Fecal matter can save lives: the U.S. created the Bank of the “healthy” feces

If weakened immunity in the intestine may begin uncontrolled multiplication of bacteria clostridia, which are relatively insensitive to antibiotics. Salvation brings the introduction into the intestine the stool of healthy people, naturally, that the United States created the first Bank of donor feces. Continue reading “Fecal matter can save lives: the U.S. created the Bank of the “healthy” feces”

Can Viagra help stroke patients?

Will soon begin a study that aims to determine whether Viagra or cialis 20 to speed recovery in patients with stroke within seven days or less from its development. The study will be carried out in hospital. Henry Ford (Detroit, USA), for today we have to find 62 more volunteers.

Two years ago, the clinic received approval to use the “little blue pill”, as many call Viagra, in an early pilot study in patients undergoing moderate ischemic stroke – the most common kind of stroke. Continue reading “Can Viagra help stroke patients?”

Soluble vegetable fibers improve immunity

American scientists in their study were able to confirm the absolute correctness of the old English proverb “an Apple a day the doctor does not happen”. It turned out that the soluble fiber of plant origin able to significantly strengthen the immune system. Soluble fiber “preprogramming” the activity of immune cells so that they change from cell”aggressors” attacking an external enemy, in cells called”builders” that help the body recover quickly after a previous infection. Continue reading “Soluble vegetable fibers improve immunity”

Social stress may enhance the body’s immune defenses against influenza virus

Traditionally, quite a lot of stress depresses the body’s defenses. But a study by American scientists suggests that the so-called social stress, which living creature can survive, being surrounded by an aggressive group of their own kind, not only suppresses the immune system, but even increases it, helping the body to successfully cope with the flu virus. Struggle for a place in the social hierarchy mobilizes the immune system. Continue reading “Social stress may enhance the body’s immune defenses against influenza virus”

Fatty food lowers the immune system

It is no secret that obesity is the cause of many life-threatening diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, etc. Inflammation in which the immune system protects the body for no apparent threats, is one of the consequences of obesity. Researchers from Sweden have come to an unexpected conclusion: in mice under a high fat diet, and as a result suffering from obesity, the immune system, by contrast, is not activated when the body is threatened with bacterial infection. Continue reading “Fatty food lowers the immune system”

The vaccine in the polymer film: technology of the future is already a reality

In many cases, physicians have ceased to satisfy the classic methods of vaccination, when to generate the acquired immune system uses proteins of viruses or bacteria. Method of DNA vaccination greatly improves the result and does not require injections. Continue reading “The vaccine in the polymer film: technology of the future is already a reality”