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The dermatologist told about the dangers of mosquito bites

Mosquito bites do not pose a serious threat to human health, except for one specific case. About it told in an interview to radio Sputnik dermatologist Larisa Alekseeva.

Mosquito bites for most Russians is nothing more than a nasty little thing. They can itch, be itchy and cause unpleasant emotions. The exception may be only the bites of particularly sensitive places, told radio Sputnik doctor Larisa Alekseeva.

"Not ashamed to lie?" Infected with coronavirus Anita Choi was accused of lying

Users of instagram have suspected the singer Anita Tsoy in a lie about infection with a coronavirus.

The actress posted a video from a hospital ward and told about his health.

The expert explained how chocolate boosts the immune system

Chocolate is one of the richest sources of antioxidants and positively affects the immune system. About the beneficial properties of the product said in an interview with radio Sputnik specialist in nutrition Barbara Sardina.

Chocolate is the most consumed food, demonstrated by modern scientific research. We prefer this product, including, for emotional reasons: when we eat chocolate, our brain activates the pleasure hormones – dopamine and serotonin. Moreover, the chocolate stimulates our immune system, said in an interview with radio Sputnik specialist in nutrition Barbara Sardina.

The named place with an increased risk of infection with coronavirus

In areas with poor ventilation the maximum risk of infection of the coronavirus, said virologists and immunologists, the words of which reports the newspaper "Izvestia".

It is noted that the purpose of the room itself is as significant as the work of ventilation in it.

Scientists have created a personalized drug from Scorpion venom

Russian scientists together with colleagues from Belgium with a substance — a prototype of personalized drugs against autoimmune diseases and cancer. The study is published in the journal Frontiers in Pharmacology.

The basis was taken the poison motley Scorpion Mesobuthus eupeus, can block potassium channels "gateway" for potassium ions across the cell membrane. These are essential to every cell elements are involved in many cellular processes, such as conducting nerve impulses, cell division and their interactions with each other, as well as in the immune response.

It is estimated the contribution of asymptomatic carriers in the spread of the coronavirus

North American scientists have built a model of the transmission of the new coronavirus taking into account the asymptomatic carriers. It turned out that without accounting for and control of this category of infected to fight off the infection is unlikely to succeed. The study is published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Since COVID-19 worldwide was introduced unprecedented restrictions on movement and measures of social distancing. The consequences for the economy of many countries was very serious. In addition, in some places there were social protests led by the measures limiting personal liberty.

Forum "nation Health – a basis of prosperity of Russia" will be held in August

Forum "nation Health - a basis of prosperity of Russia", which was originally planned to be held in mid-July, will be held in Moscow from 11 to 13 August, the press service of "League of health of the nation", which is the organizer of the event.

All-Russia forum "nation Health – a basis of prosperity of Russia" was held from 14 to 16 July, but because of the pandemic coronavirus has been postponed.

The UN has estimated the impact of the pandemic COVID-19 to HIV

Pandemic COVID-19 may seriously undermine the effectiveness of measures to combat HIV in the world, the statement said the joint UN programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) released on Monday.

"Pandemic COVID-19 has seriously affected the AIDS response and in the future could further undermine their effectiveness. Complete treatment interruption for HIV infection at six months can cause more than 500,000 excess deaths in countries of sub-Saharan Africa in the next year (2020-2021), which will throw the region to the level of mortality from AIDS, which was in 2008. Even a 20 percent break in treatment can cause additional 110,000 deaths," - said in a statement UNAIDS.

The doctor told me, who can't shower with cold water

Dermatologist Ekaterina mokina said in an interview with "AIF", who should not wash with cold water.

As explained by the expert, people with cardiovascular diseases bathing in cold water is contraindicated because of the risks to be chilled. "Because people are not used to tempering, for example, dousing with cold water while also having heart disease and blood vessels may react very unusually and seriously... the Vessels are sharply narrowed, then abruptly widened. And it's even in healthy people," she said.

Butchers told how to identify a dangerous disease with the help of ice cream

Doctor and TV presenter Alexander mjasnikov has told on air of TV channel "Russia 1" as I could identify patient serious disease with ice cream.

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