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‘Female intuition comes from lower testosterone exposure in womb’

71200 Intuitive thought is characterized by processing information automatically and unconsciously, requiring little cognitive effort. This way of thinking is frequently ascribed to women under the title of so-called “female intuition,” and now, researchers suggest this could have a biological influence, rooted in lower prenatal exposure to testosterone in the womb. The researchers, from the… Seguir Leyendo ‘Female intuition comes from lower testosterone exposure in womb’

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‘Female intuition comes from lower testosterone exposure in womb’

71200 Intuitive thought is characterized by processing information automatically and unconsciously, requiring little cognitive effort. This way of thinking is frequently ascribed to women under the title of so-called “female intuition,” and now, researchers suggest this could have a biological influence, rooted in lower prenatal exposure to testosterone in the womb. The researchers, from the… Seguir Leyendo ‘Female intuition comes from lower testosterone exposure in womb’

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High-protein diets may increase risk of kidney disease

73202 High-protein diets, such as the Dukan diet, are currently a popular alternative to the traditional calorie-counting forms of dieting. But scientists at the University of Granada in Spain have shown through tests in rats that a high-protein diet increases the risk of kidney stones and other renal diseases.   Dr. Pierre Dukan’s high-protein diet… Seguir Leyendo High-protein diets may increase risk of kidney disease

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High-protein diets may increase risk of kidney disease

73202 High-protein diets, such as the Dukan diet, are currently a popular alternative to the traditional calorie-counting forms of dieting. But scientists at the University of Granada in Spain have shown through tests in rats that a high-protein diet increases the risk of kidney stones and other renal diseases.   Dr. Pierre Dukan’s high-protein diet… Seguir Leyendo High-protein diets may increase risk of kidney disease

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Is schizophrenia one disease… or eight?

74041 her than being a single condition, new research published in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests that schizophrenia may be a group of eight genetically different diseases – each with their own symptoms.woman with eight facesThe scientists classified various profiles of schizophrenia symptoms into eight qualitative types of different diseases.Schizophrenia affects about 1% of… Seguir Leyendo Is schizophrenia one disease… or eight?

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High-protein diets may increase risk of kidney disease

69964 High-protein diets, such as the Dukan diet, are currently a popular alternative to the traditional calorie-counting forms of dieting. But scientists at the University of Granada in Spain have shown through tests in rats that a high-protein diet increases the risk of kidney stones and other renal diseases. Dr. Pierre Dukan’s high-protein diet has… Seguir Leyendo High-protein diets may increase risk of kidney disease

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Teens who eat lots of chocolate tend to be slimmer

68455 Another study appears to find benefits from eating chocolate: researchers from the University of Granada in Spain analzying data on European teenagers found a strong link between high chocolate consumption and low levels of body fat. Dr. Magdalena Cuenca-García, of the Department of Medical Physiology in Granada University’s School of Medicine, and colleagues report… Seguir Leyendo Teens who eat lots of chocolate tend to be slimmer

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Why Is Antibiotic Resistance Increasing – A Novel Hypothesis

Why are bacteria becoming increasingly more resistant to antibiotics? A hypothesis regarding the enigma of antibiotic resistance has been put forward by a researcher from the University of Granada in Spain. He claims this could revolutionize how the pharmaceutical industry goes about targeting superbugs.  Mohammed Bakkali, a geneticist, has demonstrated that using antibiotics can make… Seguir Leyendo Why Is Antibiotic Resistance Increasing – A Novel Hypothesis