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Placebo Effect from Goji Berries

A balanced diet is crucial to realize the positive effects of Goji berries, according to a professor from University of Granada. The species Lycium Barbarum is currently imported from China and comes from the Mediterranean regions and grows in other mild regions of the world. While the consumption of Goji berries has risen dramatically over… Seguir Leyendo Placebo Effect from Goji Berries

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You’re Less Likely to Fear Death If You Have a University Degree

People with a university degree fear death less than those at a lower literacy level. In addition, fear of death is most common among women than men, which affects their children’s perception of death. In fact, 76% of children that report fear of death is due to their mothers avoiding the topic. Additionally, more of… Seguir Leyendo You’re Less Likely to Fear Death If You Have a University Degree

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A Patient’s Perception of Disease Determines Its Impact

Researchers at the University of Granada have stated that, “the idea that patients have of their disease affects their own coping and adaptation to it”. They have developed a test for measuring and assessing chronic patients’ cognitive representation of their disease. This advance will enable the development of clinical psychological treatments much more efficient than… Seguir Leyendo A Patient’s Perception of Disease Determines Its Impact

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New Therapy To Treat Lung and Skin Cancer Developed

Scientists have developed a new therapy for the treatment of skin and lung cancer. This therapy, developed by at the University of Granada researchers, involves the use of a suicide coliphage-gene (gene E) that can induce death to cells transfected with it. Their studies have demonstrated that this technique is not only effective in vitro… Seguir Leyendo New Therapy To Treat Lung and Skin Cancer Developed

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Physical Fitness Helps Teenagers to Have Better Appetite Control and Energy Expenditure

Teenagers who are physically fit have better control over their appetites and energy expenditure. The study conducted at the Department of Physiology of the University of Granada revealed that physically fit adolescents aged 12-17 present increased levels of insulin and leptin. Insulin and leptin are hormones involved in the development of diabetes, appetite control and… Seguir Leyendo Physical Fitness Helps Teenagers to Have Better Appetite Control and Energy Expenditure

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New Test Available For Checking Children’s and Teens’ Fitness Levels

Checking the fitness tests Spanish researchers have validated a new test for assessing children’s and teenagers’ fitness to prevent morbidity. This research was developed by Dr. Enrique Garcia Artero, from the Department of Physiology of the University of Granada, and coordinated by Professor Manuel J. Castillo Garzón. For the study, 3,000 Spanish teenagers, 3,500 European… Seguir Leyendo New Test Available For Checking Children’s and Teens’ Fitness Levels

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Fibromyalgia may be Diagnosed by New Reliable Method Based on Patients’ Gait

A reliable method when combined with the diagnostic criteria of the American College of Reumathology that helps to diagnose fibromyalgia has been detailed by a researcher from the University of Granada. A reliable method when combined with the diagnostic criteria of the American College of Reumathology that helps to diagnose fibromyalgia has been detailed by… Seguir Leyendo Fibromyalgia may be Diagnosed by New Reliable Method Based on Patients’ Gait