News of World Medicine
08.01.2017 You can get a psychological trauma without even being a participant of unpleasant events
It was found that in case when a person just hears any information about some type of catastrophe from another person, the brain information processing scheme is changed and the risk of post-traumatic stress disorders is increased, DNA India reports.
07.01.2017 Scientists promise that "Elixir of Youth" will soon appear
Specialists have almost reached the victory over the aging. Recently, the medicinal product has been created. Thank to this medicinal product older mice began to run faster and live longer. Also in rodents new hair began to grow. The remedy removed the cells that have been accumulated in the rodents’ skin in the process of aging, The Daily Mail reports.
06.01.2017 The study has shown that scents help children to make decisions
140 children aged 3 to 11 years participated in the study conducted by the scientists of Monell Center. The volunteers were given three seconds to smell one of the three scents (rose, fish or neutral). After that, two photos of the same person were demonstrated, Psych Central reports.
27.12.2016 Scientists have found out why it is difficult to detect heart attack in women
The scientists of the University of Tromso have found out that women tolerate the heart attack pain better than men.
22.12.2016 Researchers are on the verge of developing a new method for the diagnosis of dementia
Specialists from the University of Iowa have found a new potential biomarker of dementia - autotaxin. Previous studies have shown that people with obesity have increased autotaxin levels in the brain.
19.12.2016 Researchers have revealed stem cells in unexpected places
Scientists from the Academy at the University of Gothenburg have found neural stem cells in the brains of epileptics. The astonishing thing is that the cells were revealed in unusual places, UPI.com reports.
15.12.2016 Brain scans showed that depression is not one, but four different diseases
The researchers of Weill Cornell Medical College have studied more than 1,100 fMRI images of healthy people and volunteers with depression. According to Psych Central, the scientists have found biomarkers and identified four subtypes of depression. Perhaps the researchers’ findings will help to develop the new methods of diagnosis of depression
13.12.2016 Tests of unique HIV vaccine are underway
HIV is still one of the most dangerous viruses in the human history. According to ZME Science, the virus infected 36.7 million people, including 1.8 million children in 2015. But scientists do not sit idle.
21.11.2016 Unique tablets make medicinal compounds to act up to two weeks
The question of duration of effect of medicines always stands before the doctors. According to the research of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University and King's College London, the tablets that act for two weeks, could be designed, "MedikForum" reports
17.11.2016 Scientists have tested an unexpected approach to the treatment of alopecia
Thank to this method the scientists have managed to grow hair partially. The secret is an anti-arthritis drug intake.