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Seven daily servings of fruits and vegetables - the prevention of cardiovascular diseases

Seven daily servings of fruits and vegetables - the prevention of cardiovascular diseasesSeven daily servings of fruits and vegetables - the prevention of cardiovascular diseases The increase in the consumption of vitamins C and E from food and vitamin drugs leads to increased activity of paraoxonase. This enzyme protects the high-density lipoproteins from oxidation of atherogenic. More information about the results of researches of the American scientists can be read in the August issue Arteriolosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. Using special questionnaires on dietary habits Dr. Gail P. Jarvik and her colleagues from the Medical Center at the University of Washington (Seattle, USA) studied the consumption of vitamins C and E in 189 white men. Читать полностью -->

Scientists have restored the myocardial areas affected by heart attack

Scientists have restored the myocardial areas affected by heart attackTo restore the muscle tissue of the heart, stricken by a heart attack, managed to scientists from the American Johns Hopkins University. Using stem cells, they were able to almost completely regenerated tissue of the heart, dead as a result of extensive infarctions. The experiments were conducted on pigs. The result of successful experiments on animals now scientists have begun to hospital trial involving patients-volunteers. A hallmark of the new medical technology is the fact that used stem cells from a human embryo, and the bone marrow cells of an adult organism, which also have properties of stem cells. "We are optimistic about the possibility to restore the human heart, stricken by a heart attack," said head of research Professor Joshua hare. Читать полностью -->

Burnt ear doctors raised to the patient at hand

Burnt ear doctors raised to the patient at handCurious operation conducted recently Moscow surgeons. The patient is deprived of the auricle in infancy, the specialists of the Central research Institute of dentistry has grown on her forearm. As reported in the Department of microsurgery and reconstructive surgery, the patient, a 16-year-old citizen of Tajikistan, was left without a left ear in 7 months. Child for some time was left in the room unattended. Lying in bed, he reached for the included kettle on the table and pulled it on. Hot metal so long in contact with the ear of a screaming toddler that when parents came, it almost burned. Читать полностью -->

Secret chest of Queen Cleopatra

Secret chest of Queen CleopatraSecret chest of Queen Cleopatra As you know, the ruler of Egypt - Cleopatra-was not a beautiful woman. Moreover, she did not possess and perfect figure. But in spite of this, virtually all men from the last slave to the rulers of Rome, went through her mind. Young poets and experienced commanders were ready to give his life for one night with Cleopatra. So what was the secret of the Queen than she had bewitched men? Secrets there are several, each of them was used as appropriate and depending on the plans of Cleopatra. But there were so-called mandatory procedures, which helped it to maintain its shape and charm. Читать полностью -->

New Swedish custom to bury people on fertilizers

New Swedish custom to bury people on fertilizersSwedish city Jonkoping in the South of the country plans to become the first on the planet where human bodies will be recycled into compost. Corpses will freeze and dry, then grind into a powder and use it for fertilizer for trees. New funeral custom, which was proposed to impose on the whole of Sweden aims to be an environmentally friendly alternative to cremation and normal burial. Local crematorium next year plan to convert in the so-called "promatory". "Funeral" for the innovative method suggest freezing the body, after which it is dipped in liquid nitrogen and then turned into powder by soft vibrations. The powder will be dumped in a box made from potato or corn starch, which, in turn, will be placed in a shallow grave. Читать полностью -->

Xenon against stroke

Xenon against strokeXenon against stroke The experiments showed that the noble gas helps to reduce the effects of strokes, brain injuries and other injuries that cause paralysis of the nervous tissue. As found Biophysics from Imperial College in London, xenon able to block the receptors that control nerve cells and preventing their death. A specific effect of xenon was discovered during testing of new means of anesthesia. Professor at Imperial College, Mervyn maze (Mervyn Maze), working as an anesthesiologist at the hospital Chelsea and Westminster (London) believes that this will help to create effective means for dealing with lesions of the nervous system. Although this method does not allow to restore nerve cells, but it will help keep them and to create conditions for further treatment. Professor Nick Franks (Nick Franks), who found that the effect of xenon, believes that this inert gas is a good candidate for the role of the medicinal product, as it is in our natural environment and non-toxic. Читать полностью -->

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