How to care for hair in winter?

Winter hair noticeably weaken, become brittle and inelastic. The reason is the too low temperature, constricts blood vessels, which impairs blood circulation to the scalp. As a result of these changes the hair roots do not receive proper nutrition. In addition, adversely affected by extreme temperatures, causing irritation of the scalp.So it’s time to talk about hair care in winter. […]

Read more

“We finally came from the state of understanding that cancer is a challenge for all”

Russian Oncology needs a major upgrade – from organization and financing to training programs of doctors, experts say: in the Public chamber leading oncologists and patient community discussed prospects of the National cancer strategy. Funding for the Russian health care system is inefficient and does not always produce the desired results, and the actions of its members don’t agree to […]

Read more

How a protein factor contributes to cancer cell migration

UCLA researchers have discovered a new protein factor that contributes to a fibroblast cell’s ability to migrate to a wound and participate in its healing process. The study’s results could help scientists prevent cancer cells from using the same mechanisms to move throughout the body and spread. In response to a wound, fibroblasts (cells found in connective tissues of the […]

Read more

Instant soups and noodles responsible for burning nearly 10,000 children each year

Microwavable instant soup products cause at least two out of every 10 scald burns that send children to emergency departments each year, according to new research being presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2018 National Conference & Exhibition. An abstract of the study, “Instant Soup Scald Injuries in Children,” will be presented on Monday, Nov. 5, at the […]

Read more

Mutation associated with ALS causes sugar-starved cells to overproduce lipids, study shows: Finding could lead to new ways to fight this and other neurodegenerative diseases, including dementia

A genetic defect tied to a variety of neurodegenerative diseases and mental illnesses changes how cells starved of sugar metabolize fatty compounds known as lipids, a new study led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows. The finding could lead to new targets to treat these diseases, which currently have no cure or fully effective […]

Read more

Kansas State University rower dies from rare bacterial infection

Samantha Scott died following a sudden bacterial illness. (KDVR ) A top-tier college athlete’s sudden death on Saturday has shaken the rowing community. Samantha Scott, a 23-year-old senior on the Kansas State University rowing team, started complaining of symptoms about two weeks ago and was initially thought to be suffering from tonsillitis. ADENOVIRUS OUTBREAK AT NEW JERSEY REHAB CENTER CLAIMS 10TH […]

Read more

Top 5 natural aphrodisiacs

There are herbal preparations that are natural aphrodisiacs. And here are 5 of them, whose effectiveness is proven by science. In traditional medicine, saffron is recommended as a natural aphrodisiac. Studies show that one of its active components pigment called crocin has a positive impact on sexual behavior. Saffron is very useful for men because it helps to increase libido […]

Read more

Zika circulates among wild animals in the Americas, making eradication nearly impossible

A collaborative group of researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the Faculty of Medicine of Sao Jose do Rio in Brazil is the first to report that wild monkeys in the Americas are transmitting the Zika virus to humans via mosquitoes, making complete eradication of the virus in the Americas very unlikely. The paper is […]

Read more

Home BP of 130/80 mm Hg ID’d as Threshold for Stage 1 HTN

THURSDAY, Nov. 1, 2018 — A home blood pressure (BP) reading of 130/80 mm Hg should be considered the threshold for stage 1 hypertension, according to a study published online Oct. 29 in Hypertension. Wanpen Vongpatanasin, M.D., from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, and colleagues used a regression-based approach to identify home BP thresholds for stage […]

Read more
1 483 484 485 486 487 508