Tag Health - results: 216

Tuberculosis can be defeated until 2045

can eradicate TB until 2045, if the fight against the deadly disease will be properly funded, said the group of international experts. According to them, the inaction will result in huge economic and social costs, and the world n...

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2019-03-21

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How poor sleep leads to heart disease and death?

According to the world health organization, the reason for 31% of all deaths in the world are cardiovascular diseases. They develop in the wrong diet, Smoking, lack of exercise and irregular sleep mode. If scientists already know ...

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2019-03-20

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Scientists have made a step towards a cure for prostate cancer

the prostate is considered to be one of the main causes of death among men, after heart disease, lung cancer and melanoma. According to the world health organization, 65-70 years with this terrible disease facing one in four men....

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2019-03-18

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Dormant viruses awaken during space flights

the Virus cold sores activated again at more than half of the crew aboard the space Shuttle and the International space station, shows a study published in Frontiers in Microbiology. While the symptoms showed only a small proporti...

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2019-03-16

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"Smart capsule" RaniPill makes painless injections inside the intestines

Patients with diabetes of the first type by an annual average of have to do 700-1000 injections of insulin. Hormone disorder acromegaly causes people to go to doctors and receive very painful injections into the muscle once a mont...

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2019-03-16

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The brains of astronauts is also "swim" in zero gravity

brain Scans of astronauts before and after space flight have shown changes in the white matter in areas that control movement and process sensory information. The deterioration is similar to what happens with aging, however, proce...

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2019-03-16

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Interval and prolonged fasting: pros and cons

"Now, there are many methods of healing and weight loss that promise fast results with huge benefits for the body," says Elena Cullen, psychologist, expert in psychology of weight loss author training weight loss. "Among them is i...

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2019-03-14

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Scientists have called for a global ban on the use of technology of gene editing CRISPR

last year, Chinese geneticist Hae Cisangkuy, despite the ban in force in the territory of China, had a very, very questionable from the standpoint of morality and ethics on gene editing of human embryonic cells, resulting in the l...

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2019-03-14

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Cotton buds almost led to inflammation of brain tissue

Otolaryngologists have repeatedly advised not to use cotton sticks and other objects to clean the ear canal, but many people still refer to this advice with skepticism. Thought so, and one a resident of England until left wool wit...

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2019-03-14

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Hackers can kill people with pacemakers, but there are

We already know how hackers can harm computers, smartphones and other technology. Few people is aware that under the threat of hacking and there are other devices that are directly connected to health and even life of people. Thes...

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2019-03-14

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Russian scientists have developed a device that allows to win space disease

Scientists from the Institute of biomedical problems of RAS have developed a device for the diagnosis of space motion sickness (CBD), facing nearly a third of people who flew into space. Her symptoms almost as soon as the person g...

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2019-03-11

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Scientists have created molecules that neutralize the influenza virus

According to the world health organization, annually in the world is celebrated from 3 to 5 million cases of illness by different types of influenza virus, with up to 650 000 cases are fatal. Unfortunately, even in today's world s...

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2019-03-11

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Food of centenarians: why do we need fiber?

the eating habits of majority of people has not changed since the 60-ies. We used to — or so we said — eat buckwheat and bread, try to eat less fatty and fried, to blame themselves for extra piece of cake and absorb as much as pos...

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2019-02-28

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Injections can not be afraid — created "smart" needle for precise injections

Medical technology is evolving much faster than cars and other equipment. The emergence of "smart" needles for syringes was only a matter of time and they finally created. Their development involved researchers from Women's hospit...

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2019-02-26

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A simple medical examination has saved the lives of millions of women

breast Cancer is one of the most common types of dangerous diseases. Fortunately, thanks to modern medicine, he is no longer a death sentence. Scientists have not yet invented the most effective method of treatment, but medicine i...

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2019-02-17

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Created a cure against age-related weakening of the muscles

the Sad fact is — after 35 years, almost everyone begins to lose muscle mass and weaken. Of course, this process can be slowed down with exercise, but exercise does not everyone. Especially for those who can not or do not want to ...

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2019-02-16

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Created a vaccine against pneumonia that kill millions of people per year

According to the world health organization, cause 16% of deaths of children under 5 is pneumonia, in 2015, was recorded 920 000. If you take the total figure, the pneumococcus bacterium is the main causative agent of dangerous dis...

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2019-02-06

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Proven: bacteria sacrifice themselves to protect the colony from antibiotics

Despite its tiny size, bacteria are incredibly tricky. To protect themselves and their colony from the effects of antibiotics, can they evade danger by being in hibernation, or to develop a genetic resistance to the drugs. Researc...

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2019-02-06

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New intelligent prosthetic hand endowed with sensitivity and a high flexibility

Modern prosthetic hands can be controlled by special electrodes placed on the skin and reads the electrical signals of the muscles. However, this method has limitations, allowing only the most simple motions of the artificial limb...

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2019-02-06

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Eternal motor: the energy of the heart can be used to recharge the pacemaker

the Strength of the cardiac rhythm is so high that it is able to recharge the device designed to save lives, the study said experts from Dartmouth College (USA). Developed by engineers at the College compact device is capable of c...

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2019-02-05

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