Scientists of the Siberian Biomedical Center named E.N.Meshalkin (Novosibirsk) became the first experts in Russia who implanted two artificial hearts to the patient. According the RIA Novosti the patient is a 20-year-old girl who received several stab wounds causing the heart damages.
Until now, scientists did not know the cause of 80% of congenital defects such as cleft palate, kidney, heart and spine disorders.
The technology of CRISPR genome editing helped scientist from Portland to perform the experiments. According to "Remedium”, previously, similar studies were conducted only in China. The embryos used by Americans were developed a couple of weeks and the correction was successful.
American scientists have predicted the likely risk due to the growing tendency of vaccine refusal, as well as they have assessed the possible material damage associated with an increased incidence of measles, parotiditis and rubella.
Myeloproliferative diseases are a group of diseases in which the bone marrow produces too many erythrocytes, leukocytes or platelets.
Any kind of physical activity, whether it is running or weight training, is useful. As Live Science notes, it allows you to cure inflammation. It is commonly known that inflammation is the genuine reaction of the body to trauma, which helps to prevent infection. However, chronic inflammation by itself causes many problems, including diabetes and heart diseases.
The enzyme LpxC is crucially important for outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria formation. Recently it became known that scientists of Duke University managed to block the activity of this enzyme. This was the first step towards obtaining antibiotics a new class of antibiotics generating. As Medportal notes, the substance, blocking LpxC, perfectly handled with the bacteria that were not susceptible to standard antibiotics.
Neuroblastoma is an insidious form of the nervous system cancer, which affects children more often than other types of cancer. Its resistant types are not susceptible to even radiotherapy, as Eurek Alert notes.
The University of Bristol found out how the cellules surrounding the blood vessels (pericytes) stimulate the growth of new vessels. Therein, the hormone leptin is involved, as Eurek Alert informs. Leptin is produced by fat cellules, facilitating of the energy balance regulation in the body by suppressing appetite.
Few are aware how to take antibiotics. Tass notes:” It is widely accepted that antibiotics treatment can’t be stopped earlier than recommended, despite the regression. The World Health Organization also says about that, but the Medical School of Brighton and Sussex’s staff claim the opposite"