a Breakthrough in gene therapy?

a Breakthrough in gene therapy?The concept of gene therapy has developed over the last decades. It lies in the fact that the most radical way of struggle with various diseases is the immediate correction or destruction of the genetic nature of the disease and not its consequences. This approach involves the artificial introduction of new genetic information into the affected cell. One of the main means of delivery of this information is the introduction of a viral vector, but, unfortunately, the possibilities of this method are very limited. The fact that the introduction of the virus in the human body is unsafe. The main trouble lies in the possibility of recombination between the introduced defective virus, which itself is safe, and any contained in human DNA retroviral element. Читать полностью -->

Allergies, it is better not to walk in the morning

Allergies, it is better not to walk in the morningHard time - season flowering plants began to Muscovites with allergies. The first "attack" unfortunate citizens began Zazueta in some districts of the capital birch. As described in the Institute of immunology, April-may is considered the beginning of Allergy season, because at this time bloom almost all the trees. After birch "harm" are alder and hazel. Many also do not always rightly blame my allergies blooming in June, poplar, although this plant is considered to be low allergenic. The mystery lies in the fact that in parallel bloom grasses, such as Timothy, fescue, hedgehog, and others. Читать полностью -->

Tuberculosis of the digestive system

Tuberculosis of the digestive systemTUBERCULOSIS OF THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM. Tuberculosis of esophagus is one of the rare localizations of the disease and in the majority of cases occur in persons with advanced his pulmonary forms shortly before his death. Etiology, pathogenesis. Tubercle bacilli into the esophagus when swallowing infected patients with active tuberculosis of the larynx, epiglottis and pharynx, less lymphogenous or hematogenous route, as well as a direct result of the transition of tuberculosis from the surrounding bodies: bifurcation lymphatics-fir nodes, spine, thyroid, larynx, pharynx. Tubercular ulcers occur as a result of caseous collapse of tuberculosis tubercles. There are also miliary and stenoziruyuschaya forms of tuberculous lesions of the esophagus. Читать полностью -->

The defibrillator Primedic DM-

The defibrillator Primedic DM-Built-in battery, external defibrillation, EL-monitor, 3/6 channel ECG, printing 1/3 of the channel pulse oximetry enables connection of additional modules. Manufacturer: Spiraled Country: Russia City: Moscow Price: Euro 7880.0 The field of medicine: Anesthesia and resuscitation equipment Description : Defibrillators PRIMEDIC DM-10 quick When the self test is constantly checked -unit high-voltage -charging period -precision power level -battery status Icons and zamorozhennyy process program provides reliable manual control Automatic functions protect from improper management Diagnosis within seconds and error-free service All connectors are protected by the hull shape A place to connect additional modules integrated in the housing (only for models DM 10 and DM 30) The weight of the defibrillator, including spoon electrodes and the battery does not exceed 8,5 kg Shock plastic case protects the instrument in extreme conditions exceptional instrument for reliability in medicine Worldwide proven more than 10,000 devices. Primedic Defi-Monitor DM-10 is: Manual defibrillation battery Synchronous/asynchronous mode Large high-contrast EL - monitor and all the advantages of the series defibrillators, as, for example, a simple and reliable control, very flat housing The thickness of only 12 cm 6 - channel electrocardiogram with the image on the monitor Convincing advantages: In addition to the models DM 1/3 modular connector for connecting various Primedic modules: pacemaker (Primedic Pacer module), defibrillation open heart Primedic ID module) and remote defibrillation (RD module) Extended control panel 6 - channel ECG and 1/3 channel printer Specifications: Mode synchronous or asynchronous, external defibrillation Energy levels 2, 5, 7, 10, 20, 50,100, 160, 200, 250, 360 j (50 Ohm) The number of digits 70 discharges at 360 joules The charging time is 5 seconds to 360 joules Electrodes built-in adults and children The monitor 100 x 80 mm, diagonal - 125 mm with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels Output reflection: sensitivity, signal systole, heart rate, lead, boundary values The thermal printer 1/kanala, 8 bits, speed 25, 50mm/sec, paper width 57 mm Power 100-120 V 50/60 Hz 200-240 V 50/60 Hz 12/24 (auto item.) Battery 14.4V B/l,4A.4/NiCd Dimensions 42 x 12 x 42 cm Weight 8.5 kg Security II type BF Conditions of operation 0... 50 В° C, relative humidity 30... 95 %, non-condensing. . Читать полностью -->

New antipsychotics are much more efficient

New antipsychotics are much more efficientApplication of antipsychotic drugs new generation significantly changed our understanding of the treatment of schizophrenia. Scientists from the Institute of psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape town, South Africa, considered the action of these drugs in various published studies and conducted a comparative analysis of new-generation antipsychotics with placebo, conventional antipsychotic medications and each other. In the field of view of this study were such new-generation drugs like risperidone, olanzapine, quetiapine, ziprasidone, sertindole, amisulpride, aripiprazole. The authors of the study, P. Emsley and P. Oosthuizen, summed up the results of randomized trials in this group for therapy preperations, primary schizophrenia, as well as resistant to pharmacological agents schizophrenia. Читать полностью -->

Narcologist Prokofiev Andrei Aleksandrovich

Narcologist Prokofiev Andrei AleksandrovichNarcologist Prokofiev Andrei Aleksandrovich I will try to explain what is alcohol, drugs, how they eat than eat and what then happens. I'll try to help You to understand the choice of various methods of treatment and prevention. Impartially and without advertising to talk about the advantages and disadvantages of different methods. The global idea is to create something like a drug portal that combines drug treatment resources, where various organizations will be able to leave contact information. I can also advise You by e-mail, phone or in person, as well as to provide real medical care.. . Читать полностью -->

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