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Hours spent on the road to work, take away health

Hours spent on the road to work, take away health

Some people are willing to overcome daily long way from home to work. However, according to experts, it has a negative impact on human health, says The Times of India. Moreover, it does not matter whether a person gets in his car, or using public transportation. But if you get a foot or on a bicycle, its not as critical state the staff of the University of Lund. They surveyed the state of 21,000 people aged 18-65 years, who are more than a week of 30 hours. They all get to work by car,...

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PARK2 gene causes chronic back pain, even in seemingly healthy people

PARK2 gene causes chronic back pain, even in seemingly healthy people

Even if you have good posture and do not suffer from being overweight, you are immune from back pain. All because of a specific gene – PARK2, writes The Telegraph. This gene plays a key role in the development of disc degeneration in the lumbar spine. This type of degeneration is hereditary in 65-80% of cases. Dr. Francis Williams of Kings College London, said: "Studies of identical twins have shown that, regardless of the profession, they had a pain in his back. Hence, the...

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"Teach" the immune system to cope with HIV will help the new vaccine

"Teach" the immune system to cope with HIV will help the new vaccine

Researchers from Hospital Clinic Barcelona are developing a vaccine that could have revolutionary implications in the fight against AIDS. She "retrains" the immune system, altering its response to the attack of the virus. In clinical trials, 24 volunteers took part, the majority of which are more than 24 weeks, a significant reduction in the concentration of virus in the blood. Previous studies of other vaccines have shown a much more modest results – 30% of patients, writes...

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Reducing weight increases a womans libido, studies have shown

Reducing weight increases a womans libido, studies have shown

Scientists have long argued that the reduction in weight allows a woman to get pregnant easier. However, recent research has shown that this is not so, but if an obese person lose weight, it will increase sex drive, writes The Daily Mail. Team of experts from Penn State College of Medicine studied how weight loss surgery affect reproductive function Women with clinical obesity. As noted by Dr. Richard Legro, weight problems can trigger ovulation disorders. Especially dangerous if fat...

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"Harmless" virus has caused an unprecedented outbreak and killed nearly 20 people in one month

"Harmless" virus has caused an unprecedented outbreak and killed nearly 20 people in one month

Hand, foot and mouth is actively spreading in China. According to Xinhua, Hunan Province in June, 34,768 people were infected and 17 died. Mass outbreak, experts explain high temperatures. A result, the incidence is much higher than that of last year, notes Liu Futsyan from the provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In the case of disease-child should rush to the hospital, Liu said. Should be noted that earlier, in April, here pemphigus killed 19 children. Ministry of...

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