Category: Health

News story: African swine fever risk reminder

News story: African swine fever risk reminder

African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious viral disease of pigs which is currently spreading in eastern and central Europe and has recently been found in China. The virus does not affect people but severe strains of the virus are often fatal to pigs of any age. If the disease were to reach the UK it would have a devastating effect on our export market and would also mean the humane culling of pigs on infected premises to prevent further spread. What you should do If you keep pigs, you must not feed catering waste of any description, or domestic food waste, to your…

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Sergei Lavrov evaluated the export prospects of Russian biotechnology.

Sergei Lavrov evaluated the export prospects of Russian biotechnology.

Министр иностранных дел России С. В. Лавров, во время своего визита на молодежный форум “Территория смыслов” во Владимирской области, ознакомился с целым рядом проектов биотехнопарка “ГЕНЕРИУМ” и обсудил вопросы экспортного потенциала компании. В ходе визита, состоявшегося 11 августа, министр посетил экспозицию производителей Владимирской области, на которой был представлен стенд биотехнопарка “ГЕНЕРИУМ” — лидирующего в России…

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Loft with bars for Alexei Kovalchuk

Loft with bars for Alexei Kovalchuk

Суд взял под арест владельца одного из крупнейших застройщиков лофтов в Москве основателя девелоперской компании Red Development Алексея Ковальчука по обвинению в особо крупном мошенничестве. Как сообщает «Правда.Ру» со ссылкой на информагентство «Национальные интересы», первое заявление Ковальчука после ареста прозвучало о том, что теперь бизнесмену будет сложнее рассчитаться с инвесторами. Известно, что на сегодняшний день…

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Hot tea provokes esophageal canc

Hot tea provokes esophageal cancer

Исследование, проведенное группой врачей из Тегеранского медицинского университета (Tehran University of Medical Sciences) под руководством профессора Резы Малекзаде (Reza Malekzadeh) показало – те, кто систематически пьет горячий чай, подвергают себя риску заболеть раком пищевода. У людей, которые систематически пьют чай спустя менее 2-х минут после кипения, риск рака пищевода повышается в 5 раз по сравнению…

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There are no shortages of drugs for Russian patients with hemophilia

There are no shortages of drugs for Russian patients with hemophilia

Последнее решение комиссии Минздрава РФ по формированию перечней лекарственных препаратов включило лекарственный препарат “Иннонафактор” в перечень высокозатратных нозологий.Такое решение стало возможным благодаря совместным усилиям Губернатора Владимирской области, Минпромторга РФ, Минздрава РФ, а также письменному поручению Президента РФ Владимира Путина от 2014 года. Напомним, документ касался доступности российскому здравоохранению инновационных препаратов для лечения гемофилии, произведенных в…

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Introducing Russia’s ‘Decade of Childhood’

Introducing Russia’s ‘Decade of Childhood’

In May 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on improving the state policy in the field of child protection, and in 2018-2027 were declared the ‘Decade of Childhood’. On July 6, 2018, the government presented a plan of activities within the framework of this program for the next three years. One of the points of this document was the action “a gift to the newborn.” Soon, any mother, upon release from the hospital, will receive, as written in the approved plan, “a set for a newborn with the necessary items of care, mostly of Russian manufacture. Although several ministries will jointly implement this…

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Beer erodes internal organs, new study says

Beer erodes internal organs, new study says

Czech scientists said that all the healthy benefits of beer were nothing but a myth. Quite on the contrary, beer triggers most severe diseases, researchers at the University of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk in Brno, the Czech Republic said. AP photo “Regular consumption of beer erodes internal organs and causes most severe diseases,” the head of…

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Russian surgeons successfully conduct lung transplantation surgery on child

Russian surgeons successfully conduct lung transplantation surgery on child

The first lung-transplant surgery on a child in Russia ended successfully. Russian Healthcare Minister Veronika Skvortsova congratulated the team of surgeons, noting that the world has seen only ten of such operations so far. According to the minister, the newly developed technology will let the patient return to normal life during a shorter period of…

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Can humans live without meat?

Can humans live without meat?

There are contradictory opinions on vegetarianism. This has to do with the lack of accurate knowledge about this unusual diet. However, vegetarianism is more than just a diet and is rather a lifestyle and a certain philosophy. Scientists have their own opinion about this. Below are the latest scientific arguments and views of European and…

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Fruit and vegetables make people happier

Fruit and vegetables make people happier

Scientists at the University of Warwick in the UK and the University of Queensland in Australia published the results of their joint study about the influence of diet on the mental health of human beings. The report was published at the journal American Journal of Public Health. As many as 12,500 volunteers took part in…

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Tobacco still rules the world and kills people

Tobacco still rules the world and kills people

If you are a smoker who wants to get rid of the nasty habit, you can bid farewell to cigarettes on May 31, the World No Tobacco Day. This day appeared in 1988 when the World Health Organization set a goal to the international community to root out the problem of tobacco smoking in the…

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World must be more attentive to male virgins

World must be more attentive to male virgins

There are a number of factors that can change the general public’s attitude to late virginity among men. Source: REX Reason One: it is not so easy for a man to lose virginity Historically, the first sexual experience is a subject of extraordinary pride for men. That is why most boys grow up with the…

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