More than half of Russians suffer from obesity

More than half of Russians suffer from obesityAbout 2-3,5% of Russia's population is undernourished, while 55% of Russians are suffering from obesity. The data of the all-Russian monitoring of the provision of public power led at a press conference on Wednesday in Moscow, Director of the Institute of nutrition Victor tutelian. "The number of Russians over the age of 30 years, suffering from excess weight, up to 55% of the total population. Hence atherosclerosis, myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease, death in the working-age" - said at a press conference on Wednesday tutelian. "In the framework conducted in all regions of Russia monitoring were examined to 95% of the population; malnutrition have been identified in almost all population groups. However, in the immediate targeted assistance needs fairly low percentage of the population: according to the different regions, this number ranges from 2 to 3.5%," said tutelian. Читать полностью -->

With a diagnosis of hemorrhagic fever hospitalized children in the Stavropol region

With a diagnosis of hemorrhagic fever hospitalized  children in the Stavropol regionWith a diagnosis of hemorrhagic fever hospitalized 6 children in the Stavropol region For the last three days in the district hospital of Stavropol delivered another six patients with suspected Crimean hemorrhagic fever. As reported by the regional duty officer at the Directorate for civil defence and emergency situations, the number of patients reached 20, including 6 children. In the regional infectious diseases hospital recently received two doctors from the Krasnogvardeisky district, which had treated the boy, who died from the disease. In Stavropol Krai government assess the situation as very serious. Taking all the necessary measures for the prevention and treatment of deadly disease. Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is caused by bites field ticks, carriers of the virus. Читать полностью -->

Arthritis chronic nonspecific

Arthritis chronic nonspecificARTHRITIS CHRONIC NONSPECIFIC (infektartrit) - see rheumatoid Arthritis in Chapter "Rheumatic diseases". The clinical features in children. The disease begins at the age of 2-4 years, sometimes in the first year of life. Marked fever, intoxication, swelling and tenderness of the joints, initially, large (knee, elbow, ankle, hip); then suffer the cervical part of the spine, wrist, jaw, joints of fingers. Defeat symmetric. Change the shape of the joints. Читать полностью -->

achievements in the fight against AIDS in Africa is greatly exaggerated

achievements in the fight against AIDS in Africa is greatly exaggeratedThe Ugandan authorities may hide the real statistics of AIDS cases in the country. According to official data, the incidence of AIDS in Uganda is only 6 percent. It is usually taken as an example to other African countries. However, the experts of the organization that helps people with AIDS (NGEN), on the basis of their studies estimate the real number of patients in 17 percent, and in some areas it reaches up to 30 percent. According to NGEN, most patients do not have access to effective antiretroviral therapy. According to the Minister of health of Uganda, antiretroviral drugs need today to 120 thousand inhabitants of Uganda, while the ability to get drugs only 25 thousand. Читать полностью -->

Smoking increases the risk of multiple sclerosis

Smoking increases the risk of multiple sclerosisCompared with never Smoking, smokers have three times higher risk of developing multiple sclerosis. About this question at issue Neurology 28 October. Researchers at the University of Bergen (Norway) and Harvard University (Massachusetts, USA) from 1997 to 1999, he watched over 22 000 people aged 40-47 years. It was found that the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) among smokers is much higher than those who had never smoked - in three times in men and doubled in women. It turned out that most of the 87 participants with MS had smoked an average of 15 years before the setting of this terrible diagnosis. Only 24% of never smokers, 76% had smoked in the past or continued to smoke and at the present time. Читать полностью -->

Working place How safe it is?

Working place How safe it is?Working place. How safe it is? Deaths at work more than on the roads. Every day in the workplace millions of people are injured, with irreversible consequences. Others lose health due to fatigue or due to exposure to harmful substances. Fatigue at work many employers require their employees high productivity. In Japan the term karoshi - death from overwork - was first used in a claim for compensation. Читать полностью -->

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