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Hiccups

HiccupsHiccup is an involuntary, stereotyped, povtoryaeca, short and energetic breath when closed or sharply narrowed the glottis. It occurs due to a sudden convulsive contraction of the muscles of the diaphragm and larynx. The cause of hiccups can be irritation of the intestines, the cooling of the body, emotional experiences. Help: to calm the hiccups you can use the following home remedies: - to swallow a piece of ice; - drink a few SIPS of cold water; to squeeze much hands aperture area (above the waist); several times quickly and deeply breathe in the air and very slowly exhale; - when a persistent icate put a mustard plaster on the "base" region of the abdomen.. . . Читать полностью -->

the AIDS Virus accelerates the evolution of the immune system

the AIDS Virus accelerates the evolution of the immune systemScientists from the universities of Oxford, Harvard and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal), has identified genes that help the immune system to fight HIV, reports BBC News. According to the researchers, the results will help to explain why some people infected with HIV, the disease does not develop for several years and will continue to develop a vaccine against AIDS. The object of study became leukocyte antigens human (HLA) - specific molecules that recognize and destroy cells infected by human immunodeficiency virus. Such molecules are three types - a, b and C. the Researchers found that the highest activity of which have antigens of type C. Previously it was shown that between the AIDS virus and the immune system there is a kind of "arms race" - due to the variability of HIV adapts to the protective forces of the organism, but in response to changed and cells of the immune system. Читать полностью -->

Scientists have taken an important step on the way for the radical cure of diabetes

Scientists have taken an important step on the way for the radical cure of diabetesThe search for new radical methods of treatment of diabetes of the first type does not stop. One of them, as experts suggest, may be a pancreas transplant, which will be able to replace your own, not working. The first sibling transplantation of that organ made in Russia, in the Scientific center of surgery of the Russian Academy of medical Sciences. The world's first transplant cadaveric pancreas patient with diabetes conducted in 1966, the American surgeon David Sutherland. 13 years later, he transplanted the first related entity. To date in the world of transplanted more than a thousand pancreas, of which about 10 percent fragments of organ transplanted from one person to another. Читать полностью -->

In the Novgorod region, the man died from leptospirosis contracted from worms

In the Novgorod region, the man died from leptospirosis contracted from wormsIn the Novgorod region, the man died from leptospirosis contracted from worms In the Novgorod region registered a new case of death from leptospirosis. As reported by RIA 'Novosti' in the Centre of the state Novgorod region, from the disease died 40-year-old resident of Staraya Russa. December 11, high temperature the man was hospitalized in the intensive care unit infectious disease ward of the old Russian Central district hospital. Despite all efforts of the doctors the next day the man died. On Thursday in the sanitary inspection confirmed that, according to laboratory tests, the cause of death of 40-year-old resident of Staraya Russa became leptospirosis. It is assumed that the man had contracted the infection through cracks on the hands when digging worms for fishing. Читать полностью -->

Patients with ischemic heart disease early stop taking drugs

Patients with ischemic heart disease early stop taking drugsThe majority of patients with chronic diseases such as coronary heart disease, stop right to take drugs soon after the appointment of the latter. This problem is discussed in the article, Dr. Nick Barber and his colleagues (School of Pharmacy, London) in the new issue of Quality and Safety in Health Care. "More than a third of such patients do not take medication as prescribed, and almost half are not on their own", according to the researchers. They watched the 250 patients, accepted 23 pharmacies in southern England. All patients (aged 75 years and older) began long-term pharmacological therapy, in the presence of at least one of the opportunistic diseases: stroke, ischemic heart disease, asthma, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis. Читать полностью -->

Died girl born with four legs

Died girl born with four legsIn the Zambian capital Lusaka died three-month-old girl born with four legs, three arms, and extra kidney. The girl died from blood poisoning. Sepsis she was diagnosed on Monday, October 6, and on Wednesday she died. According to doctors, the death of a child in no way associated with "extra" limbs. She died before she could do surgery to remove unwanted limbs. The doctors expected, when the child reaches nine months of age, which the doctors considered optimal for conducting such operations. Читать полностью -->

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