Russia ranks second in the world by number of strokes

Russia ranks second in the world by number of strokesRussia ranks second in the world by number of strokes may 15, chief neurologist of Moscow Anatoly Fedin said that Russia takes the 2nd place in the world by number of strokes. First Bulgaria, the third China. According to Mr. V. Fedin, it is a sad leadership Russia holds because of the prevalence of the inhabitants of the country's addiction to Smoking, and hypertension and overweight, which also suffer many Russians. In Russia in recent years, the increase in the incidence of stroke is 5 times higher than, for example, in the United States. Читать полностью -->

Only a third of Russians consider themselves healthy

Only a third of Russians consider themselves healthyOnly a third of Russians consider themselves healthy As shown by regular surveys of the population consider themselves to be healthy, only a third of Russians. 30 percent of the Fund "Public opinion" reported that never sick, always feel good. The same number of respondents stated about the presence of chronic diseases, and 40 percent confirmed that they often get sick or feel unwell. Among respondents aged 18 to 35 years assess their health as good, only half (50 percent). And those who have passed the half-century milestone, most often complain of poor health (55 percent). According to the results of a survey conducted by the Fund on 8 June, of 1,500 Russians, 63 percent of respondents do not pay special attention to their health. Читать полностью -->

do Not put broken teeth on the shelf and keep it in milk!

do Not put broken teeth on the shelf and keep it in milk!She easily loses baby teeth for one reason or another. Much worse, if the child or adult is losing permanent teeth. It turns out all is not lost. Doctor of dentistry Clifton Dummett from New Orleans says: "Take a broken tooth for the crown and not the root. The area of the root contains cells that provide the possibility of restoration of its original position. If you do not have to hand milk, place the tooth temporarily in water or saliva. Читать полностью -->

Scientists have created samoshvatyvayuscheysya threads for surgeons

Scientists have created samoshvatyvayuscheysya threads for surgeonsA new suture material, which has its own memory, will help surgeons to perform complex endoscopic intervention, reports New Scientist. Due to its unique properties of the thread, which was developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, can change the tension of the suture under the action of body temperature, firmly pulling the wound edges. According to one of the creators of "smart" threads Robert Langer (Robert Langer, particularly the broad perspectives of the new material opens in endoscopic surgery, where interventions are performed through small holes. In such situations, it is often quite difficult to correctly impose the seam. The nodes may be too weak or strong, threatening complications. During the test of filaments of thermoplastic scientists first proved that they eventually dissolve themselves in the body, so that repeated operation is not required. Читать полностью -->

life Expectancy increases by reducing the number of infections

 life Expectancy increases by reducing the number of infectionsA key factor in increasing the human life expectancy over the last century and a half has been a decrease in the number of infections that people are exposed to in childhood, approved in gerontology from the University of southern California. The authors examined data on health and mortality in Sweden during the period from the mid-18th to mid-20th century and came to the conclusion that generation whose childhood coincided with the period of the low level of infectious diseases in the country, subsequently lived longer and were healthier. Childhood infectious diseases can cause chronic effects, which in old age lead to an increase in heart diseases and cancers. To further increase the duration of life is necessary not so much to improve health care of the elderly people how to improve the quality of habitat for children, say the authors. Science (Russian text Polit.ru). . Читать полностью -->

PMS what is it?

PMS what is it?Some statistics According to statistics such thing as PMS very familiar about 90% of women in age from about 13 to 50 years. But only about 10% suffer from very severe symptoms. Peak manifestations of PMS occurs at the age of about 30-35 years. Most women, as shows the same statistics, with these temporary physical and emotional discomfort does not do anything. Supposedly, it'll go away! By the way, about the duration of these torments: Here the opinions of the experts also disagree. Someone said about 2-3 days, previous month, and someone is inclined to 14 (!). Читать полностью -->

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