24.05.2016 For the first time an experimental treatment has defeated HIV
For the first time molecular biologists and geneticists using CRISPR / Cas9 gene editing technique could successfully cut a DNA fragment belonging to HIV, from the genome of infected animals.
24.05.2016 Sesame seeds reduce the level of oxidative stress
Specialists of the State University of Rio de Janeiro and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) recommend to treat the diet with plenty of foods with sesame. It turns out that these seeds and products made from these seeds, help the human body to fight an oxidative stress. Sesame oil is very useful.
Positive emotions can keep you from ischemic diseases
Scientists claim that positive emotions can keep you from ischemic diseases and in general decrease the risk of cardiac diseases. It took the authors of the work ten years to gather these data.
A simple laboratory analysis will give doctor a hint whether antibiotic use is necessary in treatment
Doctors often abuse prescribing antibiotics for patients with a cough or symptoms of mere cold. Meanwhile, the most simple laboratory analysis is able to tell the doctor rather exactly if the patient really needs antibiotic therapy.
Half of the deaths due to ischemic heart disease could be eluded if people ate healthy food and gave up smoking
Half of estimated 400,000 deaths due to ischemic heart disease in the United States of America could be eluded if people ate healthy food and gave up smoking. These are the results of the conducted investigation.
Scientists have developed a new type of statins, which decrease the risk of development of heart attacks and strokes
Scientists from Swedish pharmaceutical firm Karo Bio have developed a new type of statins, which may decrease the risk of development of heart attacks and strokes without any side effects.
Impotence can be a precursor of a heart attack
According to German scientists, sexual frustration in men is a precursor of a heart attack, as well as a precursor of death due to cardiovascular diseases in men of the risk.
Neuromarketing: Marketing joins its efforts with medicine
According to a new analysis done by researches of Duke University and Emory University, using advanced tools to see human brain during its work, new generation of marketing specialists may be able to check the demand for the product even before its development.
Scientists have discovered the type of gene, which leads to increased arterial pressure
Scientists from Medical College of Maryland University (USA) have discovered a subtype of already known gene, which activation in the organism leads to increased arterial pressure. According to the specialists, studying of STK39 gene will allow to see the problem of hypertension and methods of its treatment and diagnostics in a new sight.
Excessive following the rules of personal hygiene and disinfection lead to allergy development
Allergy is becoming a widespread disease in developed countries and takes different forms, including seasonal fever, eczema, urticaria and asthma.