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Study investigates the presence of contaminants on drinking water
Publicado em 05 outubro 2017
Comparative analysis between sanitation systems in Brazil and the USA shows the need to apply new technologies for the treatment of chemical compounds created by men, some of them endocrine deregulators. The project is a result of a joint effort from chemistry scientists from both countries, who developed research and scientific articles thanks to São Paulo Research Foundation’s SPRINT program, that promote seed funding to projects signed with international partners of the Foundation.
Nutrition is key to increasing productivity in intensive breedingPublicado em 29 setembro 2017Carbohydrates, which have been progressively employed in intensive breeding, induces the fermentation that leads to the development of acidosis, the second most important health problem in feedlot cattle according to nutritionists. Scientists test additives on the feed capable of controlling the bacteria involved in fermentation.ver notícia
Study allows establishing a timeline of obesityPublicado em 27 setembro 2017In experiments with mice, a Brazilian research group showed that, well before the profile of intestinal bacteria gets altered, a diet rich in saturated fats damages the hypothalamus — region of the brain responsible for optimizing the organism’s absorption of nutrients — because its cells react to the excess of fat in the bloodstream as if they were fighting pathogens. According to the research, the ensuing process of inflammation and methabolic disbalance can recede through a diet with [...]ver notícia