Health

Is Avocado Fruit or Vegetable?

Is Avocado Fruit or Vegetable?

Many people every day have the question of whether the avocado is a fruit or a vegetable. Undoubtedly, it is common to not know the answer to this question.

Myths and truths about the Tsetse fly and sleeping sickness

Myths and truths about the Tsetse fly and sleeping sickness

The tsetse fly, despite being known as the “sleep fly,” does not promote restful dreams (unless you consider death Eternal Sleep).

TV: A silent evil that could lead to asthma

TV: A silent evil that could lead to asthma

It has been suggested that, depending on the lifestyle we lead, it may increase the probability of suffering from asthma. The problem is that there is very diverse data about it.

Why does coffee have a laxative effect?

Why does coffee have a laxative effect?

Contrary to popular belief, the laxative nature of coffee does not come from caffeine (this only affects people who are particularly sensitive to it)

This new vaccine for cats prevents allergic reactions in humans

This new vaccine for cats prevents allergic reactions in humans

Zürich researchers have published preclinical data in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology about a different kind of cat allergy solution: a vaccine that is inoculated into the cat, rather than into the human.

How did so many diseases get to America?

How did so many diseases get to America?

The Old World carried large numbers of diseases to the New World, but disease transmission was not bilateral. At least not in the same proportion (it is still debated if syphilis, for example, came from America to Europe).

This is the most disgusting artificially created smell in the world and is used to test deodorants and air fresheners

This is the most disgusting artificially created smell in the world and is used to test deodorants and air fresheners

Some of the most repugnant odors for humans are hydrogen sulfide (decaying food), butyric acid (rotten milk), and skatole and indole (excrement). That is, the smells linked to death, toxins and decay are the ones that most arouse a physical response from our bod

Myths and truths about the tsetse fly and sleeping sickness

Myths and truths about the tsetse fly and sleeping sickness

The tsetse fly, despite being known as the “sleep fly,” does not promote restful sleep (unless you consider death to be the Eternal Sleep).

If a drink is 99.9% caffeine free, then you are drinking… black coffee

If a drink is 99.9% caffeine free, then you are drinking… black coffee

There are some products whose packaging advertises that they are 99.9% caffeine free. Such a drink, for example, would be suitable to drink before going to sleep, because it would not disturb our sleep. Or if we feel jet lag. Or we simply suffer from jet lag. However, things are not what they seem.

To live in outer space we have to lose part of our sight. This is the reason

To live in outer space we have to lose part of our sight. This is the reason

Long-term risks of living in space include bone loss or muscle weakness, just to name a few harmful side effects, so leaving gravity behind certainly has its pitfalls.

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