Ethical questions raised on body donation after medically assisted death

The legalization of medical assistance in dying (MAID) in Canada has resulted in some people choosing to donate their bodies to anatomy programs, but it has raised profound ethical issues, says McMaster University’s head of anatomy. Bruce Wainman, director of the Education Program in Anatomy at McMaster, said the anatomical scientist community needs to establish guidelines around these donations. The […]

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How our body ‘listens’ to vibrations

The sensation of a mobile phone vibrating is familiar. The perception of these vibrations derives from specialized receptors that transduce them into neural signals sent to the brain. But how does the brain encode their physical characteristics? To understand this, neuroscientists from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) have observed what happens in the brains of mice whose forepaws perceive vibrations. […]

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This Sorority Is Taking a Stand Against Body Insecurities in a Powerful Photo Series

Sororities have always been about the lifelong bonds of sisterhood. But Greek life has also been criticized for hazing, bullying, and fostering a culture of body shaming. One sorority challenged that criticism by magic-markering messages of self-love on their own skin—and posting the images on Instagram.  The messages are part of #ThisIsMe Week, a campaign created by the Delta Phi Epsilon chapter at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. […]

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Gut microbiota helps to maintain core body temperature under cold exposure

The gut microbiome has been shown to have diverse impacts on human and animal physiology and health. Now, a research group led by Prof. John R. Speakman from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, has revealed the important role of gut microbiota in thermoregulation—the way animals respond to cold exposure. During cold exposure, it is […]

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This bread does every cell of the body well

Whole grain bread à la Bas Ingredients: More recipes by Bas Kast in “The nutritional compass. The Cookbook”. 17,99 Euro. Appears on 25. February 2019. Preparation: Water in a bowl with liquid sour dough, yeast, flour, salt and add Oil. According to taste, seeds, kernels or nuts. Everything with the dough hook and mix. When the dough is smooth and […]

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Birthweight and early pregnancy body mass index may risk pregnancy complications

Women who were born with a low birthweight are at increased risk of pregnancy complications, according to a new Obesity study. The findings suggest that women who were born small may have been affected by unfavourable intrauterine conditions, and the physiological demands of pregnancy may act as a “second hit” leading to pregnancy complications. In the study of 5,336 women, […]

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Mega-calorie Burner: A Fitness Exercise will build up your body immediately – Video

To stay fit, you can buy expensive sports equipment or a Change the week to the fitness Studio race. Much more effective one Exercise that you can do anytime, anywhere – with just your own body weight. The Video shows how to do it. Who knows the fitness, exercise, loves and hates you at the same time: The talk is […]

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7 things that will happen if you abandon gluten

The rejection gluten is one of today’s most popular methods of weight reduction. Many experts argue that such experiments are extremely useful for the body. But is it really? Let’s analyze in detail the pros and cons. You will not lose weightA gluten-free diet is not synonymous with low calorie. In order to preserve the texture and taste, many products […]

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Clean vessels. 10 life hacks for lowering your cholesterol

Excess cholesterol sticks together and forms a so-called “plaque”. These clusters tend to narrow the lumen of blood vessels and impede blood flow, increasing risks of blood clots, heart attacks and strokes. Talk about how you need to change the diet and lifestyle to lower cholesterol without drugs.1. Eat less TRANS fatAll fats – the same essential resource, as proteins […]

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