News of World Medicine
Asthma and allergy have the same genetic background
Doctors of Children medical centre of Philadelphia have established that such diseases as asthma and allergy in children have the same genetic background.
Blood analysis in newborns will help assess the risk of allergy development in the children
Researches from Australia have developed blood analysis for newborns that helps assess the risk of allergy development in the child in future.
Excessive following the rules of personal hygiene and disinfection lead to allergy development
Allergy is becoming a widespread disease in developed countries and takes different forms, including seasonal fever, eczema, urticaria and asthma.
Scientists have discovered the type of gene, which leads to increased arterial pressure
Scientists from Medical College of Maryland University (USA) have discovered a subtype of already known gene, which activation in the organism leads to increased arterial pressure. According to the specialists, studying of STK39 gene will allow to see the problem of hypertension and methods of its treatment and diagnostics in a new sight.
Neuromarketing: Marketing joins its efforts with medicine
According to a new analysis done by researches of Duke University and Emory University, using advanced tools to see human brain during its work, new generation of marketing specialists may be able to check the demand for the product even before its development.
Impotence can be a precursor of a heart attack
According to German scientists, sexual frustration in men is a precursor of a heart attack, as well as a precursor of death due to cardiovascular diseases in men of the risk.
Scientists have developed a new type of statins, which decrease the risk of development of heart attacks and strokes
Scientists from Swedish pharmaceutical firm Karo Bio have developed a new type of statins, which may decrease the risk of development of heart attacks and strokes without any side effects.
Half of the deaths due to ischemic heart disease could be eluded if people ate healthy food and gave up smoking
Half of estimated 400,000 deaths due to ischemic heart disease in the United States of America could be eluded if people ate healthy food and gave up smoking. These are the results of the conducted investigation.
A simple laboratory analysis will give doctor a hint whether antibiotic use is necessary in treatment
Doctors often abuse prescribing antibiotics for patients with a cough or symptoms of mere cold. Meanwhile, the most simple laboratory analysis is able to tell the doctor rather exactly if the patient really needs antibiotic therapy.
Positive emotions can keep you from ischemic diseases
Scientists claim that positive emotions can keep you from ischemic diseases and in general decrease the risk of cardiac diseases. It took the authors of the work ten years to gather these data.