Thursday, February 22, 2018
UNITED STATES - Recently, special attention has been paid to the development of new ways of diagnosing and treating cancer - scientists understand what else can provoke the development of tumors, how to prevent their appearance, if they already...
JAPAN - Researchers in Japan and Australia have made significant progress in developing a blood test that could help doctors in the future identify people at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The test, which can detect a toxic protein known as...
DENMARK - People who often experience migraine may be more prone to developing and cardiovascular diseases, scientists from the hospital of the University of Aarhus (Denmark) learned. It turned out that such headaches are associated with an increased risk of...
UNITED KINGDOM - Scientists from Japan have learned to diagnose Alzheimer's disease by a drop of blood, from which they release substances associated with beta-amyloid - one of the main causes of senile dementia. Further experts compare the concentration of...
UNITED STATES - Scientists at the University of California at Los Angeles have uncovered a range of foods that pose a health risk. Scientists blamed animal food products for high blood cholesterol and a 100-fold increased risk of cancer tumors...
People often die when they are alone, and sometimes the way they die suggests that they prefer to approach the end of their lives in total isolation. Is dying alone really bad? Glennis Casswell of the University of Nottingham Nursing...
The growing popularity of electronic cigarettes has led to a fierce debate among health professionals. On the one hand, some physicians believe that the use of electronic cigarettes (wapping) is a relatively safe way to wean heavy smokers from...
UNITED STATES - New research has found that high-cholesterol diets increase the growth rate of cancer tumors 100 times. Scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles, for the first time, showed the mechanism of cholesterol-lowering effect on the risk...
DENMARK, University of Copenhagen - The development of cancer was associated with the presence in the tissues of the colon of the enzyme GalNAc-T6, which causes the cells to mutate, turning them into cancer cells. About this discovery, scientists from the University...
Excessive consumption of sugar can reduce cognitive abilities - memory, attention. The fact that diabetes and high blood sugar are associated with long-term cognitive disorders, say the results of a medical study conducted by experts from China and Britain. They...
UNITED STATES - The first sign of the development of Alzheimer's disease has been a constant concern - when protein plaques appear in brain cells, the mood of a person begins to deteriorate sharply, and it falls into an...
The use of fast food and other fatty foods in large quantities irreversibly changes the work of the immune system and turns it into a permanent state of "emergency." This can lead to the development of allergies, diabetes and...
UNITED STATES - Diabetes and high blood sugar are associated with prolonged cognitive impairment, a research team from China and the UK has learned. The results of the study are published by Diabetologia. Controlling blood sugar can prevent further deterioration...
People who follow a healthy diet for weight loss may get better results if they have hereditary obesity, according to a US study published by Reuters. "People who are more susceptible to genetic diseases are also more likely to develop...
CENTRAL AMERICA - Bill Gates pledged on Wednesday to give 31 million dollars to a new fund aimed at eradicating malaria in seven Central American countries as well as the Dominican Republic. In a joint statement with the Inter-American Development Bank...
UNITED KINGDOM - Scientists at University College London found that even one cigarette smoked a day is enough to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke by almost 50%. This is stated in an article published in the journal...
The government of Zambia said on Tuesday it was close to containing a cholera outbreak that killed 78 people from 3,600 people infected with the disease since October. Health Minister Chitalu Chilovia told reporters that the number of cholera cases...
A systematic study has found little evidence to show any negative or positive effect of marijuana on cardiovascular health, researchers said on Wednesday, as reported by Reuters. "The few studies that suggested a potential benefit were observational and opposed by...
In the fight against a serious disease, all means are good. For example, dried wormwood and the smell of chicken can save malaria . And now this unusual list has replenished also toothpaste, more precisely, one of its components. The...
Smartphones have become part of the lives of people, some of whom are essentially dependent on their daily tasks and communication with others. Despite the great benefits of smart phones to serve humans, their misuse may lead to health damage. The...