British scientists have found a unique vaccine against lung cancer


Doctors in the UK have opened uknikalny way to treat lung cancer. Now they will use a new vaccine that can cure even those who are on the extreme stage of the disease — is nivolumab transmits Medikforum. The product teaches the body to destroy the diseased cells that doubles the chances of patient survival.

Video: the death of white blood cells in slow motion


Researchers from La Trobe University (La Trobe University) in Melbourne, Australia, have used time-lapse photography to explore the death of white blood cells (leukocytes). They — the first line of defense for the human immune system against bacteria, fungal infections and viruses.

Doctors have called 5 unexpected signs of heart problems


Doctors called atypical symptoms that may indicate impending problems with the heart. If we carefully look after themselves and the state of his body, a heart attack can be prevented in time, according to Medobzor. The list of unexpected signs of heart disease, doctors included:

Scientists have discovered how the brain «learns» the year


Employees of the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research RIKEN describe a mechanism that allows the brain «to determine the» time of the year. Data reported in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, based mechanism — seasonal changes in the concentration of the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA and chlorine, which is contained in certain neurons.

Stem cells are proposed to be used in the fight against HIV


Employees of the University of California in Los Angeles, suggested the use of stem cells in the fight to HIV infection. Data reported in the Journal of Molecular Therapy, the ability of stem cells to regenerate may activate the immune response to the virus.

Nanoparticles replace antibiotics


Employees Massachusetstkogo Institute of Technology have developed a «phagemid» — particles that can effectively destroy bacteria. According to data presented in the journal Nano Letters, the basis for particle scientists took bacteriophages — viruses that infect bacteria. In contrast to the broad-spectrum antibiotics, bacteriophages are extremely specific, destroying only the specific bacteria.

Kazan scientists test antibiotic with reduced toxicity


Employees of the Institute of Organic and Physical Chemistry. Arbuzov of Kazan Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences reported in clinical trials of a new antibiotic, the toxicity of which was 800 times lower than that of similar drugs. This was announced by director of the Institute Oleg Sinyashin.

«Microgen» has launched clinical trials of new pentavalent vaccine


«Microgen» announced the start of clinical trials of new pentavalent vaccines. These are the two drugs combined DTaP-HepB + Hib and DTP-HepB + Hib, which are intended for the prevention of whooping cough, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis B and Haemophilus influenzae type B, the press service of the company.

What is Alzheimer’s?


The essence of Alzheimer is progressive atrophy of nerve cells in the brain, which leads first to disruption of their functions and then to death. The death of nerve cells occurs due to the formation of abnormal protein in the body (b-amyloid): Its synthesis is caused by genetic disorders that occur with age. The protein forms numerous plaques (deposits) in the brain that cause the death of nerve cells.

Dental implants or dentures: what to choose


Why do we need teeth? Firstly, for chewing, secondly, no teeth broken diction. But even teeth — this is our energy protection. Smile often and reflect unkind thoughts! If a person goes through life with an open mind, they can keep their teeth into old age.