Health

How to slow down hair loss

Alopecia is the medical term abnormal hair loss. Androgenetic alopecia or pattern baldness - the most common type of alopecia, it affects one-third of humanity.

Scientists have discovered the secret of the taste of vodka

The researchers found that the secret of the popularity of vodka premium of cultural drinkers is the internal chemical structure of the drink. Although at first glance, it seems that vodka is colorless and tasteless, in fact far from it.

Pupils who observe sleep better read, think and speak competently

The results of the study indicate the importance of a regular bedtime at one and the same time. This has a positive effect on general cognitive (cognitive) development of children whose parents have always placed them to bed at the same time.

Adolescent brain biologically predisposed to risky behavior

Researchers from the University of Texas (University of Texas) found that the cause of risky behavior and foolish decisions adolescents lies in the biological motivation.

Scientists have identified the relationship between bacteria and obesity

Studies in the digestive tract have shed new light on the role of bacteria, which can contribute to obesity.

Some symptoms of schizophrenia herpesvirus

Recent studies in the field of psychiatry suggest that a common virus that causes the common cold, partially reduces certain parts of the brain, loss of memory, ability to concentrate, and physical activity in patients with schizophrenia.

Cell biologists have described the playback mechanism of RNA viruses

Nihal Altan-Bonnet (Nihal Altan-Bonnet), associate professor of cell biology at Rutgers University (Rutgers University) in Newark, and a team of researchers have made a significant discovery in the field of RNA-containing viruses of exactly how they reproduce themselves..

The bacteria can make you smarter

The particular bacterium that lives in the environment, which were attributed to anti-depressant properties, can improve your ability to learn, according to a study presented at the 110 general meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (American Society for Microbiology) in San Diego..

A blood test will detect the risk of allergies in infants

A simple blood test can now predict with any newborn child, how high is the risk of developing an allergy to age, thanks to a study conducted by the University of Adelaide.

A wide variety of human microflora

The diversity of human microflora more than previously thought.

Methods of dealing with depression

A recent study showed that people with severe depression were significant improvements as a result of cognitive therapy: therapists once again highlighted the fact that the way of thinking has a profound influence on human behavior.

Scientists have programmed bacteria to clean up pesticides

Can you force microorganisms to perform useful work? Chemist Justin Gallivan (Justin Gallivan) brought us one step closer to the implementation of such a possibility.

Bad breath is the result of bacterial activity

Scientists from Japan’s claim that not only mediocre oral hygiene can cause bad breath. Some types of bacteria that live in the mouth can also cause it. About it, they reported in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology in May 2010.

Chemists have created an assembly line of DNA

Chemists from the University of New York (New York University) and from Nanjing University in China (China’s Nanjing University), have created an assembly line of DNA, which can create new materials on the microscale.

The war on drugs is over. The war begins with the "molecule of a hangover!"

Scientists have found a molecule in the brain that causes a hangover. Neuropeptides, the molecules that serve to communicate with each other neurons in the human cause a hangover when the brain tries to adapt to the changing level of intoxication.

Television has a negative long-term effects on children

Do you want your children to be smart and healthy? Then keep them away from the TV.

7 famous myths about diets

Fat-free food leads to a reduction of body fat.New recommendations on diet first appeared in the 80s, when all the calls for a low-fat diet.

Sport affects the brain

According to new research by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh Medicine regular physical exercise accelerates the learning process and improve the flow of blood to the brain.

Peppers promote weight loss

Imagine your delight while enjoying one of your favorite Mexican food - maybe it’s a huge portion of bean burrito (burrito), topped with lots of finely chopped hot pepper (jalepeno).

Scientists have learned to illuminate fluorescent tumor mixtures

A number of new substances allows to highlight the tumor stage of their formation - before they can be considered a grave threat to patients.

Second-hand smoke kills non-smoking women

The reasons for a significant increase in cases of lung cancer among non-smoking women have long remained a mystery to scientists because there were no obvious objective reasons for this dramatic increase is among women.

Tapeworms are parasites in the brain

The brain of many people infected with tapeworms.This condition is called neurocysticercosis, and is one of the most common causes of acquired epilepsy.

Found another protein, able to recover DNA

Scientists have shown that the cause of cancer and other age-related diseases, often lies in the defects of DNA that is damaged due to aging and poor environment.

Sushi improves digestion?

Thanks to eating sushi, the Japanese have improved digestion. How is this possible? The thing is living on algae enzymes that settled in the gastro-intestinal tract of sushi eaters. What was once a marine bacteria has become part of human microflora.

Effects of chemicals on puberty women

Researchers Sinai School of Medicine (Mount Sinai School of Medicine), found that the 3 classes of chemicals can have an impact on the development of the female body: phenols, phthalates and phytoestrogens.

How the brain remembers the future

This is somewhat similar to the memory of the future. Our brain generates predictions of the most probable visual events to prepare for a meeting with the new and unknown.

Created a quick and cheap test for tuberculosis

Taiwanese scholar showed on Sunday what he described as the world’s first low-cost and efficient test for tuberculosis bacterium - the killer of more than 1.5 million people annually.

New sparing technique to correct the shape of the chest

New sparing surgery correction of the defect shape of the breast, known as the "wedge-shaped chest," was shown at an international conference, which was attended by surgeons from the United States, Canada, Argentina, Chile, Panama, Puerto Rico, Germany, Spain and Russia..

Head trauma can lead to loss of smell and taste

Ability to taste and smell may be lost or impaired due to trauma of the head.

Hand-held laser scanner will help in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer

Scientists reported in January in the journal "Radiology" (Radiology) that the laser breast scanner can reliably determine the tumor is malignant or benign, and in the future will make it easy, no surgery, to determine the need for aggressive therapy.

When the reaction faster action

According to the myths of the Wild West, who first took out a gun in a shootout that the first shot, and recent research findings may shed light on this paradox.

Fruit and tea drinks are harmful to health

At first glance it seems that they are beneficial to health. However, in reality it is not. In mislead consumers introduces untrue ads ready fruit and tea drinks, say consumer advocates of Foodwatch.

Too much water is dangerous to life

If you drink too much water dilutes the minerals you are playing a vital role in your body. Thus, water easily enters into the cells of the nervous system which can cause the formation of cerebral edema able simply to kill.

Scent of a woman increases testosterone levels in men

Worldwide, women are spending big money on exotic perfumes and lotions, hoping to attract the attention of the opposite sex.

Blood tests can help in the diagnosis of lung cancer

In 25 percent of cases of detection of abnormalities on chest X-rays, further surgical examination shows the presence of a benign. That is, four people out of a hundred biopsies are quite wrong.

Lead in the make-up of ancient Egyptians protected against eye diseases

More than 4,000 years ago, Egyptians used lead compounds for the preparation of make-up, which in addition to its aesthetic effect, had also healing properties.

Microbes mother protect the child from allergies

The impact of microbes on the body of a pregnant woman can protect her child from the appearance of various allergies in the future.

Marijuana harms the adolescent brain than previously thought

According to the world statistics, teens are the biggest fans of marijuana.

Warning labels on cigarette packs could have the opposite effect

Warnings on cigarette packs that smoking leads to fatal consequences, can lead ultimately to the fact that smokers will smoke more, thus trying to cope with the inevitability of death.

Anesthesia and ultrasound instead of a scalpel

Brain surgery is entering a new era, an era without a scalpel and anesthesia.


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