Experts told how the flu virus spreads


A new study by American scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has shown how influenza viruses acquire the ability to spread. Flu viruses come in many strains, and some are better equipped than others, in terms of transmission from person to person. They found that the soft palate — the soft tissue in the back of the upper

Experts have identified the most common cause of headache


Leading scientists from the United States was named the most common cause of headaches and migraines. It should be noted that in the course of laboratory and clinical projects experts revealed an interesting pattern. It is noted that new experiments implemented by employees of the clinical centers have allowed doctors to find an explanation for the development of unpleasant and painful sensations.

Experts from Israel and Canada have established the number of cells and bacteria in the human body


A team of experts from Canada and Israel conducted a joint monitoring, in which scientists have established the exact number of bacteria and the cells that exist in the human body. With the new test scientists documented that the amount of the molecular components in the body of representatives of weak and strong sex is different from the data that were received earlier. It turned out that every individual has about the same number of structural units and microbes.

Skin cells can regenerate damaged heart


Usually after a heart attack in the heart is not able to replace the dead cells, and patients often require a heart transplant or cellular therapy, which consists in transplanting cells into the patient’s heart. In too many cases, however, the transplanted heart cells do not survive well, which leads to deterioration of the cardiac muscle and recovery of the patients.

IVF breakthrough DNA test can improve performance

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In the US, the majority of women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) have a 20-35% success rate. Now, researchers have created a test that can increase the success rate to 80%. The test, called MitoGrade works by measuring the levels of abnormal mitochondrial DNA present in the embryo, allowing physicians to determine which embryos are most viable.

The fatty acids may help in the treatment of multiple sclerosis


The types of fatty acids in the diet can influence the severity and duration of autoimmune diseases. Scientists believe that intestinal bacteria play a key role in the onset and progression of autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis. This conclusion came after the discovery of a group of researchers that fatty acids are altered immune function of T helper cells in the intestine and thus strengthened or weakened the symptoms of autoimmune disease.

Ultrasound can accelerate the delivery of drugs in the gastrointestinal tract

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In the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, patients are forced to put rectoclysis drug solution for a few hours. It can be difficult for patients with diarrhea, and incontinence. More details in the journal Science Translational Medicine. Authors of a new study shows that ultrasound can accelerate the absorption of the drug in the gastrointestinal tract.

Sex was the most effective treatment for kidney stones


Turkish scientists have found that sex is an effective way to deal with kidney stones (calculi). This is covered in the article, which is published in the journal Urology. Brief research reports Blog Discover Magazine. Through a series of experiments, the researchers tried to understand Does regular sex life spontaneous conclusion of kidney stones located in the lower part of the ureter.

Danish scientists accidentally discovered a revolutionary means to combat cancer

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Scientists at the University of Copenhagen drug development against malaria found that cancer cells can be destroyed by the disease proteins. The researchers studied the development of malaria in pregnant women and found that the disease can destroy cancer cells, according to The Independent.