Thursday, January 18, 2018

Colorectal cancers rising in adults as young as in their 20s and 30s in the US

There has been a sharp rise in colorectal cancers in adults as young as in their 20s and 30s in the U.S., found a new study from the American Cancer Society (ACS). The vast majority of colorectal cancers are still found in older people, with...

Anti-tumor immune therapy for colon cancer works in mice, says new study

Researchers report that increasing expression of a chemical cytokine called LIGHT in mice with colon cancer activated the immune system's natural cancer-killing T-cells and caused primary tumors and metastatic tumors in the liver to shrink. A chemical found in tumors may help stop tumor growth,...

A developer test protects women from cervical cancer

Researchers have developed a new cervical cancer screening test, which could double the rate of early diagnosis. The ZedScan, developed by an expert British doctor, found that it caused minor changes in the cells of the uterus before it became cancerous. This means that women can...

Was Zika an American trick?

Americans have yet to prove that the Zika virus causes brain or brain hemorrhage in infants whose mothers have contracted the virus during pregnancy, experts said. US scientists have been unable to prove the risk of the Zika virus on pregnant women and their offspring....

A way to curb the early aging of the brain discovered

A breakthrough in studying the process of early brain aging has been done by specialists at Stanford University in the United States. Researchers at Stanford University, California, have conducted a series of experiments involving blood transfusion in rodents, which have allowed them to better understand...

The doctor of the White House called the excellent health of Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has "excellent health". This was announced by the chief doctor of the White House Ronnie Jackson after the first medical examination of Trump as the 45th head of the US administration. "The medical examination of the president passed at the National Medical...

Here is a simple and effective way to live longer

Physical activity helps combat the aging of the cardiovascular system by lowering the risk of early death, say specialists at the South West Medical School of the University of Texas. Living longer is quite possible when doing regular physical activities that prove to be effective...

British PM pledges to eliminate plastic waste by 2042

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday she would scrap unnecessary plastic waste by 2042 as part of a "national action plan" that hopes her government will be more interested in secession from the EU. This was reported by Reuters. By unveiling a new environmental agenda,...

Scientists have explained the high life expectancy of women

A group of researchers from Germany and Denmark came to the conclusion that women live longer than men due to biological characteristics. This is stated in an article published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reports Phys.org. Scientists have concluded that...

Not just a dream: scientists unraveled the riddle of the action of anesthesia on the brain

Despite the widespread use of general anesthetics, specialists still do not know exactly how they work. The reason why researchers completely do not understand the mechanism of their impact is that they do not know how the human mind works. A new work by scientists...

US student finds a way to fight cancer

The cure for cancer, the scourge of the 21st century, may be simpler than we think. In any case, this is what an American schoolboy has proved during his experiments as part of a school science exhibition So, green tea would be able to fight...

Coping with cancer: 10 foods resolved to defeat a possible tumor

Horror stories surround more and more substances and products that can potentially cause cancer, but on the other hand, there are also multiple foods that can prevent or contain the growth of cancer cells. Are the products on the list on your table? Charcuterie, red meat,...

Viruses that help the immune system defeat cancer

Using viruses to destroy cancer cells is an old idea, but an international team of researchers has presented data likely to turn a new page in the fight against tumors. Some viruses "in collaboration" with the immune system will be able to defeat cancer, say...

Theresa May is criticized for the public health system

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday came under fire from the Labor opposition for putting Britain's public health system in the first round of parliamentary questions this year. "The prime minister must realize that it is her policy to push the public health system into crisis,"...

Apple will give parents more control over the smartphones of children

Apple responded to the demands of investors who had previously expressed concerns about the impact of iPhones on children's health, and agreed to add more opportunities for parental control to the iOS operating system. "Apple has always cared about children, and we are working hard...

A virus is found that attacks brain cancer and invokes the immune system

The use of harmless for human viruses to help in the treatment of serious diseases can be called a promising medical technology. For example, adeno-associated viruses are used in gene therapy, which can insert their genome into the host genome. But in the treatment...

Scientists told about the loss of taste among smokers

British scientists came to the conclusion that smoking people do not fully feel the taste of food. The study results lead publication Daily Mail. According to Dr. Suresh Bagga, smoking suppresses taste buds and reduces appetite. Also, tobacco speeds up the metabolism of a person, which often makes...

Scientists discover the cause of addiction to smoking

Scientists have identified brain cells responsible for nicotine addiction, which can help smokers quit smoking forever. In a study of two interconnected regions of the brain, known as medial habenula and interjecteduncular nucleus (IPN), scientists found that changes in a particular group of neurons in...

How to prevent the disappearance of chocolate

Scientists from the University of California, USA, led by the director of the plant genomics department, Mayo-Je Cho, presented a method of "editing" the DNA structure of cocoa beans, which will help to adapt the chocolate tree to global warming. This is written by...

Scientists have come up with a way to lose weight without sports and diets

Diet cures disease, not drugs - another study confirms
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a way to lose up to 30% of weight without resorting to proper nutrition and exercise. The study they published in the journal Small Methods. The report says that scientists have developed a special patch with microneedles,...