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Scientists understand why residents of large cities do not sleep

If you have trouble sleeping, you can blame a bad environment in General and pollution in particular. Scientists have linked poor quality sleep with nitric oxide, transfers “Дни.RU”. This conclusion was made after the five-year study of volunteers in 1863. People were asked to wear the sensors that can detect periods of sleep and moments of insomnia. When this was done the air intakes in the homes of volunteers. Continue reading “Scientists understand why residents of large cities do not sleep”

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Unprecedented tests promise to give the first drug for Alzheimer’s disease

Johnson&Johnson has made a knight’s move, providing funds for a three-year study of down syndrome. It is expected that this work will help to identify early changes associated with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Continue reading “Unprecedented tests promise to give the first drug for Alzheimer’s disease”

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Epidemiologists have warned about the dangers of scented candles

The results of a study investigating factors of air pollution in residential areas was published in the journal PLOS ONE.

Researchers from the University of San Diego for three months followed by air quality in the homes for almost 300 families. All these families had at least one child under the age of 14 and at least one family member smoked in the house. In each case, the researchers found the monitors that keep track of the contents of microparticles in the atmosphere in two places at home where often smoke, and in the nursery. Continue reading “Epidemiologists have warned about the dangers of scented candles”

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Testosterone gel is not a panacea for older men

Currently, 12 medical centers in the United States tests therapy testosterone. Scientists from http://www.medfr.com/ decided to evaluate the efficacy of this therapy. They analyzed data from 800 men older than 65 years with low levels of testosterone in the blood, reports Science World Report.

Volunteers received testosterone gel or placebo. They used the gel during the year. At the end of the study, participants filled out the questionnaire. In addition, the researchers evaluated the gait of volunteers. They then met with participants after 3, 6, 9 and 12 months. Thanks to the gel levels of testosterone in the body volunteers reached normal levels, typical for 19-40 year-old men. Scientists noticed that treatment of increased activity, increased sexual desire and helps maintain an erection.

However, improvement in the sexual life of the participants who used testosterone gel were small. Viagra and other drugs much stronger effect on erectile function. However, volunteers from experimental group had improved mood, and their gait became more confident in comparison with other men. The difference in energy between the groups of experts did not find. So, testosterone therapy was useful for men, although not solved all their problems.

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Walking saves from dementia, the study showed

Employees of the University of British Columbia found out through walking the average intensity decreases symptoms of moderate cognitive impairment resulting from problems with blood vessels in the brain. People with vascular dementia who walked three hours a week for 6 months decreased reaction time. They also had other signs of improvement in the functioning of the brain, reports The Daily Mail. Continue reading “Walking saves from dementia, the study showed”

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Stem cells can help children with autism

A new study by American scientists to find out whether stem cell therapy to overcome autism. Researchers at the Institute SutterNeuroscience in the American city of Sacramento (California) open recruitment of participants: scientists need to find 30 autistic children aged 2 to 7 years with the presence of stored umbilical cord blood. Continue reading “Stem cells can help children with autism”

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Physical activity

We all know that gymnastics is important and necessary that physical activity of any form, very useful for the body . However, convincing arguments for the use of such classes, there will be no. Most often you can hear a vague answer like: “After this mood and improved well-being!” However, after taking a warm bath , it also improves. So what kind of benefits we can learn from gymnastics? Continue reading “Physical activity”

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Surgeons are going to take under full video surveillance

Recently was announced a new initiative — a total fixation on video all operations under General anesthesia. This bill will consider today at a meeting of the Duma Committee on health protection, according to “Parlamentskaya Gazeta”. Continue reading “Surgeons are going to take under full video surveillance”

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How to live with hypertension?

The global problem is considered to be hypertensive heart disease – a very dangerous and common disease. That hypertension is blamed for heart attacks and strokes. In our country one third of the population is hypertensive. Russia’s very high mortality from stroke. Continue reading “How to live with hypertension?”

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8 tips for those who want to preserve the health and the budget

Article containing tips to save money and improve health. Your wealth depends on the quality of Your health and the health of the money and effort that You are willing to invest in it. How to make the physical form is not deteriorated, and the revenues were growing up? Continue reading “8 tips for those who want to preserve the health and the budget”

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