News of World Medicine
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.
15.11.2016 Experts believe that hospitals will disappear by 2030
According to the forecast of experts from the United States, in 15 years, hospitals will not be necessary for people due to personalized medicine and nanotechnology
08.11.2016 Researchers have managed to restore the heart muscle
Scientists from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf have used a mix of cells for obtaining of cardiac tissue samples. Then they were used as patches for the hearts of guinea pigs with heart failure, Zee News reports.