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How the immune system identifies invading bacteria? The body's homeland safety unit is more detailed than any airport spot check. For the first time, researchers have observed a mouse immune system protein frisking a snippet of an attacking bacterium. The inspection is far more extensive than scientists imagined: the immune system protein, similar to those in humans, scans the bacterial protein i...

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Article by: Dr Kyriacos (Kikis) Patatas MBBS (London) BSc (Hons) FRCR CCST (UK) EBIR | Interventional Radiologist KYD Profile: https://www.knowyourdoctor.com.cy/doctors/3197-dr-kyriacos-kikis-patatas An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a bulge or swelling in the aorta, the main blood vessel that runs from the heart down through the chest and tummy. It is a very dangerous condition...

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Λίγο μετά τις δύο με τρεις το μεσημέρι πολλοί άνθρωποι αρχίζουν να έχουν μια έντονη νύστα συνήθως στη δουλειά. Η μόνη διέξοδος για αρκετούς φαίνεται να είναι ένας ακόμη καφές, προκειμένου ώστε να έρθουν σε πέρας τις υπο...

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1.Κατανάλωση πρωινού. Λόγω του μεγάλου φόρτου εργασίας αρκετά άτομα  αγνοούν την κατανάλωση πρωινού ενώ σε ορισμένες περιπτώσεις δέν καταναλώνουν ούτε μεσημεριανό με αποτέλεσμα να τρώνε ένα κύριο γεύμα το βράδυ το ...

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Stopping long-term, low-dose aspirin therapy may increase your risk of suffering a cardiovascular event, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.   Aspirin, taken in low doses, is used to help reduce the risk for recurrent heart attack or stroke. Aspirin inhibits clotting, lowering the risk of cardiovascular events. Nearly 10 to 20 percent of heart...

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A study led the University of Warwick suggests that people are reluctant to use public access defibrillators to treat cardiac arrests.   The analysis of existing international studies, which has been published in the European Heart Journal, suggests that there are a number of factors that prevent members of the public from using them and potentially saving lives.   The researchers' s...

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Consumers of milk-alternative drinks may be at of risk iodine deficiency, according to the findings of a new study in the British Journal of Nutrition.   In the first study of its kind in the United Kingdom, researchers from the University of Surrey examined the iodine content of 47 milk-alternative drinks (including soya, almond, coconut, oat, rice, hazelnut and hemp, but excluding those m...

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The same hormone that stimulates milk production for lactation, also acts in the brain to help establish the nurturing link between mother and baby, researchers from New Zealand's University of Otago have revealed for the first time.   The researchers found that signalling by the hormone prolactin to its receptors in a specific brain region is essential for mothers to show vitally important...

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"Which doctor would you recommend to give birth with in Cyprus" this is one of the most common questions on the forum "Russian Mums of Cyprus". Each woman has different expectations for their birth based on the background, value system and different needs. Therefore, the doctor obstetrician-gynecologist, who is suitable to one mother may not be all the same for someone else. How to find a speci...

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Helping an adult lose weight leads to significant cost savings at any age, with those savings peaking at age 50, suggests a new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health study.   The findings, which wiere published online September 26 in the journal Obesity, suggests that a 20-year-old adult who goes from being obese to overweight would save an average of $17,655 in direct medical cos...

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