Vegan diet protects from cancer, obesity and diabetes type II.

    One type of diet that is increasingly popular is the vegetarian diet. It is estimated that in the United States there is a 5% of the population declaring vegetarian and 2% vegan declared, which also excludes all animal products such as eggs or milk. Dietary factors account for…

Leer artículo completo

Placebo effect in surgery

Historically, scientists have believed that the placebo effect didn’t have any role in surgery. It has been long thought that the placebo was a suggestion more related to mental effect than otherwise. But things changed with a study [1]  carried out in Australia that was surprising. It was about to validate…

Leer artículo completo

Meditation induces changes in the brain.

  In a study on meditation noted that participation in a MBSR meditation program  was associated with changes in the concentration of gray matter in brain regions involved in learning and memory , emotional regulation , self-referential processing , and perspective taking [1]. The researcher who has helped to formalize…

Leer artículo completo

Melatonin increases survival in mice.

Melatonin has a great ability to penetrate all cells of the body thanks to a relatively simple, lipophilic and small molecule. So it easily overcomes cell membrane and reaches the nucleus and mitochondria . Within the cell it appears to have an effect at the level of mitochondria . In…

Leer artículo completo