The signals that our hands give us

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To prevent our hands from deteriorating, it is very important to hydrate them frequently.  For best results you can use petroleum jelly or olive oil. The same hands that caress, work, cook and do all kinds of activities may be crying out for some protection and affection. You don't have to be a fortune teller to figure...

The newborn’s microbiota

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Today it is known that the newborn's microbiota plays a very important role in the development of its immune system. This microbiota begins to form in the uterus, but has a decisive advance after delivery, thanks, to a large extent, to breastfeeding. The microbiota of the newborn is a topic that has been gaining importance...

The rhythm of the heart can be disturbed by overwork

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To prevent our health from being affected by overwork, it is essential to divide the day into stages and reserve each one for a different activity: work, leisure and rest. Today's world seems to be quite hectic and demanding. The levels of tension and anxiety are latent at all times. Time seems tight, and the work is...

The obesity gene according to science

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There are genetic changes in our DNA that explain, in part, obesity. Scientists continue to study the topic to find more answers. In this article we explain what the advances are and how they affect the treatment and prevention of obesity. Historically, we could say that the history of the obesity gene dates back to 1962. The scientist in...

The risks of sedentary lifestyle for the heart

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Various studies and many voices have been warning about the risks of a sedentary lifestyle for the heart. Physical inactivity brings with it many consequences that sooner or later end up deteriorating health and quality of life. The World Health Organization has pointed out on several occasions that inactivity is one of the main factors of premature...

The presence of nitrites in the urine

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The presence of nitrites in the urine is indicative of a urinary infection. It is not always routinely requested, but may be used by the doctor to guide the diagnosis when in doubt. Let's see in this article how it is done. Nitrites in the urine are substances that are of diagnostic importance to guide the suspicion...

The lungs and their characteristics

The lungs are paired organs that allow us to breathe, they compress and dilate occupying part of the thoracic cavity. Without them it would be impossible for us to live. Breathing is living. Hence the importance of the lungs, one of the essential, most complex and sensitive organs of our body. The lungs are two soft, spongy, elastic, and...

The fit ball to relieve pain and strengthen the lower back

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The fit ball, also called gymnastic ball or Swiss ball, has become a sports and therapeutic tool. Find out why it is ideal for relaxing and strengthening your lower back. It is possible that, on occasion, in the gym or other sports space, you have seen huge plastic balls. They are called fit ball, that is, a fitness ball. These...

The pineal gland, every day more interesting

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The pineal gland is a small endocrine gland found in your brain that produces melatonin. It is photosensitive and magnetoreceptor. Learn about its interesting functions in this article. The pineal gland (pineal body, conarium or cerebral epiphysis) is a small endocrine gland, located near the center of the brain and whose shape is similar to a small pine...

The lung preservation system for a transplant

Do you know how the lungs are preserved before being transplanted? The steps that are taken? The choice of donors? Today we will answer these and many more questions. The lung preservation system for transplantation is quite delicate. As well, we know, many organs must be transplanted as soon as possible because otherwise they may be useless. However, this does...

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