Regular consumption of chili reduces the risk of death from heart attack or brain attack

Regular consumption of chili reduces the risk of death from heart attack or brain attack

A new study highlights the positive properties of chilli, a typically Italian food. According to the study, which appeared in the Journal of American College of Cardiology, those who regularly consume chili pepper are characterized by a 23% lower risk of mortality for each cause than those who do not consume it. The researchers analyzed […]

Teeth of Denisovans and modern Asians do not resemble each other according to a new study

Teeth of Denisovans and modern Asians do not resemble each other according to a new study

The supposed similarities between the teeth of modern Asian humans and Denisovans, the now known extinct human population that lived at the same time as the Neanderthals and Homo sapiens, has been refuted by a new study involving researchers from the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH). It is estimated that the […]

New Zika virus vaccine protects fetus in pregnant monkeys

New Zika virus vaccine protects fetus in pregnant monkeys

A new experimental vaccine against the Zika virus reduces the number of viruses in pregnant Rhesus macaques females, which is injected before conception, produced by researchers at the University of California at Davis. The study, published in Science Translational Medicine, shows that it is possible to act by vaccine on this virus even before conception […]

World’s oldest fossil forest discovered in New York City quarry

World’s oldest fossil forest discovered in New York City quarry

It is considered to be the oldest fossil forest ever discovered near Cairo, New York State. The forest, about 386 million years old according to the researchers, is in fact at least 2-3 million years older than the fossil forest of Gilboa, also located in New York State about forty kilometers from Cairo. The new […]

Children in contact with dogs less at risk of developing schizophrenia

Children in contact with dogs less at risk of developing schizophrenia

Owning and generally dealing with a dog can be good for the psyche of human beings and several studies have shown this. A new study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, however, shows that positive effects can also be had on children with regard to the risk of developing schizophrenia. And this would not […]