News of World Medicine
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.
The development of high blood pressure could be caused by cytomegalovirus
A study carried out by Chinese scientists has proved that high blood pressure could be caused by cytomegalovirus.
The second preparation for treatment of melanoma has been approved in the USA
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new preparation for treatment of virulent type of skin cancer.
04.08.2011 Fructose can cause heart diseases and diabetes
Specialists from University of California at Davis (USA) have found out a significant increase of cholesterol and triglyceride levels in blood of those people who during 2 weeks did not limit their consumption of food rich in fructose, receiving in such a way 25% of their daily norm of calories.
Substances present in grapes help in protection of skin cells against ultraviolet radiation
Specialists of the University of Barcelona and The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) have established that some substances present in grapes help in protection of skin cells against ultraviolet (UV) radiation of the sun.