The number of Americans with a history of cancer currently stands at 13.7 million. It is predicted that by 2022 this figure will have risen up to 18 million. The number of cancer survivors is growing.
What a pleasure it is to swim in cool water and hide from the heat in a hot summer day. But people often forget about safety measures and swim in inappropriate places.
Nuts and fat fish, rich in vitamin D, as well as walks under the sun reduce the risk of apoplexy by more than 1/5.
Recently, the researchers from Immunology Centre, University of Georgia State have determined that one of herpes types may cause the disease, known as neovascular senile macular degeneration (SMD), in its turn capable of causing blindness among elderly people.
During the last research, the scientists determined that diseases influence negatively human intelligence.
The researchers of Cancer Center, University of Hawaii (the USA) have produced a new type of anticancer drug BP-1-102. The oral drug attacks a key protein, which starts the process of development of many types of oncological diseases, including lung, breast and skin cancer.
A teenager from the USA developed the method of pancreatic cancer diagnosis at early stages of the development of neoplastic process. 15 year old Jack Andrak became the winner of the competition of scientific achievements among schoolchildren Intel ISEF.
A simple test may predict the risk of a fatal stroke among elderly men. The test is based on drawing the lines, connecting the figures in a descending order in as short as possible time.
The XII National Congress of Cardiologists of Ukraine took place on September 21-33, 2011 in Kiev. The congress was carried out at organizational support of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine, the Association of Cardiologists of Ukraine and the National Scientific Centre “Institute of Cardiology named after N.D. Strazheska” of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine.
Spanish scientists have tested vaccine MVA-B and found out, that it initiated an immune response to AIDS in 92% of all cases. According to the results of preliminary investigations, owing to this vaccine the organism begins to distinguish AIDS.