Ozone affects male fertility

Ozone affects male fertilityOzone affects male fertility So says Rebecca Sokol from the University of southern California. High levels of ozone in the lower atmosphere v the result of the emission of pollutants v reduces the number and motility of sperm in healthy and capable of offspring men. The researcher and her colleagues analyzed more than 8 thousand samples of sperm, put 50 men living in Los Angeles for 3 years and compared them with 3.5 thousand samples, deposited at the same time, the 35 men from Northern California. Initially, scientists wanted to find out whether there are geographical differences between these groups in terms of sperm quality. The same results were obtained discouraging v geographical differences emerged only in slightly greater numbers of motile sperm at the southern men. When scientists compared the data obtained during the study, with data on air quality, received by the company Sonoma Technologies, they revealed a correlation between the reduction in the number and motility and deteriorating air quality, especially in southern California. Читать полностью -->

On the US market enters the vehicle from running senile dementia

On the US market enters the vehicle from running senile dementiaA new drug against senile dementia, the only one that is intended for treatment of diseases in the later stages, will soon appear on the American market. Memantine has long been used in Germany, last year received approval throughout Europe, but the United States remained unavailable. Now licensing authorities precipitated relatives of patients requiring quick to resolve. Although the Commission of experts of the Department for food and drug administration (FDA) recommended to allow the drug to use, many of its members remained very low opinion about its effectiveness. "I think the effect is very minor, warns Chairman Dr. Claudia Kawas (Claudia Kawas) from the University of California, Irvine. Читать полностью -->

Smoker invented fire-safe cigarettes

Smoker invented fire-safe cigarettesChinese smoker invented fire-safe cigarettes. However, manufacturers of tobacco products and smokers invention is not liked. Reinventing fire protection Chinese with thirty years of experience smoker occurred after several times he nearly burned his own house, forgetting to put out the cigarette. Developed and patented them the remedy is simple: between tobacco and filter need to lay a thin layer of tin foil. And then left a lit cigarette is extinguished itself, as it will no longer receive oxygen. Some of these technologies already exist. Читать полностью -->

IBM Employees accused the company of deliberately poisoning carcinogens

IBM Employees accused the company of deliberately poisoning carcinogensOctober in California scheduled a hearing on the suit of two former employees of the factory hard drives IBM, who accuse their employer of poisoning their carcinogenic substances, according to Reuters. Version affected, at the factory they were exposed to harmful chemicals, which was known to the manual IBM, but not reported to the staff. A similar lawsuit has already been filed by the employee of the company Maria Santiago (Maria Santiago) and the relatives of the deceased from cancer Suzanne Rubio (Suzanne Rubio). However, due to inconsistent testimony, the case came to court. In the case of James Moore (James Moore) and Alida Hernandez (Alida Hernandez) the judge has found grounds for litigation and has scheduled a hearing for October 14. Management believes IBM, such claims are unsubstantiated, and all scientific and statistical studies, cited by plaintiffs, the company called "science in the name of investigation. Читать полностью -->

the Risk of atherosclerosis depends on the location of fat deposition in the body

the Risk of atherosclerosis depends on the location of fat deposition in the bodyAmong women older than 60 years of excess fat deposition in the abdominal area increases the risk of atherosclerosis in a greater degree than the General or peripheral obesity. More details about this can be found in the release Circulation for April 1. "A lot depends on the nature of the distribution of adipose tissue", says the President of the American heart Association, Dr. Robert Bonow. As recalled by Dr. Laszlo B. Читать полностью -->

Aortic stenosis and malformations of the gastrointestinal tract

Aortic stenosis and malformations of the gastrointestinal tractA new study confirmed an increase in the frequency of aortic stenosis in patients with arteriovenous malformations of the gastrointestinal tract. "The combination of arterio-venous malformations (AVM) of the gastrointestinal tract and aortic stenosis was named Heyde syndrome" Refine Dr. Pelin Batur and his colleagues (Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio) in the August issue of Archives of Internal Medicine. "However, remained doubtful, whether there is this syndrome in the daily practice of a physician". The researchers analyzed the medical history of all patients from the database, Cleveland Clinic, whose AVM were diagnosed in the period from 1999 to 2000, when FGDS or mesenteric angioplasty. Mapped the prevalence of aortic and mitral stenosis in 73 patients with AVM, who underwent Echocardiography. Читать полностью -->

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