News of World Medicine
Statins reduce pneumonia death rates
According to a new study conducted by British scientists, taking statins, which are used to decrease cholesterol level in blood, can prevent people dying from pneumonia.
Specialist discovered protein responsible for excessive blood clotting
Preparations that regulate cholesterol levels in blood also help decrease the risk of formation of dangerous clots of blood.
Statins will substitute antibiotics in treatment of numerous infections
Scientists from University of Edinburgh have found...
Scientists have proved that medicines do not work if you do not believe in their effectiveness
Researches from Oxbridge and two German universities after studying the role of conscious thinking in appreciation of pain have come to a conclusion that positive thinking double analgetic action while negative one may level this effect.
Scientists work on creation of the vaccine against antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
American specialists from Medical Centre of Rochester University have made an important step on the way to develop a vaccine against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) - Staphylococcus species resistant to the action of most known antibiotics, which makes treatment of the diseases induced by this bacterium impossible.
What does high quality of life consist of?
We often substitute notions in our life. It also regards the notion "quality of life".
XI National Congress of Cardiologists:
Ukraine occupies one of the first places in the world as for the rate of heart diseases…
Scientists have developed 100 new types of antibiotics on the basis of a substance present in frog skin
Scientists have known for a long time that frog skin contains a number of powerful chemical substances, which are able to kill pathogenic bacteria, viruses and fungi. However, these substances are also poisonous for people, so it was impossible to use them in medicine.
Scientists say that food allergy may be caused by products’ odor
Food allergy is wide spread all over the world. A recently conducted investigation claims that for its development it is even not necessary to ingest allergens.
Magnetic resonance imaging is recognized to be the best diagnostic method of strokes
According to new guidelines, issued by the American Academy of neurology, computed tomography (CT) as a method of stroke diagnostics is significantly inferior to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).