It turns out that a popular spice is a weapon against cancer at the genetic level.

It is not a secret that many spices and herbs have anti-cancer properties. According to recent studies, Indian pungent long pepper (pippali) is one of such products, Zee News reports. This type of pepper has a substance (piperlongumine) that can stop the production of a particular enzyme in the body. This enzyme is normally found in large amounts in tumors.

Hallucinations can be the sign of vision deterioration but not brain deterioration.

If you see ghosts, do not hurry to contact a psychiatrist or an exorcist. Probably you just lose your eyesight, The Daily Mail reports. According to ophthalmologists, such hallucinations are the symptom of rare syndrome. It is known that macular degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma lead to loss of peripheral vision. But sometimes they are caused by Charles Bonnet syndrome characterized by hallucinations.

Neuroscientists say that the brain’s protection has a limited

British scientists have revealed that the brain's immune cells are updated only six times during the human lifetime. According to the experts, this discovery will allow them to cope with neurodegenerative diseases, "Pravda.RU" writes. In the center of the study were phagocytes which absorb the dead or damaged neurons, as well as fight with foreign elements.

Cardiologists: stress can destroy your heart and blood vessels

Scientists know that stress can lead to the development of heart disease and stroke. But only now they understand exactly how it happens, The Times of India reports. It turns out that stress causes increased activity in the amygdala of the brain. This resulted in enhanced development of bone marrow leukocytes and the accumulation of plaque in blood vessels

A new method for treatment of infertility in men was designed

Women are usually blamed as a cause of infertility mostly due to their natural ability to give birth. However, according to the latest global statistics, the proportion of male guilt in this problem is more significant and ranges from 45 to 70% of all cases of impossibility of conception. Whereas the female factor is more modest and it makes 25-50%, and infertility associated with common problems of both sexes is 10-25%.

Physicians: tattooing may result in an infection and cancer

The scientists of the University of Copenhagen and the University of Bradford believe that tattoos are harmful. Concerns are caused by the paints that are used for tattooing. These paints are carcinogenic and can provoke not only cancer but also other diseases, "Moskovskiy Komsomolec" writes. The paints contain mercury (red shades) and cobalt (blue, green). The analysis of 21 popular types of paints has revealed toxic substances in 13 of them.

In the New Year with the care of neighbors

We are glad to announce that on the eve of the New Year, our company has provided a charitable assistance to "FaMiLy" public organization, namely, 39 families having many children. Looking at their beaming smile you begin to realize how important to remember the people who are near and in need of our help.

A certain diet is the secret of salvation from the symptoms of gout and arthritis

The inflammation associated with gout often causes a severe pain. But a recent study has allowed to reveal an unexpected solution of this problem. It turns out that a high-fiber diet helps to lower inflammation levels and alleviate pain, Zee News reports.

You can get a psychological trauma without even being a participant of unpleasant events

It was found that in case when a person just hears any information about some type of catastrophe from another person, the brain information processing scheme is changed and the risk of post-traumatic stress disorders is increased, DNA India reports.

Happy New Year!

2017 is the year of Red Fire Rooster. According to astrologers, in the eastern calendar the Rooster is a symbol of renewal as well as the beginning of something new and unknown. Therefore, the coming year promises to change the lives of everyone. 2017 brings luck for purposeful and persistent people! But the rooster will help only those who do something to achieve their desires and takes willpower.