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.
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.
Doctors made disappointing forecasts: by 2030, the number of people with type 2 diabetes in the world will increase by 100 million people.
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.
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.
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.
Scientists of American University of Colombia have created a unique test that detects the presence of 307 bacterial pathogens by saliva or blood test.
Hydroquinone, which is contained in chocolate, tea, coffee and wine, in combination with zinc slows down the aging process in the human body and prevents oxidative stress.
In the future, everyone will have a chip with stem cells inside. This chip may actually replace the medical card. It is going to be used to perform laboratory tests and to create a truly personalized medicine (each drug can be tested on such chip without endangering the person). From the biological point of view, the system is as complex as possible. Plus, it has the genetic imprint of the cells owner.This means that tests will be as accurate as possible.
American researchers have found that patients with type 2 diabetes are 2.3 times increased likelihood of developing pancreatic cancer. Experts have analyzed data about 50 000 people hospitalized between 1993 and 2013, The Deccan Chronicle reports.