News of World Medicine
Scientists have discovered a new strain of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea
Specialists from Swedish National reference laboratory warn that the infection may become a world-wide threat and there is an urgent need for a breakthrough in the field of pharmacology.
Scientists have determined an "ultra-bad" form of cholesterol
Scientists have determined a new "ultra-bad" form of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) in people with high risk of the development of cardiovascular diseases.
Scientists have disprove the connection between the intake of some antibiotics during pregnancy and congenital defects
Gynecologists think that two antibiotics, which have been previously associated with possible development of congenital defects, for all that can be safely used during pregnancy.
Specialists recommend all people over 55 to take statins
Doctors think that everybody over 55 should take statins in order to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
Three bananas a day help in preventing a stroke
Scientists claim that consuming one banana three times a day – in the morning, in the afternoon and in the evening – provides sufficient quantity of potassium to decrease the risk of cerebral hemorrhage approximately by 21%.
Statins reduce pneumonia death rates
According to a new study conducted by British scientists, taking statins, which are used to decrease cholesterol level in blood, can prevent people dying from pneumonia.
Specialist discovered protein responsible for excessive blood clotting
Preparations that regulate cholesterol levels in blood also help decrease the risk of formation of dangerous clots of blood.
Statins will substitute antibiotics in treatment of numerous infections
Scientists from University of Edinburgh have found...
Scientists have proved that medicines do not work if you do not believe in their effectiveness
Researches from Oxbridge and two German universities after studying the role of conscious thinking in appreciation of pain have come to a conclusion that positive thinking double analgetic action while negative one may level this effect.
Scientists work on creation of the vaccine against antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
American specialists from Medical Centre of Rochester University have made an important step on the way to develop a vaccine against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) - Staphylococcus species resistant to the action of most known antibiotics, which makes treatment of the diseases induced by this bacterium impossible.