Child mortality worldwide has fallen 41 percent since 1990, the result of myriad improvements in nutrition, access to vaccines and antibiotics, cleaner deliveries, better care of infants immediately after birth, and the use of insecticide-treated mosquito nets," according to "the findings of a report released Wednesday by three United Nations agencies and the World Bank," the Washington Post reports (Brown, 9/12).
American children with food allergies should be receiving better care, including diagnostic testing and attention to severe allergic reaction symptoms, according to a study conducted by researchers at Northwestern Medicine.
Having type 2 diabetes appears to give post-menopausal women a 27% higher risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Cancer this week.
“When I get up from the chair 10 times more bacterial cells than human ones stand up with me” says Dr Bruce Birren, who participates in creating one of the most accurate maps of microbes that live in and on us.
If a man usually consumes tea, a propensity for one of the most dangerous and killing diseases of stronger sex is guaranteed be twice reduced.
The number of Americans with a history of cancer currently stands at 13.7 million. It is predicted that by 2022 this figure will have risen up to 18 million. The number of cancer survivors is growing.
What a pleasure it is to swim in cool water and hide from the heat in a hot summer day. But people often forget about safety measures and swim in inappropriate places.
Nuts and fat fish, rich in vitamin D, as well as walks under the sun reduce the risk of apoplexy by more than 1/5.
Recently, the researchers from Immunology Centre, University of Georgia State have determined that one of herpes types may cause the disease, known as neovascular senile macular degeneration (SMD), in its turn capable of causing blindness among elderly people.
“Ananta Medicare” has a good tradition of taking care about children in the orphanages. The Company has been a sponsor of region orphanage №3 for many years. Also this year the heads of the company have visited this orphanage to congratulate children and give them nice presents.