from University of Granada in Spain have successfully incorporated magnetic particles into probiotic bacteria like those found in many foodstuffs. These magnetic bacteria, after ingestion, help diagnose diseases of the digestive system like stomach cancer. To design these magnetic bacteria, the researchers tried to copy ‘magnetobacteria’ that naturally produce very limited numbers of… Seguir Leyendo ‘Magnetic’ bacteria in food can diagnose stomach cancer

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Artificial skin created using stem cells from umbilical cord

68546 To grow the artificial skin, the researchers used, in addition to this new type of epithelia covering, a biomaterial made of fibrin and agarose, already designed and developed by the University of Granada research team. Prior studies from the same team, already pointed to the possibility that Wharton stem cells could be turned into… Seguir Leyendo Artificial skin created using stem cells from umbilical cord

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Eating chocolates can help you shed flab, claim scientists

68455 Researchers from the University of Granada, Spain have scientifically have shown that higher consumption of chocolate is associated with lower levels of total fat (fat deposited all over the body) and central fat (abdominal), independently of whether or not the individual participates in regular physical activity and of diet, among other factors. The researchers… Seguir Leyendo Eating chocolates can help you shed flab, claim scientists

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