Vertigo is not always a symptom of disease

Vertigo is not always a symptom of diseaseSometimes dizziness occurs because of insufficient compensatory abilities of the body, for example, if dizzy from hunger or after giving blood. So decided scientists. In this case, keeps hot sweet tea or just to arrange a lunch break and eat. Often dizziness occurs in people with low blood pressure after a sudden change in body position, such as when rising from bed, and at high ambient temperatures. Sometimes my head starts to spin when travelling on the transport. This is the symptoms of the so-called motion sickness or vehicle motion. Читать полностью -->

Children do not die from SARS, found doctors

 Children do not die from SARS, found doctorsDoctors from Hong Kong said today that the virus of atypical pneumonia children carry easier than adolescents and adults. From SARS died hundreds of people around the world, but none of the child. "Our preliminary studies have shown that children may develop a more mild form, which leads to a less severe clinical consequences," said tai FAI Fok, Professor at Hong Kong University. He studied first children suffering from SARS. Children younger than eight years, he said, had a more mild form of the disease, and the main symptom in these is only heat. "They have no fever. Читать полностью -->

In China was forbidden to eat the meat of wild animals

In China was forbidden to eat the meat of wild animalsIn South China's Guangdong province is now allowed to grow in captivity of wild animals to hunt them and eat their meat. This was reported today the Chinese media. Ban introduced after scientists discovered coronavirus that causes SARS, the viverrids is a small carnivorous mammal, in appearance resembling cats and living in Southeast Asia. The forestry Department of the province banned the hunting snakes, monkeys, bats and viverrids, and trade of these animals. In the South China dishes from meat widespread.. . Читать полностью -->

SARS may be more dangerous than AIDS

SARS may be more dangerous than AIDSOne of the leading scientists in the field of global epidemics warns that SARS can be much more dangerous than AIDS. Dr. Patrick Dixon, one of the leading experts on global epidemics, called on world governments to take all possible steps to prevent the spread of the threat of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Dixon argues that SARS can be much more dangerous than AIDS because it spreads very quickly. "It is worth remembering that AIDS in the last 15-20 years has caught about 80 million people. AIDS spreads slowly, so we can track its development and to plan a program of action, " said Dixon. Читать полностью -->

New treatment running melanoma

New treatment running melanomaScientists from the Cancer center and research Institute, Lee Moffit (USA) together with colleagues from the University of South Florida have a new method of treatment running melanoma - electroporation, helping the immune system to fight tumor cells. In this method of therapy using a small device on the skin sent electric pulses, opening the pores on the membrane of tumor cells, through which it is subjected molecules, in particular DNA plasmid containing the gene for interleukin-12. Started clinical trials was preceded by 6 years of experiments on mice. The researchers injected in the tumor DNA plasmids encoding stimulate the immune system gene. Then used electroporation. Received by such molecules helped the immune system to recognize tumor cells and attack them. Читать полностью -->

Snoring is a risk factor for stroke

Snoring is a risk factor for strokeSnoring is a risk factor for stroke Italian scientists have new evidence that snoring is a risk factor for stroke. The largest to date research "case-control" assessing the relationship between snoring and stroke, was presented at the national Congress of the Italian Association of Sleep Medicine in Perugia. Led by Professor Virgillio Gallai (Department of neurology University of Perugia) the study included 208 patients with stroke and the same number of healthy individuals from the control group. It turned out that in the first group snored 40.5% of the participants, and the second v only 29.8%. "Snoring is not just an unpleasant thing. It is a sleep disorder that increases an individual's risk of stroke. Читать полностью -->

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