Olive oil protects against breast cancer

For 10 years, thousands of women were getting a liter of extra virgin olive oil every week in the largest study about the benefits of the Mediterranean diet. After years of tracking, this research has shown that liquid gold is a powerful protection against breast cancer. The study began in 2003 with 7,447 participants from […]

Good results of an experimental drug against Ebola

The drug has been effective in patients with low viral load but in people with advanced disease, it has no positive effect. An experimental antiviral being tested in a clinical trial conducted in the Ebola treatment center in Gueckedou, Guinea, and has been successful in its initial phase in some patients. The trial was led […]

Stem cells responsible for forming bone and cartilage

Although performed in mice, the study indicates that transfer to humans should not be complex, since they share many of the major genes used in mouse skeletal system Stem cells are responsible for making bone, cartilage and stroma, an essential component of the bone marrow – have just been identified by a team of researchers […]

Obesity and hypertension come together

Obesity and hypertension are frequent companions. Hypertension is a “silent killer” because it often occurs with no symptoms and actually half of hypertensive patients just do not think about it and do not cure and often run up hopeless situation. But why do obesity and hypertension come together? Leptin, hormone secreted by fat cells, increases […]

The pharmacological effects of alpha-blockers and their clinical application

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is the most common urological disease in men. Significant factors that make difficult and burdensome surgery, patients are advanced age and the presence of comorbid conditions. Therefore, along with the improvement of operative technique, special attention is always paid to the pharmacotherapy of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Drug treatment is not effective in […]

Zinc may be used in antibiotics

Zinc may form the basis for a new kind of effective antibiotics, say Australian researchers from the University of Adelaide and the University of Queensland. The researchers found that zinc destroys Streptococcus pneumoniae, bacteria causing pneumonia, meningitis and other infectious diseases. In order to penetrate into the body bacteria require manganese. The experiment showed that […]