News of World Medicine
19.12.2018 A small tablet can replace a whole diagnostic lab.
Melbourne Royal Institute of Technology has created a unique capsule. The capsule should be swallowed to obtain a complete analysis of the gases concentration in the body. The capsule catches oxygen, hydrogen and carbon dioxide present in the human intestine, and analysis the composition of the intestinal microflora, Zee News reports.
14.12.2018 Genetics have shed light on asthma that does not respond to conventional treatment.
A large-scale study of people with asthma was carried out (severity ranged from moderate to severe). According to Medical Express this study has allowed to learn more about the disease. It is known that in 10-15% of cases, asthma does not respond to standard therapy.
11.12.2018 A method for predicting cancer treatment success has been developed.
Scientists decided to weigh cancer cells to assess the tumor growth rate. By measuring the cell mass and growth rate before RNA sequencing, we can understand whether the cancer will respond to the therapy chosen by the doctor.
08.12.2018 Stem cells without the risk of cancer is a new achievement of scientists
Scientists of the Hong Kong University have presented a device that can reduce the risk of carcinogenesis during the cultivation of neural stem cells. This can significantly advance the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, Xinhua reports.
04.12.2018 Discovery: gout increases the risk of developing dementia
Gout is a metabolic disorder. Accumulation of urate crystals in the form of sodium monoaurate or uric acid occurs in the joints and various tissues of the body resulting inflammation and pain. Scientists of the University of Alabama have associated gout with dementia, Psych Central reports.
29.11.2018 Scientists have designed a new painkiller, which is not addictive
A new painkiller can be as effective as opioid analgesics. An important advantage of the compound synthesized by scientists is that there is no addictive effect.
26.11.2018 Scientists believe that the increase in the number of diabetics can not be stopped
Doctors made disappointing forecasts: by 2030, the number of people with type 2 diabetes in the world will increase by 100 million people
20.11.2018 Hot needle method treats lung cancer in 30 minutes
A new “two-in-one” lung cancer therapy using a hot needle is intended both to fight the tumor and to diagnose cancer aggressive type.
16.11.2018 Scientists have revealed a simple secret of a healthy heart
Scientists from the University of Western Australia are convinced that a daily cup of tea or blueberries may reduce the risks of developing cardiovascular diseases.
14.11.2018 Scientists have revealed a way for slowing down the brain "aging"
American scientists from Columbia University have found that the hormone osteocalcin can be a “cure” for the brain aging. The researchers noted that osteocalcin is produced by bone tissue cells and even small physical activity contributes to its activation.