Jarvik is a reliable cardiac prosthesis

Jarvik  is a reliable cardiac prosthesisJarvik 2000 is a reliable cardiac prosthesis American doctors have confirmed the high reliability of the cardiac prosthesis Jarvik 2000, which is already two years apply for extending the life of the most severe patients awaiting heart transplant. This device, which is inserted into the left cardiac ventricle, consists of a rotary electric pump with auxiliary battery power. Although Jarvik 2000 weighs only 90 grams, it is capable of pumping from three to eight liters of blood per minute. Doctors from the Texas heart Institute published in the journal Circulation report on the health status of the first ten Americans has become the possessor of such a prosthesis. All these patients decreased manifestation of heart failure, improved General condition and increased the intensity of the blood flow. On average, each patient used this prosthesis within twelve weeks without any complications. Читать полностью -->

Animals can help people who have had a heart attack

Animals can help people who have had a heart attackAccording to a new study, patients with a history of heart attack, recover faster if they have a dog, cat or other Pets. As reported by Reuters Health (new York), the study was published in the American journal of cardiology, took part 102 of the patient undergoing for the last two years, a heart attack, including 35 people who had Pets that have compared the change in heart rate. The change in heart rate is a quantity that characterizes the resistance of the heart muscle stress. [solvay-pharma.ru] . . . Читать полностью -->

The first victim frost

The first victim frostThe first victim frost Five people died from hypothermia in Moscow in early October, said Tuesday in the ambulance service of capital. 15 people with a diagnosis of hypothermia were hospitalized. In the past winter season of 2001-2002 was a record number of deaths from cold in Moscow - 399 people, winter 2000-2001 (about 250. Source: RIA, Interfax. . . Читать полностью -->

Scientists are looking for a safer way of Smoking

Scientists are looking for a safer way of SmokingScientists are looking for a safer way of Smoking Scientists from the University of Minnesota are looking for something that previously seemed impossible - a safer way of Smoking. As explained epidemiologist Harry Lando, he is disturbed by the situation in which the number of smokers cannot fall below a certain limit. So he searches for a way to help those who cannot give up Smoking. This idea raises doubts among experts as substitutes can instill in people the desire to start Smoking and to prevent others quit. But the demand for such research by the public is increasing, primarily because tobacco companies themselves offer alternatives to a variety of lozenges, and patches containing nicotine. It is still unknown whether these products are safer than cigarettes, and decreases if the reduction of tobacco use health risk. Читать полностью -->

Combined hormonal contraceptives double the risk of getting breast cancer

Combined hormonal contraceptives double the risk of getting breast cancerWomen over the age of 65 years, treated for 5 years or more, as contraceptives combination of estrogen and progestin have 1, 7 times greater risk of getting breast cancer compared with the control group. Contraceptives containing only estrogen does not increase the chance of getting breast cancer. Receive these combined contraceptives impedes the timely diagnosis of breast cancer with mammography. In order to improve the diagnostic value of mammography, it is recommended to stop taking combined hormonal contraceptives for 2 weeks before the survey. Women who use combined hormonal drugs increase the risk of getting breast cancer by 2.5% each year. For comparison, a daily intake of 1 standard dose of alcohol (25 ml ) a day increases the chance of getting breast cancer by 6%.. Читать полностью -->

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