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The Deadly Effects of Fructose

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The Deadly Effects of Fructose
In 2009, Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, San Francisco delivered a ninety minute lecture entitled “Sugar: The Bitter Truth”. It was posted on YouTube as part of the university’s medical education series. Then a funny thing happened. It went viral.
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How Naked Mole Rats Can Survive Without Oxygen for 18 Minutes
The totally bizarre naked mole rat just got weirder. This hairless social mammal almost never gets cancer and has high levels of a brain-boosting protein that may explain why it lives up to 10 times longer than a regular rat. Now, new research finds that naked mole rats can also live up to 18 minutes without oxygen and suffer no lasting effects.
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