News of World Medicine
10.08.2017 The first experiments on the genetic change of human embryos have been carried out in the United States
The technology of CRISPR genome editing helped scientist from Portland to perform the experiments. According to "Remedium”, previously, similar studies were conducted only in China. The embryos used by Americans were developed a couple of weeks and the correction was successful. The experts were interested in the correction of genes responsible for the development of hereditary diseases, including beta-thalassemia.
09.08.2017 Scientists have told how dangerous for society the refusal of vaccinations is
American scientists have predicted the likely risk due to the growing tendency of vaccine refusal, as well as they have assessed the possible material damage associated with an increased incidence of measles, parotiditis and rubella.
07.08.2017 Arthritis remedy can cope with bone marrow diseases
Myeloproliferative diseases are a group of diseases in which the bone marrow produces too many erythrocytes, leukocytes or platelets.
04.08.2017 Training sessions are the way to prevent the inflammatory processes in the body.
Any kind of physical activity, whether it is running or weight training, is useful. As Live Science notes, it allows you to cure inflammation. It is commonly known that inflammation is the genuine reaction of the body to trauma, which helps to prevent infection. However, chronic inflammation by itself causes many problems, including diabetes and heart diseases.
03.08.2017 Scientists are ready to present a new kind of powerful antibiotics
The enzyme LpxC is crucially important for outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria formation. Recently it became known that scientists of Duke University managed to block the activity of this enzyme. This was the first step towards obtaining antibiotics a new class of antibiotics generating. As Medportal notes, the substance, blocking LpxC, perfectly handled with the bacteria that were not susceptible to standard antibiotics.
02.08.2017 Unusual nanoparticles put an end to one of the most dangerous types of cancer.
Neuroblastoma is an insidious form of the nervous system cancer, which affects children more often than other types of cancer. Its resistant types are not susceptible to even radiotherapy, as Eurek Alert notes.
01.08.2017 Scientists say that the process of new vessels forming can be turned into disease preventing.
The University of Bristol found out how the cellules surrounding the blood vessels (pericytes) stimulate the growth of new vessels. Therein, the hormone leptin is involved, as Eurek Alert informs. Leptin is produced by fat cellules, facilitating of the energy balance regulation in the body by suppressing appetite.
31.07.2017 Experts considered the full course of antibiotics to be undue and dangerous.
Few are aware how to take antibiotics. Tass notes:” It is widely accepted that antibiotics treatment can’t be stopped earlier than recommended, despite the regression. The World Health Organization also says about that, but the Medical School of Brighton
21.07.2017 Discovery: the immune system works like the brain
According to Xinhua, scientists from the National University of Australia have discovered a unique activity of the human immune system. This discovery can help to cure autoimmune diseases, lymphomas and immune deficiencies.
20.07.2017 Influenza virus is going to become a terrible weapon against cancer
A common influenza virus has a unique power that can destroy cancer cells in cancer patients, The Daily Mail reports. As part of the experiment, scientists are going to test the in vivo-derived strain of influenza. It will be administered to sick mice and several patients with cancer.