Santa Claus in Russia will not be allowed

Santa Claus in Russia will not be allowedMass new year holidays for children in many cities of Russia may fall under the ban because of the flu epidemic spreading with astonishing rapidity. According to the chief sanitary doctor of the country Gennady Onishchenko, "in regions where the peak incidence have for the holidays, perhaps holding baby trees will be limited". In addition, according to Onishchenko, "can be moved the dates of the school holidays". According to the chief specialist of the state sanitary and epidemiological supervision of the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation Tamara Frolocking, the epidemic is already covered in 9 regions of Russia, including Moscow, the Moscow region, St. Petersburg, Leningrad region. A large part of the patients - children from 3 to 14 years. Читать полностью -->

For cancer patients, children will gather billion coins

For cancer patients, children will gather billion coinsFor cancer patients, children will gather billion coins Yesterday in Moscow launched a national charity program 'Billion trifle'. Its goal is a comprehensive solution to the problems of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of children suffering from cancer, through a nation-wide collection and subsequent use of funds. The initiative was organized by the Union of charitable organizations of Russia (COLLECTION). The Union President, Peter A. Ishchenko, in an interview with Medkovets stressed the need for this promotion: among the causes of child mortality cancer ranked second, second only to accidents. The need for such programs is caused by problems in pediatric Oncology, the government's failure to sufficient material resources to address them. Читать полностью -->

bird flu has killed -year-old girl

bird flu has killed -year-old girlThe Ministry of health of Taiwan reported that bird flu killed another man - 14-year-old girl. Thus, the number of victims of this disease this year has reached 32 people. According to the Ministry of health, the girl had contracted bird flu from sick chickens - she lived in a small village, surrounded on all sides by poultry farms. The first signs of the disease, she has had 11 days ago. Other details are not reported. KM.RU: Health. Читать полностью -->

From mental labor is getting fat

 From mental labor is getting fatThe hard work of the mind leads to excess weight, says a canadian scientist. Characteristic of modern society "sedentary" lifestyle is not the only reason, cause overweight, according to a study by the canadian scientist. According to Angelo Tremble from Laval University in Quebec, an important factor leading to the appearance of extra pounds, is too intense intellectual activity. The scientist is convinced that the increase in activities requiring hard work of the brain, entails the growing problem of excess weight. At high loads, the brain requires an additional portion of glucose. As a result, the body gets too much carbohydrate, and part of it is superfluous. Читать полностью -->

Soap and heat become a cause of skin diseases

Soap and heat become a cause of skin diseasesSoap and heat become a cause of skin diseases The population of the UK are increasingly using soap and detergents. The temperature in the homes of the British for decades, increases home worse ventilated. As a result, according to the Independent, one in five children suffers from eczema. If in the fifties less than 5% of British children complained of skin diseases. According to a new study, currently from such ailments suffers 20% of children. Dermatologist Michael cork from the University of Sheffield associates increased incidence with increased use of Soaps, gels and foam baths, baby ointments that contain fragrances. Читать полностью -->

SARS in China two cases confirmed

SARS in China two cases confirmedIn China tightening controls in connection with the emergence of new cases of "atypical pneumonia". When it became clear that this outbreak may be associated with the careless handling of samples of the virus in the laboratory, the country went experts from the Ministry of science and technology and the Ministry of health with safety inspections. These steps were followed for the closure of the Chinese authorities in the main laboratory of the country, studied the problem of SARS in Beijing Institute of Virology. According to official data scientist caught there by a virus, and after that the infection is passed on to the nurse who cared for him in the hospital. Now the condition of the patients, who are called Lee and song, stable. These two cases were confirmed, but they list doesn't end. Читать полностью -->

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