Astronauts in flight risk to remain forever young

Astronauts in flight risk to remain forever youngAstronauts in flight risk to remain forever young Space flight can slow the aging process. This is the conclusion of scientists at the Institute for biomedical problems Russian Academy of Sciences, conducted a study of the effect of space conditions on the biological age of a person. As reported by the "MK" in the Institute, the need for such a study arose from the fact that the duration of flights is increasing and now exceeds the annual mark. For physicians it is important to be aware of not only changes the state of the organism under the influence of weightlessness, but the natural age-related processes. For experience (he was part of a ground-based experiment simulating long-term space flight) was used in one of the most important biomarkers of age - blood pressure at rest. It is known that the Earth is in a period of from 30 to 50 years in humans, there is a gradual increase in pressure ? in accordance with the natural aging process. Читать полностью -->

Diseases of travelers (snow blindness)

Diseases of travelers (snow blindness)Diseases of travelers (snow blindness) Snow blindness, or snow ophthalmia, is a kind of burns of the conjunctiva and cornea with ultraviolet rays of the sun reflected from the snow crystals. Especially often it occurs in the spring, in the period of "Aurora snow", when the reflectivity of the snow cover increases. First, You will cease to distinguish the difference between the levels of the surface, then in the eyes of the feeling, as if under the eyelids fell fine sand. By the evening the pain become unbearable. Eyes inflamed, swollen eyelids, and people really fades, becoming surprisingly helpless. Were treated in the past ophthalmia: compresses, the alcoholic tincture of opium, even snuff. Читать полностью -->

-year-old Brazilian girl gave birth to a boy with heads

-year-old Brazilian girl gave birth to a boy with  heads14-year-old Brazilian girl gave birth to a boy with 2 heads In Brazil, for the first time in the history of medicine was born a child with two heads, who lived only two days. Mom boy - 14-year-old girl from the city of Atalaya, located 700 km from the capital, Rio de Janeiro, the AP reports. According to the specialists of the hospital administrative centre of Belo Horizonte, the child were also two of the esophagus and two stomachs, but one heart and two lungs. The boy was born on Tuesday, his weight was 3.5 kg And on Thursday, after just two days, the boy died due to an interruption of the respiratory system. First, physicians have built a very optimistic forecasts about the baby: they believed that he could survive. However, on Wednesday evening he suddenly has problems with breathing and the doctors were forced to connect it to an artificial respirator, but a few hours later the baby died, according to TV Globo. Читать полностью -->

Smoking causes impotence and infertility

Smoking causes impotence and infertilityAs you know, Smoking causes serious harm to human health. It is believed that in the first place, it suffers from cardiovascular and respiratory systems, then all other tissues and organs. But, it turns out, is not the less harmful nicotine causes: the reproductive system leading to infertility and impotence. As shown by studies conducted by experts at the British Medical Association, the combustion products of tobacco, in particular carbon monoxide (carbon monoxide), disrupt the normal blood flow in the genitals and gonads. As a result, men disrupted the development of sperm - sperm lose their ability to fertilize oocytes, and women dramatically increases the likelihood of abnormal ovarian cycles, not accompanied by the development of viable oocytes. According to experts, only a relatively small UK Smoking each year becomes the cause of impotence in 120 thousand men aged 30 to 50 years! In addition, the researchers also found a link between Smoking and risk of developing prostate cancer in men and cervical cancer in women. Читать полностью -->

In Russia in the run are more than two thousand

In Russia in the run are more than two thousandIn Russia in the run are more than two thousand. According to the interior Ministry in Russia is now more than two thousand mentally ill people who escaped from the medical institutions, are wanted by the police, the Newspaper said.Ru. This was stated at a briefing dedicated to the search for missing Russians, Deputy head of the Main Directorate of the criminal investigation service of the criminal police of the MIA of Russia Colonel Viktor Prokopov. According to him, in Russia every year lost about 100 thousand people. Most people disappear in big cities. According to the Central one-third is missing shortly after the disappearance. Читать полностью -->

What to do prior to arrival of the ambulance

What to do prior to arrival of the ambulanceWhat to do prior to arrival of the ambulance Human beings are resilient, yet very fragile. Should cling to the nail or fail to fall - and... in Order not to get lost in extreme situations, you need to know how to provide first aid to themselves and others. To talk about this, we asked the doctor "Ambulance" Sergei KUZNETSOV. Bleeding This is the most common type of injury. If the bleeding surface (capillary), then the wound is enough to disinfect with hydrogen peroxide, iodine or dense foliage. Читать полностью -->

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