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The obesity epidemic: doctors scan patients in zoos and veterinary

The obesity epidemic: doctors scan patients in zoos and veterinary

British public hospitals have to seek the help of zoos and veterinary clinics to scan larger patients that do not fit into standard scanners, writes The Daily Mail. Doctors blame the obesity epidemic. And in turn, the Royal Veterinary College, has already said that their CT scanners designed for horses, can be used to examine patients weighing 190.5 kilograms or more. However, the college will have to obtain a special license to legally examine people. Must say, in the U.S., where the...

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Children with asthma are prone to mental disorders

Children with asthma are prone to mental disorders

Young children with severe or persistent asthma, more likely to experience mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, established experts from the University of Western Australia. According to The First Post, Said study co-author Monique Robinson, earlier issues of this connection has already been raised. But this time, the experts decided to test if the connection in relation to severe and moderate in severity of asthma, how it yavna if the child has symptoms subside with age,...

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Colonization of Africa – the cause of AIDS, experts believe

Colonization of Africa – the cause of AIDS, experts believe

This idea voiced in the book "tinderbox: How the West sparked the AIDS epidemic and how the world can cope with it," writes The Daily Mail. So, according to the authors, Craig Timberg and Daniel Halperin the struggle of the European countries for Africa in the late 19th – early 20th century contributed to the fact that local outbreaks have become a large-scale epidemic. Colonization led to the emergence of new social networks, including trade and sexual relationships....

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Oral flu vaccine will replace the painful vaccination

Oral flu vaccine will replace the painful vaccination

Oral flu vaccine may very soon completely replace the standard vaccinations. Scientists have confirmed that the oral form of the vaccine is more effective, according to ABC News. Employees of the National Institute of Korean vaccine found that the introduction of a specific antigen – matrix protein 2 – Influenza in the area under the tongue in the mouse allows the animal to confront a number of viruses, including avian and swine flu. Earlier it was already known that the...

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In Africa, a large-scale epidemic typhus erupted

In Africa, a large-scale epidemic typhus erupted

In the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, the growing number of cases of typhoid fever. Doctors can not even curb the disease, according to Xinhua. According to the head of health services Dr Prosper Chonzi, currently care needed 650 people. And the number of victims is increasing. Although recently 20 people were discharged from the hospital Infection Beatrice, new coming much more and the situation is not improving. Tension is growing, and the fact that the hospitals do not have enough seats for...

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