Six seconds of exercise 'can transform health'
29.07.2014 [10:46]
Short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise have the potential to transform the health of elderly people, say researchers in Scotland. A pilot study involving 12 pensioners showed going all-out in very short bursts, reduced blood pressure and improved general fitness over time
Science and Medical Library after academician Zarifa Aliyeva presented in Ukraine
28.07.2014 [11:10]
A Science and Medical Library after academician Zarifa Aliyeva has been presented in Ukraine. The library was founded by Kiev-based International Medical Research Center after academician Zarifa Aliyeva.
GSK announces EU regulatory submission for malaria vaccine candidate RTS,S
26.07.2014 [15:50]
GSK announced today that it has submitted a regulatory application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for its malaria vaccine candidate, RTS,S.The submission will follow the Article 58 procedure, which allows the EMA to assess the quality, safety and efficacy of a candidate vaccine, or medicine, manufactured in a European Union (EU) member...
Shift workers 'face type 2 diabetes risk'
25.07.2014 [20:17]
Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who work shifts, a large international study suggests. The findings, published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, indicated men and those doing rotating shifts were at highest risk
New actions under the “Alliance to Fight Avoidable Blindness” campaign were implemented in Benin and Chad
22.07.2014 [21:52]
Azerbaijan International Development Agency (AIDA) as part of strategic cooperation with Islamic Development Bank has jointly carried out humanitarian actions under the “Alliance to Fight Avoidable Blindness” campaign in Benin and Chad. A total of 11640 persons with problems in their eyesight have benefitted from free eye
Food capsules - not weight loss surgery - 'could combat the obesity crisis'
22.07.2014 [14:06]
Food supplements which trick the body into thinking the stomach is full could combat Britain's spiraling obesity crisis. Scientists in London believe capsules could replicate the effects of gastric bypass surgery, by telling the body it is satisfied
150 open cardiovascular operations performed at Cardiovascular Surgery Center of the Baku Central Military Hospital
22.07.2014 [12:15]
150 open cardiovascular surgery operations have been successfully performed at the Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery Center of the Baku Central Military Hospital, Anar Emrah, M.D., Chief of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery Center of the Baku Central Military Hospital told a news conference today
Managing the heat of summer with Traditional Chinese Medicine
16.07.2014 [19:43]
Most of us in Minnesota welcome the heat as a time to get creative about staying cool – lake swimming, popsicles, complaining about another dramatic weather system. But hot weather can bring with it a series of symptoms
Cinnamon may halt progression of Parkinson`s Disease
12.07.2014 [19:20]
Cinnamon could be a secret weapon in the battle against Parkinson’s disease. Scientists have found that the spice is the source of a chemical that can protect the brain. Our liver converts cinnamon into sodium benzoate, an approved drug used in the
UNFPA praises Azerbaijan’s reproductive health and family planning program
08.07.2014 [20:04]
The works done within the national reproductive health strategy and healthy maternity program and achievements in Azerbaijan attracts the attention of the international organizations. The Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for Eastern Europe and
Dark chocolate may ease walking for patients with artery disease
07.07.2014 [15:04]
Older people who have trouble getting around because of poor blood flow to their legs may be able to walk a little longer and farther after eating dark chocolate, according to a new small Italian study. People with peripheral artery disease (PAD) who ate a dark chocolate bar were able to
Low risk to people from antibiotic-resistant bacteria in chicken: scientists
07.07.2014 [12:44]
Scientists who discovered evidence of extremely rare strains of antibiotic-resistant E. coli in chicken sold in some Canberra shops say the threat to human health is low. Researchers from the Australian National University's Research School of Biology tested
11 African countries agree on strategy to combat Ebola outbreak
05.07.2014 [17:43]
Worst outbreak world has seen has left 467 people dead; 11 West African countries agree on joint strategy Following a meeting organized by the World Health Organization, health ministers from 11 West African countries have agreed on a joint strategy to combat one of the worst
3D printed muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command
04.07.2014 [15:20]
Cell-based soft robotic devices could help us to design machines and systems that can sense and respond to complex environmental signals. Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign demonstrated on Wednesday a class of 3D printed walking "bio-bots" powered by muscle cells and controlled with
WHO targets elimination of TB in over 30 countries
04.07.2014 [15:08]
The World Health Organization (WHO) together with the European Respiratory Society (ERS), presented a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in countries with low levels of the disease. Today there are 33 countries and
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