You have the “fat” country

Once again, the U.S. ranked first in number of people suffering obesity and excess weight affects one out of every third American. In Russia this figure is almost two times less. This is evidenced by the results of a study conducted by the Organization for economic cooperation and development, writes Vademecum.

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Tramp buried Obamacare

The US President Donald trump said that the American system of health care Obamacare is dead and the new one will be the best in the world. About this he wrote in his account on the microblog Twitter.
– I believe that we will add more money into health care and make (more…)

Vaccination against heroin tested

Vaccine against heroin addiction, developed at the Research Institute of SCRIPPS (The Scripps Research Institute, TSRI), has been successfully tested on primates. This is the first anti-heroin vaccine, which was successful this stage preclinical studies.

“This confirms our previous data obtained during preclinical trials in rodents, and now we expect success in (more…)

Latvian doctors are rebelling

The critical situation in the field of family medicine in Latvia has forced doctors to go on strike. The action is scheduled on July 3, 2017. A warning about doctors sent to the Ministry of health, State labour Inspectorate and the national Council for tripartite cooperation.

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Blood pressure monitors often lie

Canadian scientists conducted a study on home blood pressure monitors. The results are discouraging: in 70% of the devices for pressure measurement show incorrect data, which can be extremely dangerous for patients with hypertension. As according to Medportal with reference to MedicalXpress , to such conclusion the Professor of medicine from (more…)