Cardiac arrest

Cardiac arrestSigns of cardiac arrest are: - loss of consciousness; - dilated pupils; - the disappearance of the pulse; - cessation of breathing or sudden convulsive breaths. Help: before the arrival of the ambulance, it's necessary to perform cardiac massage. Children up to 5-7 years massage is done with the right hand portion of the brush closer to the base of the thumb. Children over 7 years of massage performed with both hands folded crosswise over the lower third of the sternum. The patient should be placed on a hard surface and to expose the heart. Help becomes sideways to the left and puts one hand on the lower third of the sternum of the patient. Читать полностью -->

Idaho recorded three deaths from a rare brain disease

Idaho recorded three deaths from a rare brain diseaseIn the United States in Idaho recorded the third for the last time death from a rare disease damaging the brain. This was reported by representatives of the Department of health. According to them, the tests showed that the cause of death of 53-year-old resident of the state has become a disease of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Disease of Creutzfeldt-Jakob called the human form of mad cow disease. However, according to doctors, the disease of the three who died of the disease Creutzfeldt-Jacob is not associated with the eating of the meat of infected animals. Gazety. Читать полностью -->

A barrier method of contraception

A barrier method of contraceptionTo barrier contraceptives include condoms, cervical caps and diaphragms. And caps, and diaphragms, and condoms operate on the same principle - they create a mechanical barrier to sperm and they can't get into the fallopian tube, where fertilization occurs. Condoms are disposable contraceptives. They are quite simple to use, easy to buy at the pharmacy. It is not recommended to buy condoms in questionable places. Be sure when you buy, pay to the expiration date! For a condom he is 5 years. Читать полностью -->

the Price of HIV treatment will be reduced tenfold

 the Price of HIV treatment will be reduced tenfoldPrice treatment of HIV-infected and AIDS patients in Russia will be reduced tenfold. Told reporters, the Minister of health and social development Minister Mikhail Zurabov after the meeting with his U.S. counterpart Tommy Thompson. According to Zurabov, the reduction rates of treatment up to $ 500-1000 per year will be made possible by the grant of the global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Russia. Today, annual treatment costs in these patients 10-14 thousand dollars. For assistance with AIDS and HIV-positive, according to Zurabov will be "patented medicines with high efficiency". Читать полностью -->

Daily monitor XNR-ECG

Daily monitor XNR-ECGSystem Holter monitoring ECG is intended for registration of a wearable electrocardiogram recorder, with further interpretation by the computer. Scope: in the Central ECG laboratory, where the daily ECG measurement and diagnostic solutions of the system of computer analysis of ECG data can serve as a basis for further diagnosis or treatment of patients. Manufacturer: Spiraled Country: Russia City: Moscow Price: $3696.0 The field of medicine: functional diagnostics Devices Features: Registration of two-channel ECG for up to 24 hours wearable cardiostimulation with solid-state memory Fast read ECG of wearable cardioregulatory in the computer Automatic ECG analysis Correction of the results of the automatic analysis by the physician in dialog mode Formation and printing of the Protocol of examination of the patient. When the automatic analysis is carried out: Detection of arrhythmias-PVCs, couplets, paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia Detection of supraventricular arrhythmias-PVCs, couplets, paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia Detection of najeludochkovaya of algoritmy-bigeminiya and trigeminy The detection of episodes of irregular rhythm The discovery of artifacts of the Choice characteristic of the analyzed record and rhythm disturbances per hour of observation.. . . Читать полностью -->

Diet can harm the heart

Diet can harm the heartA diet low in fat, especially saturated fat, is considered one of the essential elements of the so-called healthy lifestyle. But, it turns out that excessive enthusiasm can lead to completely opposite effect. As demonstrated by researchers from the State University of new York (USA), people who are practically non-fat (and the study participants received diet, where fat was only 19% of the calories of foods) in the blood content is reduced not only the so-called "bad" cholesterol, is involved in the formation of atherosclerotic plaques, but it is useful forms, which protects the arteries from atherosclerosis. When a more "moderate" rejection of fat, when their proportion in the diet is 40-50 percent, the effect is more favorable, lower content of harmful forms of cholesterol, that is, low-density lipoprotein, is not accompanied by loss of beneficial high-density lipoproteins. "Judging from the obtained data, the most effective diet containing 35 to 40 percent fat, commented on the results of this study one of the authors, Dr. David Pendergast. Читать полностью -->

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