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What are the benefits of drinking hot water?

19.10.2017 | Readed: 145

Drinking enough water can support skin, muscle, and joint health. Water helps the body's cells absorb nutrients and fight infections. Drinking a few glasses of warm or hot water each day might offer even more......

How childhood trauma affects the brain

07.10.2017 | Readed: 385

It is not news that people abused as children are more exposed to clinical depression, anxiety, and a higher risk of death from suicide. But now, researchers have begun to reveal what happens in the brain following this kind of......

Apple cider vinegar for hair growth: Does it work?

18.09.2017 | Readed: 761

Apple cider vinegar has never been so popular and is credited with all manner of health benefits, from aiding weight loss to stabilizing blood sugar levels. Some advocates claim that......

Brain cancer could be treated with Zika virus

06.09.2017 | Readed: 888

A new study looks into the potential of the Zika virus to target and kill brain cancer cells. The results, so far, are encouraging, but researchers suggest that there is a long way to go until a safe and effective treatment is......

Costochondritis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

14.08.2017 | Readed: 497

The ribs are connected to the breastbone by tough, protective tissue called cartilage. When this cartilage becomes inflamed, the condition is known as costochondritis or chest wall pain. While this......

15 natural ways to lower your blood pressure

03.08.2017 | Readed: 514

High blood pressure is a dangerous condition that can damage your heart. It affects one in three people in the US and 1 billion people worldwide . If left uncontrolled, it raises your......

Vitamin D guidelines may be changed following new study

13.07.2017 | Readed: 558

A new study finds that, contrary to popular belief, vitamin D-2 and D-3 do not have equal nutritional value. With vitamin D deficiency on the rise, the authors call for a rethink of official......

Uro-Technology Training Symposium kicks off in Baku

03.07.2017 | Readed: 597

Baku is hosting the Uro-Technology Training Symposium, co-organized by Azerbaijan Medical University and the International Society of......

What is the vagus nerve?

30.06.2017 | Readed: 593

The vagus nerve is the longest and most complex of the 12 pairs of cranial nerves that emanate from the brain. It transmits information to or from the surface of the brain to tissues and organs elsewhere in the......

Bronchitis: Is it contagious?

12.06.2017 | Readed: 678

Bronchitis is a condition affecting the lungs and airways. It is an inflammation of the bronchi, which are the main breathing passages within the lungs. In some cases, bronchitis may be......

Foods to avoid for people with diabetes

02.06.2017 | Readed: 721

Taking control of what foods they eat not only helps people manage their diabetes but also influences how well they feel and how much energy they have every day. We take a look at what......

“Baku Heart Days” 5th International Congress kicks off in Baku

30.05.2017 | Readed: 667

“Baku Heart Days” 5th International Congress organized by the Azerbaijan Society for Cardiovascular Surgery has today started in......

Liver pain: Symptoms and causes

11.05.2017 | Readed: 682

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Apple cider vinegar and diabetes: Does it help and how is it taken?

01.05.2017 | Readed: 710

For many years, apple cider vinegar has been linked with an array of health benefits. These have ranged from aiding weight loss to relieving cold symptoms. But does taking it help people with......

Potassium as important as sodium for healthy blood pressure

10.04.2017 | Readed: 721

A high salt diet is known to increase the risk of hypertension. A recent review concludes that consuming adequate potassium levels might be just as important for maintaining a healthy blood pressure. High blood pressure (or......

Clinical trial finds that vitamin D, calcium have no effect on cancer risk

30.03.2017 | Readed: 699

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States and a major public health burden. Previous studies have suggested that vitamin D may lower......

Could eating yogurt help treat depression?

10.03.2017 | Readed: 818

A new study suggests that there may be an effective alternative to medication for the treatment of depression: probiotic bacteria found in......

Alzheimer's disease: Molecular study clarifies potential link to high blood sugar

27.02.2017 | Readed: 1040

A new molecular study reveals for the first time that high blood sugar or glucose damages an important enzyme that is involved with how the immune system responds in the......

Azerbaijanis to have free annual medical check-ups from February 15 to May 15

14.02.2017 | Readed: 1638

Citizens of Azerbaijan will be able to have free medical check-ups from February 15 to May 15. An annual free-of-charge medical examination was endorsed by the Azerbaijani President in 2014. All citizens of the country aged above 18 will have the......

Visual evidence shows brain 'resetting' during sleep

07.02.2017 | Readed: 1525

Throughout the day, the human brain absorbs a torrent of knowledge, processes the information, and learns, before "switching off" over night. New research explains this process......

Autism symptoms improve after fecal transplant, small study finds

26.01.2017 | Readed: 1521

Children with autism may benefit from fecal transplants – a method of introducing donated healthy microbes into people with gastrointestinal disease to rebalance the gut, a new study has......

Vegetarianism harms the brain?

07.01.2017 | Readed: 1579

According to a half-year-long study conducted by scientists from Oxford University, perceived health benefits of vegetarianism might eventually turn into health......

Nail Psoriasis: Symptoms and Treatment

26.12.2016 | Readed: 1506

Nail psoriasis refers to changes that occur in the fingernails and toenails when a person has psoriasis. These changes range from discoloration to alterations in the nail bed. Nail psoriasis can have a physical and emotional impact on a person's life. It......

How to Get Rid of a Stuffy Nose:Six Possible Treatments

06.12.2016 | Readed: 1505

Nasal congestion is a very common condition. In fact, most people get a stuffy nose from time to time. Nasal congestion can develop when the blood vessels inside the nose become......

What Drinks are Good and Bad for People with Diabetes?

21.11.2016 | Readed: 1575

Diabetes comes in two main forms: type 1 and type 2. Both result in high blood sugar levels if left untreated. Insulin, a hormone that helps our cells absorb glucose, is either nonexistent......

Azerbaijan, Mexico discuss healthcare cooperation

19.11.2016 | Readed: 1528

Azerbaijan and Mexico have discussed cooperation in the field of healthcare as Minister of Health Ogtay Shiraliyev met with Mexican ambassador Juan Rodrigo Labardini Flores. Shiraliyev highlighted activities of the ministry.......

12 DNA areas ‘linked with the age at which we have our first child and family size’

04.11.2016 | Readed: 1501

Researchers have identified 12 specific areas of the DNA sequence that are robustly related with the age at which we have our first child, and the total number of children we have during the course of our life. The study, led by the University of Oxford, working......

Baku hosts 2nd Azerbaijani-Turkish Oncology Days

22.10.2016 | Readed: 1521

The second Azerbaijani-Turkish Oncology Days have today kicked off in Baku. Co-organized by the Turkish Society of Medical Oncology and the National Center of Oncology of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Health, the event addresses several topics, including oncological......

'Only drink water when thirsty,' study suggests

12.10.2016 | Readed: 1534

Popular notion holds that eight glasses of water is the optimal amount to drink each day, but many people find this hard to achieve. Now, a new study may shed light on why, after identifying a swallowing mechanism that stops us from consuming too much liquid when we are not......

US FDA bans chemicals in antibacterial hand soap over health concerns

06.09.2016 | Readed: 1621

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned several key chemicals in antibacterial hand soap, warning of health risks and saying they were not more effective than ordinary soap. The FDA move took aim at 19......

Very hot drinks may cause cancer, but coffee does not, says WHO

04.08.2016 | Readed: 1696

The World Health Organization has cleared coffee of causing cancer, but a detailed investigation has found that very hot drinks may be linked to cancer of the oesophagus, or gullet. Coffee was classified as a possible cause......

Very hot drinks may cause cancer, but coffee does not, says WHO

21.06.2016 | Readed: 1636

The World Health Organization has cleared coffee of causing cancer, but a detailed investigation has found that very hot drinks may be linked to cancer of the oesophagus, or gullet. Coffee was classified as a possible cause......

USD 122 million needed to fight Zika over 18 months: WHO

18.06.2016 | Readed: 1583

The World Health Organisation said Friday that USD 122 million is needed to fund an 18-monthanti-Zika battle plan that will focus on women of child-bearing age, according to AFP. The mosquito-borne virus has recently been......

99-year-old Victor Marston is the oldest cancer survivor in the world

11.06.2016 | Readed: 2046

A 99-year-old man from England is thought to be the oldest person in the world to ever beat cancer. Victor Marston, from Dorset, was rushed to hospital earlier this month with excruciating stomach......

UN launches multi-partner trust fund for Zika virus response

11.06.2016 | Readed: 1797

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the establishment of the UN Zika Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) to finance critical unfunded priorities in the response to the Zika outbreak, according to UN News......

Professor of NYU: Azerbaijan ranks first for medical progress in the region

03.05.2016 | Readed: 1865

“Azerbaijan ranks first in the region in terms of medical progress. I am very happy for attending such a high level event,” said professor of New York University Bob Djavan who is attending the 2nd international congress of the Urologists in Baku. “I really......

Alzheimer's patients may recover lost memories: MIT Study

19.03.2016 | Readed: 2212

Patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) may recover lost memories and form new ones, a study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has found. Scientists discovered that although people with early stage AD cannot......

Drug commonly used to treat heart failure can also cure herpes

19.03.2016 | Readed: 2200

A drug commonly used to treat heart failure can also block infection by a herpesvirus that causes glandular fever and linked to several cancers, scientists have found. Currently there is only one class of antiviral medicines......

Zika: Mosquitoes which carry virus may be sterilised with radiation

06.02.2016 | Readed: 3042

A new method to slash mosquito populations by using radiation to make males infertile could soon be rolled out in Brazil, in an attempt to contain the outbreak of the Zika virus, according to The Independent. Over 1.5million......

Indian company claims breakthrough in developing vaccine to fight Zika

06.02.2016 | Readed: 2945

Bharat Biotech, a firm based in Hyderabad, India, has claimed to have achieved a breakthrough in developing a vaccine to fight the dreaded mosquito-borne Zika virus, which causes serious birth defects in children, according to The Times of......

Health Ministry: No swine flu cases detected in Azerbaijan

06.02.2016 | Readed: 2983

“Despite the tense epidemiological situation which has been observed since December 2015 in many countries, including neighboring ones, no swine influenza cases have been detected in Azerbaijan. At the same time the country has all necessary medicines and......

Azerbaijani surgeons perform pioneering heart operation on pregnant woman

15.12.2015 | Readed: 4462

Doctors at Azerbaijan’s Medical University have performed what is believed to be the first invasive replacement of mechanical valve on a pregnant woman in Azerbaijan. Chief doctor of the clinic, associate professor Aslan......

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