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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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The Haitian government has doomed citizens, refusing to use a vaccine against cholera

The Haitian government has doomed citizens, refusing to use a vaccine against cholera

Epidemic in Haiti is just beginning, and the vaccine is not used, says New Scientist. Cholera outbreak was recorded on October 19 to November 24 the number of victims has reached epidemic 1721. According to preliminary estimates, in the next three months, 400,000 people suffer. Scientists emphasize that up to this point the Caribbean people have never experienced a cholera epidemic, so they have no immunity. At this moment, there are three vaccines from dead bacteria of cholera. One vaccine...

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Epidemic in Africa: the typhoid and cholera can join

Epidemic in Africa: the typhoid and cholera can join

Epidemic situation of typhoid fever in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, is heating up. The city closed a number of hotels, restaurants and points of public sale of food products that do not pass health inspection. Epidemiologists fear the spread of cholera, according to Xinhua. Decided to close a number of facilities experts fact forced the employee to identify fever one of the hotels and detection in all samples of chicken, meat and fish pathogens that cause typhoid. Head of the Ministry...

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China does not want to be the source of a measles epidemic

China does not want to be the source of a measles epidemic

Long time, China was an epidemic threat in terms of the spread of measles. Celestial now declares it managed to curb the infection, at least in part. According to published statistics of Ministry of Health, compared with April last year to April this was fixed at 72% less than the facts of the disease, accounting for 557 infected. One person has died, according to Xinhua. Usually it is in the spring accounts for the peak of activity of infection by morbilliviruses. Most cases are living...

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Trying to protect themselves from the flu, you can not drink immunostimulants

Trying to protect themselves from the flu, you can not drink immunostimulants

Describes should behave during an epidemic of influenza and SARS. "Now the media actively scare seasonal flu and colds, and advertising to television screens constantly talks about what you need to improve the immune system. Often in the minds of people is associated with increased immunity immunostimulant drug class. The question is: does it make sense for a year guzzle course of these funds and whether they help as preventive measures? We can say that by the adjuvants used during...

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Australia has developed a vaccine for rotavirus infection in infants

Australia has developed a vaccine for rotavirus infection in infants

Melbourne developed a vaccine that is designed to protect babies from the disease, which causes diarrhea and kills millions of children every year. It is about rotavirus. In Australia children 6-8 weeks old vaccinated against rotavirus infection somewhere in 2007. However, the new vaccine will be administered earlier and protect children from the very first days of life, according to The Age. Also, the vaccine will protect against infection many children in developing countries, where birth...

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An innovative way to make life easier vaccination seasonal allergies

An innovative way to make life easier vaccination seasonal allergies

London-Kings College promised to give allergy sufferers a cheap and effective vaccine against hay fever, reports the BBC. In clinical trials, the vaccine was administered in 30 patients in the layer of the skin, particularly where a lot of white blood cells, which are part of the immune system. That is direct stimulation occurs. This method makes it possible to reduce the introduction of the concentration injected substance (pollen dose was 2,000 times less than standard injections) and...

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