News of World Medicine
Herpes may cause blindness
Recently, the researchers from Immunology Centre, University of Georgia State have determined that one of herpes types may cause the disease, known as neovascular senile macular degeneration (SMD), in its turn capable of causing blindness among elderly people.
Infectious diseases make a person more stupid
During the last research, the scientists determined that diseases influence negatively human intelligence.
A unique anticancer drug is created
The researchers of Cancer Center, University of Hawaii (the USA) have produced a new type of anticancer drug BP-1-102. The oral drug attacks a key protein, which starts the process of development of many types of oncological diseases, including lung, breast and skin cancer.
A teenager made cancer diagnosis ten times cheaper
A teenager from the USA developed the method of pancreatic cancer diagnosis at early stages of the development of neoplastic process. 15 year old Jack Andrak became the winner of the competition of scientific achievements among schoolchildren Intel ISEF.
A simple test may predict the risk of a stroke
A simple test may predict the risk of a fatal stroke among elderly men. The test is based on drawing the lines, connecting the figures in a descending order in as short as possible time.
AZI-ATOR – DOUBLE PROTECTION. TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER!
The XII National Congress of Cardiologists of Ukraine took place on September 21-33, 2011 in Kiev. The congress was carried out at organizational support of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine, the Association of Cardiologists of Ukraine and the National Scientific Centre “Institute of Cardiology named after N.D. Strazheska” of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine.
03.10.2011 Spanish scientists have developed a vaccine, which makes AIDS a nonhazardous infection
Spanish scientists have tested vaccine MVA-B and found out, that it initiated an immune response to AIDS in 92% of all cases. According to the results of preliminary investigations, owing to this vaccine the organism begins to distinguish AIDS.
British scientists have found the medication against most aggressive form of leukemia
Scientists of the Oncology Institute (Great Britain) inform that they have succeeded in finding medication against so called mixed lineage leukemia (MLL).
Scientists from Germany have succeeded in eliminating the disease of peripheral arteries
Blood vessel occlusion includes compensatory mechanism: the organism starts formation of new vessels avoiding the old ones. This process can be accelerated by suppression the work of one of microregulatory RNAs, which disallows cell division.
Walnuts have anticancer effect
Marshall University researchers (the USA) have found out that the risk of breast cancer dropped significantly in mice when their regular diet included a modest amount of walnuts.