Patients with heart failure aspirin can kill

Patients with heart failure aspirin can killIn patients with congestive heart failure receiving ACE inhibitors, additional intake of high doses of aspirin can increase the risk of death reported in issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine 14 July. Dr. Maurizio D. Guazzi and his colleagues (University of Milan universitГ degli Studi) analyzed data from 344 patients discharged from hospital with a diagnosis of congestive heart failure (CHF) and taking ACE inhibitors. All patients were older than 70 years and had no contraindications to ACE inhibitors or aspirin. Only ACE inhibitors took 235 people, inhibitors and aspirin in doses up to 160 mg/day to 45 people, inhibitors and aspirin dose of 325 mg/day or more - 64. Читать полностью -->

Surgeons accidentally sewed three-year-old language to the gum

Surgeons accidentally sewed three-year-old language to the gumBritish surgeons accidentally sewed the tongue to the gum 3-year-old Megan Parfitt (Megan Parfitt). After surgery to remove a milk tooth of the patient within a few days refused to eat and was behaving unusually quiet, and that was of concern to her parents. After Beth Parfitt (Beth Parfitt), mother of Megan looked the girl in mouth, she found that the doctors from the hospital Prince Charles in South Wales sewed to the patient's tongue to the gum. The doctors fixed his mistake, and Beth Parfitt filed a complaint with the Department of health Northern Glamorgan (North Glamorgan NHS Trust). According to the official report received from the Department of health, conducted the investigation of this incident and complaint will be satisfied in accordance with its results. [Рњ] . Читать полностью -->

Amnestic (Korsakov) syndrome

Amnestic (Korsakov) syndromeAMNESTIC (KORSAKOV) SYNDROME is a psychiatric syndrome in which the leading place is occupied by memory disorders on current events. Occurs when organic brain damage caused by intoxication, injury, infections, alcohol polyneuritic psychosis (Korsakov psychosis), tumors, strokes. Patients do not remember the circumstances surrounding the parties, are not oriented in time and place, I do not remember with whom they spoke, what they did, but can you tell us about your involvement in the events that supposedly only what happened and which actually was not (confabulate). Externally, the behavior of patients ordered. Marked only the immobile, lack of initiative. The mood is often indifferent, sometimes reduced, with weakness, fatigue, irritability; in some cases complacent-elevated (euphoric). Читать полностью -->

Hormones do not have to drink for a long time

Hormones do not have to drink for a long timeTurkish doctors Fenkci V, Yilmazer M, Fenkci s decided to study the effects of a 3 month course of hormone replacement therapy on biochemical composition of bone in postmenopausal women. After the appointment of HRT were evaluated parameters such as the content of osteocalcin, calcium, phosphorus, alkaline phosphonate, creatinine in serum and urine before and after a course of HRT. The study found that the rate of bone formation increased. It means that we can recommend HRT even short-term courses for the prevention of osteoporosis. [] . . Читать полностью -->

why dizzy?

why dizzy?As demonstrated by scientists, dizziness can be caused by a huge number of reasons, and even computer tomography can, in some cases, to identify its causes. In some cases, vertigo is caused by impaired conduction of sensory signals from the body balance in the brain, the Central processing of sensory signals in the cortex. It can also be caused by asymmetrical conducting nerve fibers coming from the vestibular organs or asymmetric inclusion of vestibular nerve fibers in the Central nervous system. Dizziness can also be caused by a strong blow to the head, concussion of the brain. Currently, even with the help of methods of computer tomography difficult to determine whether a cause of vertigo shock or damage to the nerve pathways. According to the journal Academic Emergency Medicine (N 12, 2003), in the case of vertigo is not associated with concussion or injury to the organ of balance, the most difficult to determine its cause. Читать полностью -->

"Monkey" diet to fight cholesterol

Scientists have developed a vegetarian diet to protect the heart, which, according to them, is as effective as special drug that lowers cholesterol. According to canadian researchers, special vegetarian diet almost 29% lowers "bad" LDL cholesterol, which clogs arteries. The effect of this diet is comparable with the efficiency of standard anticholesterolemic of v drug lovastatin, which is typically discharged to the people in case of serious risk of developing the disease. Lovastatin reduces levels of LDL-cholesterol (low density lipoprotein) approximately 30.9 %. SuperCorona diet includes almonds, soybeans, cereals with high fiber content type oat grains and barley, as well as plant sterols contained in vegetables and fruits. Study leader Professor David Jenkins of the University of Toronto, says: "With age, as a rule, increases the level of cholesterol, which in turn increases the risk of developing heart disease. Читать полностью -->

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