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More US beef being recalled over salmonella fears

More U.S. beef is being recalled because it may be contaminated with salmonella. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a unit of Brazil’s JBS is now recalling a total of more than 12 million pounds of raw beef that was shipped around the country. JBS Tolleson in Arizona already recalled about 7 million pounds of […]

Health Problems

Detecting signs of neurodegeneration earlier and more accurately

Signs of neurodegenerative diseases, appearing years before the emergence of clinical manifestations, can be detected during the examination of medical samples by means of fluorescence microscopy by using new sensitive and selective dyes that bind to specific amyloid structures. The new dye, proposed by the Polish-American group of scientists, is a step toward personalized neuromedical […]

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Scientists told about the benefits of frequent sauna use

Researchers found that the risk of death from cardiovascular disease in people over the age of 50 years reduced with regular sauna. A press release published on the portal of BMC Medicine. The authors of the study analyzed the relationship between the frequency of the sauna and development of diseases of the circulatory system on […]

Personal Health

Combination gene therapy more effective in cartilage preservation in osteoarthritis

A combinatorial gene therapy approach- one designed to inhibit inflammation and one targeting protection against cartilage degeneration—was shown to preserve articular cartilage better than each approach alone in animal models of both moderate and severe post-traumatic osteoarthritis. The therapeutic strategy included combined delivery of helper-dependent adenoviruses expressing interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (IL-1Ra) to block inflammation and […]