Dysmorphology — study of congenital malformations, changing the form of one or more body parts of a newborn. The research objectives of the physician-dysmorphology — understand the contributions of abnormal genes and non-genetic environmental factors in the development of birth defects.
The application of genetics in medicine began in the early twentieth century with the understanding of Garrod and the other doctors that the laws of inheritance Mendel can explain the re-emergence of some diseases in families. Over the next 100 years, medical genetics has grown from a small section engaged in (more…)
Eye injuries can be different in nature and severity. One of the most dangerous among them is the eyes burn. This kind of eye injuries in our days are often, as thermal – caused by flames and by electric welding, chemical – caused by exposure to alkaline and acidic agents. Conventionally, (more…)
They exclude from their diet protein and dairy products in the hope to lose weight and to look like skinny super-models. As a result, according to the survey, 46% of girls consume too little iron, which increases the risk of anaemia. Such diets are also poor in magnesium and selenium, lack (more…)
In society there is a perception that Smoking helps to lose weight. But if a person quits Smoking, there is gaining extra pounds. So many women are afraid to quit a bad habit.
However, according to a new four-year study conducted at the University of Navarra, poisoning the body with nicotine, on (more…)
She and her colleagues researched the impact on the feeling of satiety and satisfaction from food have different smells. In the course of the experiment, the scientists added two different strawberry flavours in cups of yogurt and asked volunteers to taste. Nose the average person is not able to distinguish these (more…)
Men who do not smoke and eat a lot of soy products less than others subject to risk of lung cancer. To such conclusion the Doctor of Tahiti Simazu from the National cancer center in Tokyo, reports “Reuters”.
As it turned out, soy contains isoflavones, so-called “herbal hormones-estrogens” that has a positive (more…)
Approximately 5% of the Swedish population experiencing severe fear of visiting the dentist. One thought about going to the dental office causes these people have a bout of despair and extreme anxiety. This fear can be caused by an unpleasant event in childhood.
Again, children’s experience decided to take Annika Gustavsson, a (more…)
Dr. Bilbo of Duke University is convinced that women who are obese, subjected to the terrible danger of their future children, because due to the excess weight of the mother they may develop Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke, noted, “Live Science”.
This conclusion scientist colleagues came, after an experiment on (more…)
Dengue fever is a viral disease, widespread in tropical and subtropical regions. It is characterized by sudden fever, which lasts 5-7 days, headache, severe pain in joints and muscles, sometimes a rash. This is followed by a period of physical exhaustion and depression lasting at least a week.
The most unpleasant is (more…)