News of World Medicine
01.03.2018 A remedy for gout may help people with heart failure
Heart failure occurs when the heart can not contract effectively and does not supply blood to all organs and tissues. American researchers have tried to solve this problem by means of a long-known remedy for gout, Medical News Today reports.
16.04.2018 Pharmacists warn: painkillers may kill
According to Taiwanese experts, popular painkillers pose a real threat to life. As RIA News notes, ibuprofen, diclofenac, celecoxib, mefenamic acid and naproxen increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. The scientists refer to the medical data of 56,000 people with high blood pressure.
20.02.2018 Scientists have discovered the secret weapon of deadly viruses
A human has a well thought-out, multistage protection against various pathogens known as the immune system. However, this system does not always cope with its task. According to Federal News Agency, scientists of McGill University have found out how deadly viruses attack the human immune system.
19.02.2018 Australian researchers have found an "inflammation switch" in cells
Healthy cells have a mechanism that stops inflammation in time. However this mechanism fails with some diseases. Inflammation presents in diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, gout and liver pathology. Scientists of Queensland University have found out how cells regulate the start and stop of inflammation, Zee News reports.
16.02.2018 Scientists have made a breakthrough in the treatment of asthma
Modern treatment methods for asthma have many side effects. Medicinal products often quickly become ineffective, and some of them are simply toxic to humans. As The Daily Mail notes, American scientists together with their Chinese counterparts have developed a new medicine that can make life easier for patients with asthma.
15.02.2018 An electronic skin with self-recover feature was designed
Electronic skin is a thin translucent material simulating human skin. It is used in robotics and prosthetics. Scientists of the University of Colorado have applied a new technology that makes the electronic skin more sensitive to touch, as well as they implemented the self-recover feature, The Deccan Chronicle reports
09.02.2018 Scientists have managed to curb cancer by putting the affected cells into hibernation
Researchers have discovered a new potential drug - diphenyleneiodonium chloride (DPI). The drug successfully "turns off" the cancer stem cells, preventing their reproduction. The agent stops the spread of cancer cells without causing any side effects of traditional chemotherapy.
08.02.2018 Vitamin D3 has a positive effect on the cardiovascular system
Researchers from the University of Ohio have found that the sun's rays are useful for the cardiovascular system. Vitamin D3, produced in the body due to sunlight exposure, can restore the tissues of the heart and blood vessels, Medical Xpress reports.
07.02.2018 Epidemiologists: the pandemic strain of influenza has not gone anywhere
Robert Koch Institute has shown the statistics of flu virus for today. According to the statistics for Germany, this winter more harmless viruses dominate, but this does not mean that we can relax, "Medik Forum" notes.
29.01.2018 Tablet unfolding in the stomach - a new salvation from HIV
American scientists have designed an oral drug against HIV, which can be taken once a week. Today patients have to take medications every day. As BBC notes, after successful experiments in pigs, the researchers can initiate clinical tests in humans in the next two years. This is a tablet that slowly releases active substances.