Swedish Carolina University hosted the world's first transplanted trachea transplant operation. An artificial trachea transplant that was treated with the patient’s stem cells occurred this summer. They made it to a 36-year-old man, who, as a result of a large tumor of this organ, had a threat of death: the tumor grew to the bronchi and already began to slightly restrict the patient’s breathing.
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Unexpectedly good news for those who want to lose weight, Canadian experts said the other day. Researchers from the University of Alberta claim that a glass of quality red wine can bring the same benefits as an hour-long workout in the gym. Scientists have explained their conclusion.
Excessive enthusiasm for viewing information on smartphones is harmful to health - scientists have proved this fact for a long time. But recently an interesting new clarification has appeared: it turns out that for women their use is more dangerous than for men. After conducting some research, experts determined how exactly the use of modern gadgets affects representatives of different sexes.
New interesting data on the effect of tattoos on the body was published by experts from Germany and France. It turns out that drawings on the body can lead to damage to the lymph nodes due to the ingestion of microscopic particles of needles. Scientists pay attention to the fact that even clean needles for tattoo machines produce such an effect.
Excessive amounts of vitamin D in the body not only do not bring benefits, but can also harm the body by negatively affecting bone tissue. This was reported by employees of the McCaig Medical School, who, in a special study, studied the effect of this vitamin on bones. The formation of vitamin D occurs naturally - under the influence of sunlight.
If the child regularly snores in a dream, parents should pay attention to this phenomenon and consult a doctor. After all, child snoring can be a sign of serious health problems. This was recently told by scientists from the University of California, urging not to ignore such a phenomenon, if it is observed regularly.
Scientists from Harvard University spoke about the next study, which was devoted to the dependence of human health on his blood type. In the process, the experts found that the fourth most dangerous blood group for a person is a negative Rhesus factor. At the same time, scientists noted that there are approximately 8% of people with just such a “set” in the world.
Until recently, hookah smokers have assured that this habit is a relatively safe alternative to smoking. But this belief was recently completely refuted by experts from the University of California, who called hookah one of the most dangerous types of smoking. If you practice it often, it can cause severe intoxication of the body.
If nutritionists talk about seafood and sea fish, then they mainly talk about their benefits to the body and the need to introduce these products more often. But the other day, Harvard University staff spoke about completely different news. It turns out that seafood and fish should be eaten in moderation without abuse, since they contain many chemicals harmful to the body.
Smokers have the most sleep problems compared with drinkers and coffee lovers. This conclusion was made by scientists from the United States after conducting a major study on the effect on the sleep consumption in the evening of alcohol, nicotine and coffee. All these habits are considered to be such that interfere with full sleep and normal night rest.
To speed up the process of losing weight, every day you should definitely drink a glass of skim milk. This recommendation was recently made by scientists from the United States, who claim that this drink significantly enhances the process of weight loss. This effect is due to the presence of vitamin D in milk, which is an effective nutrient fat burner.
You can delay the onset of a menstrual pause in women for as long as 20 years using a special procedure, the algorithm of which was recently developed by scientists from the UK. According to British experts, using a special operation can help a large number of women who have significant health problems aggravated by menopause.
You can get rid of fat deposits in the abdomen, the presence of which is a problem for many women, using an effective diet. Experts recently told about her. The results of a study devoted to this issue were recently published in one of the most popular publications. It turned out that a low-carb diet, which has shown much greater effectiveness compared to a low-fat diet, will help “burn” fat on the stomach.
Those who constantly complain of headaches arising for an incomprehensible reason should definitely pay attention to diet and lifestyle. So say scientists from the UK, who recently talked about the relationship of headaches and a deficiency in the body of several vitamins. Doctors from this country claim that the lack of some important substances for the body can lead to the manifestation of just such a symptom.
Scientists from the California Institute of Technology were able to develop a supernova technique for the treatment of malignant neoplasms. Recently, they introduced robotic systems that are introduced into the human body and moved in it. Management of such a system is carried out from the outside. The essence of using such microrobots is to deliver “to the address” of the necessary drugs or to perform surgical intervention in those places where doctors are not able to penetrate by traditional methods.
For parents who smoke regularly, children may suffer from hearing problems. This was recently reported by scientists from Japan, emphasizing that both intrauterine and passive smoking are harmful to health. Experts from Kyoto University have compared the health data of more than fifty thousand three-year-old children.
People with one of the blood groups are more resistant to the development of cancer compared with the owners of all other groups. Such a pattern in the course of many years of research was determined by scientists from Sweden. Employees of the Karolinska Institute noted that people with the first group are least affected by the development of cancer.
Consuming cottage cheese in the evening and even before bedtime is not dangerous in terms of gaining excess weight. Moreover, staff at Florida State University claim that cottage cheese as a late supper may even help reduce body fat. Such data were obtained thanks to an experiment conducted by American scientists.
Mom's nutrition during the period of bearing the baby affects many characteristics of its development. Moreover, until now, scientists are opening up more and more new facets of this interdependence. For example, recently, scientists from the United States in the process of working on a new study concluded that the consumption of pregnant food supplements or foods high in iodine reduces the likelihood of developing mental retardation in a future baby.
There is still debate over whether to drink water during meals. Recently, scientists from the Mayo Clinic (USA) answered this question. A well-known fact is that the human body consists of 70% water. That is why, to maintain the body in optimal condition, it is important to consume a sufficient amount of it.
If a woman breast-feeds a baby for a long time, this not only positively affects the child’s health, but also provides her mother with protection from the development of dangerous heart diseases and stroke. This property of natural feeding was discovered by experts from China and Britain, conducting a long-term study. About 300 thousand middle-aged women participated in it.