News of World Medicine
31.10.2016 Medics have figured out how to save people from a severe allergic reaction
Scientists have developed a new approach for immunotherapy, which may be useful in the treatment of allergy to peanut and egg white, Zee News reports
27.10.2016 Scientist have found a way to stop aging
American scientists have found that coenzyme NAD+ is the main factor in the process of youth preservation and of delay of aging
24.10.2016 Indian developers have presented a unique wheelchair
It goes around obstacles by itself, understands when a person is under stress or tired. As the Eurek Alert says, the wheelchair has a built-in navigation system, an advanced safety system and a warning system. The processor in the chair is able to scan the surrounding space on six levels.
19.10.2016 Thanks to reproductologists, having a baby after 40s is no longer a problem
It is known, the later a woman decides to have a baby, the higher the risk of complications during pregnancy and the risk of birth defects in the child. But recent research has shown that if a child was born by 40-year-old mother, or even older women with use of reproductive technology, then this child had less birth defects compared with a child, conceived by a mother of the same age in a natural way.
10.10.2016 Scientists have managed to grow an artificial brain from skin
The experiment was conducted at Cambridge University under the guidance of a neuroscientist Madeline Lancaster. According to the "Health in Russia and the world" from early childhood the researcher was fascinated by science and for a long time she had a dream to create an artificial copy of the human brain in a laboratory.
06.10.2016 Scientists have designed a unique material for artificial bones
According to UPI.com the scientists of Northwestern University claim that bones may be printed on a 3D-printer. For this purpose, researchers have designed a special ink from mineral hydroxyapatite and the biodegradable polymer. The scientists have conducted experiments in stem cells and animals.
03.10.2016 Contraceptive pills increase the risk of depression
It is known that women are twice more likely than men suffer from depression. A lot of them refuse to take hormonal contraceptives because of mood changes. According to UPI.com the scientists from the University of Copenhagen have analyzed data of 1061997 women. The average age of participants was 24 years.
22.08.2016 A unique sweetener
Scientists constantly look for safe sweeteners. The latest development is a fruit protein brazzein. It is sweeter than regular sugar, and it contains fewer calories, Lab Manager says. But the protein has a problem: if it is obtained directly from the fruit harvested in West Africa, it may be very expensive. Therefore, the scientists have made the fungi to produce the protein in vitro and in large quantities.
18.08.2016 Scientists claim that the new anesthetic is more effective than morphine
Scientists say, they have developed an alternative to morphine, which does not cause breathing problems. A respiratory arrest is one of the main causes of death with an overdose of morphine, The Australian says. Plus, the alternative is not addictive.
17.08.2016 Unique sensor is able to detect a heart attack in a minute
It was developed by scientists from the National Institute of Science and Technology of Ulsan. Immunosensor measures the level of cardiac troponin I (cTnI) - a protein that enters the blood after a heart attack. For diagnose, only one drop of blood is needed. The result appears in a minute, NDTV says.