Scientists have created a vaccine against food allergies

Scientists have created a vaccine against food allergiesScientists from Stanford University reported the successful development of a vaccine against food allergies. Preliminary trials of the drug have confirmed its effectiveness. As objects for testing vaccines, the researchers used dogs. They were administered the experimental drug, and after 2 weeks was conducted series of tests for predisposition to allergic reactions. Analysis of the results showed that after introduction of the vaccine tolerance of animals to allergic reactions increased about 100 times. KM.RU: Health. Читать полностью -->

Baby food is not suitable for children

Baby food is not suitable for childrenIt is concluded by a special Commission of pediatricians, nutritionists, gastroenterologists and other physicians, strange but true. The experts of the British Committee on food concluded: corn flakes with images of cartoon characters on the packaging, quick breakfasts with toys in boxes actually for kids are not intended. Journalists branded a disgrace producers of these goods for the disregard for the needs of the child's body. From 358 products products tested by professional nutritionists, three quarters had too high in fat, including saturated, and carbohydrates. About one-third were incorrectly marked, so that even experts found it difficult to assess their content - what to say about parents who just don't know what to feed the child. For example, ten substandard goods advertised favorite kids Barbie doll, have just one good product. Читать полностью -->

Ministry of health formulates new requirements for the work of the maternity hospitals

Ministry of health formulates new requirements for the work of the maternity hospitalsThe Ministry of health and social development of the Russian Federation will formulate requirements to the work of the maternity and women's health clinics by the beginning of 2007. On Tuesday during the parliamentary hearings on the implementation of the priority national project "Health", said the Deputy head of the health Ministry of the Russian Federation Vladimir Starodubov. "Since the beginning of 2007, we will use the new criteria for provision of assistance to institutions of obstetrics," said he. According to him, the presentation of certain requirements of the maternity and women's health clinics will allow to increase the volume and quality of care. "We will conduct the accreditation of all obstetric facilities. If the institution does not receive, it will not work in the system of birth certificates," said Starodubov. Читать полностью -->

Created a scale for assessing the risk of coronary heart disease in young

Created a scale for assessing the risk of coronary heart disease in youngDr C Alex McMahan and his colleagues (Medical Research Center of the University of Texas, San Antonio) analyzed data from autopsy studies PDAY (Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth), which examined samples of blood and other tissues of young persons (15-43 years) who died from external causes. Assessed the presence of atherosclerotic plaques in the coronary arteries (n=1117) and abdominal aorta (n=1458), after which it was created, the scale of the risk, taking into consideration age, gender, level of serum lipoproteins, the Smoking status, presence of hypertension, obesity, and hyperglycemia. Increase score by 1 point (which corresponds to an additional year of age) was associated with risk for coronary plaques 1.18, for abdominal plaques - 1.29, he increased the probability of detecting the first. "This scale, in contrast to Framingham, allows to predict the risk expressed preclinical atherosclerosis in young people over the years to the development of coronary heart disease", say the authors. "The practical value of the received data is that doctors can identify young people at high risk and to act on modifiable risk factors (hyperlipidemia, hypertension, Smoking, obesity, hyperglycemia)". Arch Intern Med 2005;165:883-90. Читать полностью -->

Q Fever

Q FeverQ FEVER is an acute rickettsioses disease characterized by General intoxication, fever, and frequent lung damage. Refers to zoonoses. The infection may transmissible, contact, nutritional and airborne dust through. Etiology, pathogenesis. The causative agent is Rickettsia of Berneta. Stable in the environment. Читать полностью -->

Drinking tea reduces the risk of death after a heart attack

Drinking tea reduces the risk of death after a heart attackDrinking tea reduces the risk of death after a heart attack American scientists have found that regular tea consumption reduces the risk of death due to heart attack. According to the study, those who a week consumes about twenty cups of tea, the probability to survive at least four years after a heart attack more than forty-four percent. According to scientists, life-giving properties of tea gives one of its key ingredients - flavonoid. This substance is current and in many other food products of plant origin. Source:air force. . Читать полностью -->

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