Scientists have confirmed that reducing salt intake reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and strokes.
Recently, the US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning against the use of the drug ivermectin for the treatment of COVID-19. It is good in the fight against parasites in cattle and in small doses in humans. However, people believed dubious studies, so calls from people poisoned with ivermectin became more frequent to the emergency services hotline.
Specialists of the state Scientific Center of Virology and Biotechnology Vector have found out whether it is possible to get infected with coronavirus through drinking or sea water.
The Ministry of Health claims that vaccination against coronavirus does not increase the risk of obstetric or perinatal complications, but it is better to do it at a certain time.
The Compulsory Medical Insurance Fund has calculated how much the state is forced to spend on the treatment of patients with coronavirus infection in Russia. And how much he will spend later.
Three things, once started, are difficult to finish: eating good food; talking to a friend who has returned from a hike and scratching where it itches. Kozma Prutkov, The fruits of reflection.
The global food market is intensively adapting to the post-pandemic era, trying to solve the problems of food waste and labor shortages. Three areas of the foodtech market are becoming the most interesting: vegetable meat, cellular meat (allowed for sale so far only in Singapore) and the production of fermented products. Andrey Zyuzin, Innovation Advisor at EFKO Group, Managing Partner of the Fuel for Growth venture fund, talks about the coolest startups in the direction.
Currently, assisted reproductive technologies used for the treatment of infertility allow you to get a long-awaited pregnancy in almost any clinical situation. With the help of the in vitro fertilization program, it is now possible to overcome not only the tubal factor (what this method was originally created for), but also male and endocrine infertility. In addition, using IVF, we have the opportunity to diagnose and select healthy embryos from parents who are carriers of genetic diseases.
Perforation of the eardrum leads to pain and hearing impairment, and it is extremely difficult to correct such a defect. PhonoGraft, developed by Harvard scientists, is an implant printed on a 3D printer that can patch up damage by stimulating the growth of natural cells.
A group of scientists from the United States has demonstrated a drug that can suppress appetite and blood glucose levels, as well as prevent diseases such as obesity and diabetes.