News of World Medicine
Scientists have determined an "ultra-bad" form of cholesterol
Scientists have determined a new "ultra-bad" form of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) in people with high risk of the development of cardiovascular diseases.
People, who consume tea or coffee regularly, get infected with MRSA superbacterium less frequently than those who do not
The study, which has been conducted with participation of more than 5,500 Americans, showed that MRSA bacteria were found by 50% less frequently in noses of those people who like tea and coffee.
Scientists have discovered a new strain of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea
Specialists from Swedish National reference laboratory warn that the infection may become a world-wide threat and there is an urgent need for a breakthrough in the field of pharmacology.
Substances present in grapes help in protection of skin cells against ultraviolet radiation
Specialists of the University of Barcelona and The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) have established that some substances present in grapes help in protection of skin cells against ultraviolet (UV) radiation of the sun.
04.08.2011 Fructose can cause heart diseases and diabetes
Specialists from University of California at Davis (USA) have found out a significant increase of cholesterol and triglyceride levels in blood of those people who during 2 weeks did not limit their consumption of food rich in fructose, receiving in such a way 25% of their daily norm of calories.
The second preparation for treatment of melanoma has been approved in the USA
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new preparation for treatment of virulent type of skin cancer.
The development of high blood pressure could be caused by cytomegalovirus
A study carried out by Chinese scientists has proved that high blood pressure could be caused by cytomegalovirus.
"Ecstasy" may win a victory over blood cancer
Popular recreational narcotic ecstasy (MDMA) may become the basis for a new type of medicines for treatment of oncological blood diseases.Previous investigations have shown that "ecstasy" kills some tumor cells. Now a group of scientists have managed to increase this anti-tumor effectiveness of MDMA combinations 100-folds.
Walnuts have anticancer effect
Marshall University researchers (the USA) have found out that the risk of breast cancer dropped significantly in mice when their regular diet included a modest amount of walnuts.
Scientists from Germany have succeeded in eliminating the disease of peripheral arteries
Blood vessel occlusion includes compensatory mechanism: the organism starts formation of new vessels avoiding the old ones. This process can be accelerated by suppression the work of one of microregulatory RNAs, which disallows cell division.