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Excess weight reduces the life of seven years

Excess weight reduces the life of seven yearsExcess weight reduces the life of seven years Overweight is one of the most important factors affecting the life expectancy of the person. As was established by the Dutch scientists, for middle-aged people extra pounds take about the same as Smoking. The average person, who at the age of 40 diagnosed with obesity, the risk to die seven years earlier than healthy people. Even more reduces the life of the combination of obesity and Smoking. As noted by the scientists who analyzed data from the health monitoring 3,500 volunteers from the American city of Framingham (Framingham, Massachusetts, from 1948 to 1990, Kurama woman, 40 years of suffering with obesity, the risk of dying in an average of 13.3 years earlier. In a similar case, a man can lose 6.7. Читать полностью -->

Drugs and treatment

Drugs and treatmentLet's see what kind of medical treatment today offers us market (the rest of the complex treatment, in addition to topical treatments, consider not going because of its vastness and increased individuality). Things like wigs and hairpieces I won't describe here, hardly needs the help of a doctor. Quite close in spirit to this option is a relatively new method called "Microbial". This is an artificial scalp thickness of less than a millimeter from implanted in him artificial and natural volosiki, selected according to your sample; worn on the head like a cap and thereby mimics the hair. Firms offering this service, claim that you can even wash your hair without removing this design. Of course, this solution may be interested in some of the patients. Читать полностью -->

Honey tasty and useful

Honey tasty and usefulIn recent years, many fond metalicana. Is this justified? Doctors say that honey and other bee products are simple to use, easily combined with different ways and methods of treatment of the respiratory tract, peptic ulcer, liver disease, heart, blood vessels, organs of excretion, thyroid and other endocrine glands. It is believed that bee products strengthen the eyesight and bone tissue, increase the body's resistance to external environmental factors, strengthen the immune system. And they not only do not harm the body (of course, with moderate consumption and the absence of contraindications), normalize metabolism, restoring forces of the body and even, allegedly, the resorption of pathological formations. Bee products, representing a set of biologically active substances have on the body effect caused by nature.. . Читать полностью -->

Duma adopted the budget of the health insurance Fund

Duma adopted the budget of the health insurance FundThe state Duma adopted the budget of the compulsory health insurance Fund in 2004 and adopted the relevant bill in the second and in the third final reading. According to the law Fund revenues in 2004 will be 6,406 billion rubles, expenses - 6,391,2 billion. In addition, according to the law, 10% of the funds in the Fund's budget providing for expenditures for the alignment of financial conditions the activity of the territorial mandatory health insurance funds will be directed on financing of regional target programs for the protection of motherhood and childhood. RIA "Novosti"". . . Читать полностью -->

Scientists have grown a beating heart

Scientists have grown a beating heartAmerican scientists for the first time in the world has grown in the laboratory the tissue of the heart muscle (myocardium), which are able to decrease exactly the same as "natural" human heart. In order to achieve this result, the staff of the Massachusetts Institute of technology have placed the cardiac muscle cells of the rat on a special polymer substrate, the form of which repeated the heart muscle. Along with the growth of a cell culture substrate were dissolved, giving the cells the ability to form a complete fabric. The researchers then subjected grown myocardium to the effects of electrical impulses, similar to those, which creates a so-called conductive system of the heart (the group of cells in the thickness of the heart muscle, providing the generation and conduction of electrical signals) - and found that he is able to fall exactly on the same pattern as "natural" cardiac muscle. Moreover, it turned out that electrical stimulation was the last factor necessary for the development of adequate structure and biophysical characteristics of the myocardium. Scientists expect that they have developed the technique of artificial myocardium will be used in transplantation and in the treatment of myocardial infarction. Читать полностью -->

the Ministry of health has identified how to treat lung disease

 the Ministry of health has identified how to treat lung diseaseOn Tuesday in Moscow hosted a meeting of the Collegium of the Ministry of health dedicated to respiratory diseases, their treatment and prevention. At the meeting of doctors and specialists of the Ministry of health approved the concept of development of pulmonary services in Russia. As reported by the health Minister Yuri Shevchenko, the concept should be laid not curative and preventive measures: "once again We are talking about the treatment, about the intensive and oxygen therapy, but there are huge opportunities for prevention. These measures are known and inexpensive". As noted in his report to the Director of the Institute of pulmonology of the Ministry of health of Russia, academician of the Russian Academy of medical Sciences Alexander Chuchalin, now in Russia respiratory diseases occupy the first place in the structure of all other diseases. According to chukalina, the highest incidence rates are found in children: annually respiratory tract infections and lung disease carry 90 percent of young Russians. Читать полностью -->

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