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Nanofibers can pose health risks

Nanofibers can pose health risks

Tiny fibers produced using nanotechnology, can be dangerous to humans. Some of them are structurally similar to asbestos fibers and can cause serious health problems, reports BBC, referring to an article published in the journal Toxicology Sciences. Studies in mice have shown that the penetration of these nanoparticles in the lungs can be cause of various types of cancer, such as mesothelioma. Silver nanowires of various lengths were introduced into the lungs of mice. Smaller particles...

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States tremble at Chagas disease

http://images.meddaily.ru/images/big/96_58_965820_1338381976.jpg This disease caused by a parasite and transmitted to humans from the bite of an insect. The report, published in the journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Chagas disease, dubbed "the new U.S. AIDS", reports The New York Times. The report, a group of experts on tropical diseases at Baylor College of Medicine, believe: distribution of the disease in this part of the world is as if the early spread of HIV. In the...

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The offenses negative impact on health in middle age

The offenses negative impact on health in middle age

Commit a crime, a person can pay for your health, when he was 40 years old. The staff at Cardiff University and Texas analyzed data from 400 men, followed since childhood, reported BBC. Found, offenders often end up in hospital and 13 times more likely to have a disability. I must say, before the researchers found that better health in later adolescence and close to 30 were among those who committed the offense at a young age. However, study participants aged 48 years has shown that...

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Received the first vaccine against autoimmune diseases

Received the first vaccine against autoimmune diseases

New development Israeli experts can stop autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohns disease and even cancer, writes The Daily Mail. Experimental development is already well-proven in testing on animals. Known that autoimmune diseases develop when the immune system mistakenly recognizes the individual parts of the body as a pathogen. As a result, the body attacks its own cells. But the new vaccine developed by means of nanotechnology, the process stops, without causing serious...

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Mathematics can hurt a person studies prove

Mathematics can hurt a person studies prove

If one starts to get nervous, solving a mathematical problem, it "included" areas of the brain responsible for pain. In this way the brain works anticipation of computing operations, RIA "Novosti". Apparently, fear of mathematical formulas can cause real pain to man. Similar reaction times recorded in response to other forms of psychological stress – social rejection or traumatic rupture of relations. However, this time, experts from the University of Chicago is...

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