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Russia has officially started flu epidemic

Russia has officially started flu epidemic

Wave of seasonal flu starts sweeping the Russian regions, including Moscow and St. Petersburg. This information led the head of Rospotrebnadzor, chief sanitary doctor Gennady Onishchenko. For comparison, last year the influenza epidemic began in the fall and was completed in late December, reports "Interfax". According to official statistics, now in seven Russian regions exceeded the epidemic threshold for influenza at 10-22%. For these regions are Murmansk, Chelyabinsk, Kemerovo...

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For a seemingly ordinary acne can hide serious diseases

For a seemingly ordinary acne can hide serious diseases

Describes what can be dangerous eruptions on the face. "If you have any rashes on the face should think about the health of your body, because their causes myriad. Among these disorders in the digestive tract, hormonal imbalances, stress, allergies, infections and more. To find out find the exact cause and appropriate treatment should consult a dermatologist. For example, acne vulgaris (acne) – a common inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands, which often occurs during...

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Horror movies can be a substitute for gym

Horror movies can be a substitute for gym

If you want to quickly lose weight – see horror movies. The study showed the University of Westminster, this is a good way to burn calories. According to the experts, view a 90-minute horror film equivalent to a half-hour walk, reports The Hindu Business Line. So, for those 90 minutes burns 113 calories. This is about one bar of chocolate. Burn as many calories, by the way, you can, for an hour engaged in washing windows. In the list of the most zhiroszhigatelnyh films entered, for...

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British experts were sentenced in Russia and Ukraine: the flu epidemic will be the most powerful in recent times

British experts were sentenced in Russia and Ukraine: the flu epidemic will be the most powerful in recent times

Countries in the northern hemisphere, should prepare for an unprecedented surge in flu, British experts warn. These conclusions are made based on the situation in Britain, where the swine flu in December hit a record number of people, according to BBC. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control is sure a similar fate awaits the rest of Europe, including Russia and Ukraine. It is the latter two countries, the expected worst-case scenario. Simultaneously, the United States and Canada...

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Unique TeloVac vaccine does not just protect against cancer, but actually it treats

Unique TeloVac vaccine does not just protect against cancer, but actually it treats

The next two years in the arsenal of physicians may receive universal vaccine TeloVac, which will change the usual understanding of the treatment of cancer, writes The Daily Mail. The vaccine production GemVax Korean company is a new type of drugs that use the bodys natural defenses to fight the disease. TeloVac already been successfully tested on several hundreds of Britons with pancreatic cancer. Scientists hope that the vaccine will be as effective in the struggle with other types of...

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Russian patients are opposed to the bill on rallies

Russian patients are opposed to the bill on rallies

Not only put forward by the political opposition criticized the "United Russia" through the adoption of a new law on rallies. The document does not agree and the organization "Patient control." It includes people with HIV, TB and other diseases. Members of the organization may be unable to assert their rights. If a sick person gets jail for fifteen days, as prescribed by the document, the consequences will be dire, including death, emphasizes "Kommersant.ru"....

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A vaccine that protects against malaria by 50% – a reality

A vaccine that protects against malaria by 50% – a reality

Vaccine that reduces the chance of contracting malaria by nearly 46% in 15 months, will save hundreds of lives, say scientists. Despite the fact that the new vaccine does not provide absolute protection from parasites, provoking disease development looks very promising, writes The Telegraph. During Phase II clinical trial of 447 children in Kenya and Tanzania, aged five to 17 months of receiving the vaccine, called RTS, S/AS01E. At the same time similar to the control group received the...

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Childhood infections are pushing a child to asthma, the study found

Childhood infections are pushing a child to asthma, the study found

If the newborn face with a viral infection, a part of his immune system will suffer and increase the risk of developing asthma in the future. With such a warning was American experts who have studied in mice, reports BBC. Experiment showed that infection of respiratory syncytial virus immune cells deprive ability to inhibit inflammation in the airways. This finding may give new preventive therapy, the researchers hope. Breathing problems in asthmatics caused by narrowing of the airways...

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Scientists test first means, get out the cause and not the effect of heart disease

Scientists test first means, get out the cause and not the effect of heart disease

Over the next five years on the market may appear first vaccines against heart disease. This forecast was announced at the last conference in London at the Royal College of London, reports The Telegraph. This is an injection that can prevent the accumulation of fat in the arteries, leading to their narrowing and heart attacks. This will be the first-in means the cause, not the consequence. At this point in the development of such vaccines are several. Professor Nilsson of Lund University...

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Eating nuts during pregnancy reduces the risk of allergies in children

Eating nuts during pregnancy reduces the risk of allergies in children

It was found that for seven years in children whose mothers drank during pregnancy nuts, one-third less likely to collide with asthma of allergic origin. In an article on a study case of hazelnuts (filberts). Eating nuts during pregnancy reduces the risk of childhood allergies, says MedikForum. Such an outcome study showed a group of scientists from the Danish Institute of Statens Serum Institute under the direction of Katherine Maslova. It was found that for seven years in children whose...

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