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Lonely people live shorter less healthy lives

There are two kinds of loneliness: social and emotional. Social loneliness is distinguished by the lack of satisfaction in the number of social relationships, and emotional loneliness is dissatisfaction with the quality of human relationships.  Everything points to the fact that emotional loneliness is a stage for worse psychological health.  Depending on the context we live in, we can long for loneliness to give us the pleasure of disconnecting ...Read full article...

Internet interaction: Compulsive, competitive and anxious

The obsession with metrics on the Internet, by the number of our followers who say I like it, leads us to compulsive, competitive and anxious behavior, and pushes us to create more and more content pursuing an opaque idea of ​​social success. To combat this crazy desire to like companies are now offering software that hides all the data in social networks, with the intention of curbing the apparent ...Read full article...

Immune System response depends on our biological clock

The immune system seems to be governed by an internal clock that coordinates with our central biological clock. The functioning of the human body, as well as that of plants and other animals, is regulated by an internal biological clock called the circadian rhythm that is synchronized with the night and day cycles. It is formed by neurons of the suprachiasmatic nucleus, located at the base of the brain, ...Read full article...

The key to ending childhood obesity is in your hands

The causes of the problem are well known – a poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle are the main culprits – the solutions escape us. How to take time to cook healthy and varied dishes, instead of opting for precooked foods? How to get children off the screens and make sure they have a minimum of 60 minutes of physical activity per day? How to control the advertising of ...Read full article...

What is true and what is fake about genetic testing

Genetic tests may change the physiological response of our bodies. Reading a DNA test is easy, interpreting them is very complicated.   They are in full swing. Some of them, are now being used for dealing with health issues such as breast cancer. They are said to serve women with information about certain mutations and family history. With other diseases such as Alzheimer’s, they are more delicate. Most people ...Read full article...

The secret link between the mind and the immune system

Emotional factors can improve or worsen a health crisis. Did it ever happen that, after being in bed, enduring a coughing attack that appeared all of a sudden, it disappeared as quickly as it came once you entered the emergency room? Minutes earlier you were having difficulty breathing, while you thought about asphyxiating. Once in the hospital, your agitated breathing calmed down. Just knowing that you were close to ...Read full article...

Don’t bother giving me your opinion

Your opinion does not matter unless you preach in an echo chamber. Opinion, especially of the political type is sterile in a global, ideologically balkanized society. Waste no time trying to convince others with your political or religious “truths”. No one will listen. The world is in a state of ideological chaos that prevents people, who are ideologically aligned with the Left or the Right, to hear you. It ...Read full article...

Mueller’s claim about Russian US election meddling through social media and hacking were bald-faced Big Lies

Misinformation, disinformation and Big Lies are what establishment media do best – polar opposite what journalism the way it’s supposed to be is all about. To its disgrace, the self-styled newspaper of record NYT has been in the vanguard of vilifying Trump for defeating media darling Hillary, along with pushing the colossal myth of Russian US election meddling – the Big Lie that won’t die.  The Times turned truth ...Read full article...

‘Experts’ think anti-vaccine activists are crazy idiots, but they are not

There is one thing that vaccine pushers don’tt seem to be able to deal with today: facts. Many anti-vaccine activists are labeled crazy or even as idiots because they believe that vaccines cause disease, but what ‘experts’ never cite are a number of studies that do show a relation between vaccines ( or their ingredients ) and the appearance of neurological disorders. A peer-reviewed study published in the journal Frontiers ...Read full article...

The dark agenda behind the gender ideology

Gender equality, feminism, and decriminalization of abortion have something in common: They are all supported by unscientific ideas, that are imposed on individuals for authoritarian purposes. When talking about so-called gender equality, people need to understand that it belongs to the same ideology that promotes completely legalizing abortion and imposing feminism on everyone. Its purpose is not to bring real equality between men and women, but to detach science and ...Read full article...

This is how Google and social networks erode our ability to think

The Internet has turned the human being into a superficial animal, far from the depth that is presupposed to his reasoning. Twitter is just a place to express personal minutiae. It offers a refuge for insignificance because that is what opinions without facts are: insignificant. We have lost our innocence with respect to the digital realm. We have become disillusioned. Social networks are infested with people with depression, anxiety, ...Read full article...

Technology shapes our human identity

The human essence is modified by technology every day. We can’t see it or feel it. It just happens every time we interact with computers, cellphones, tablets and other devices. Advances in the digital era lead us to new brain-machine interfaces that could modify our mental abilities, for better and for worse. We know that human brains have been changing, adapting and developing for centuries in response to external ...Read full article...

The death of Smartphones and the birth of Smart systems

The fall in sales of smartphones could not come at a worse time, or perhaps, at a better time. That depends on whom you ask. On January 2, Apple CEO, Tim Cook, announced a decrease in sales in the last quarter of 2018. Approximately 10 billion dollars less than expected. A few days later, Samsung also revised its revenue forecasts for the last part of the year to an ...Read full article...

Did you fall for the “10-year challenge” scam?

Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter were flooded by users who joined the scam known as the “10-year challenge”. Users added posts with photos of themselves 10 years ago to compare them to current photos. The “10-year challenge” brought to light, memories, anecdotes, changes and, in some cases, nostalgia. But, what if this ‘challenge’ were a hoax, a scam, to get something else accomplished? Do not forget that technology advances without ...Read full article...

‘Smart Food’: The next fad to come in 2019

Food companies and distribution chains prepare their forecast every year, mixing experience, R&D and marketing, with data that quantify objectively what they liked more than what they proposed the previous year, in what their clients spent their money, what has made their competition better, and so on. Some manufacturers consider, in addition, first-hand information from consumer panels, and there are those who travel to international food fairs to draw ...Read full article...