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Artificial sweeteners could raise risk of developing type-2 diabetes: Research

Artificial sweeteners could raise risk of developing type-2 diabetes: Research

Consumption of artificial sweeteners in large amounts could significantly raise the risk of developing type-2 diabetes (T2DM), a new research revealed. A team of researchers examined 27 healthy volunteers who were given a quantity of two different NAS (sucralose and acesulfame-K) equivalent to drinking 1.5L of diet beverage daily or an inactive placebo.

The volunteers were asked to consume in the form of capsules thrice a day before meals over a period of two weeks. At the end of the two weeks, the researchers examined the subjects again.

Scientists restore Brontosaurus to Evolutionary Family Tree

Scientists restore Brontosaurus to Evolutionary Family Tree

For more than a century, scientists believed that the idea of naming Brontosaurus in the official list of dinosaurs was wrong. However, an international team of researchers has now successfully restored the iconic name to the evolutionary family tree.

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