Monthly Archives: December 2020

Elon Musk told why he does not want to engage in genetic engineering

During a rather long and detailed interview with Elon Musk, which he gave to Business Insider journalist Tim Urban, among other questions, the following question was asked: is there a possibility that the owner of such innovative companies as SpaceX and Tesla will turn his attention to genetic engineering issues? After all, human health, biotechnology, genetic modification are… Read More »

The gynecologist left the phone in the patient’s stomach

A gynecologist from Jordan accidentally left his phone in the patient’s stomach during a caesarean section. This is not a rare case: in the United States alone, surgeons leave 10,000 objects in the bodies of patients a year, most often instruments and tampons. A 36-year-old Jordanian citizen visited a private clinic on April 24, 2015 , where she safely… Read More »

Korea tests MERS treatment with convalescent plasma

In June 2015, the MERS coronavirus claimed the lives of twenty people in South Korea, more than one hundred and sixty people were infected, and five and a half thousand patients, their relatives and employees of medical institutions are under quarantine. The World Health Organization has held an emergency meeting. In Germany, a 69-year-old man, who arrived from the United Arab… Read More »

Scientists have found drugs that slow down aging

American scientists and researchers ( Scripps Research Institute , Mayo Private Clinic, etc.) have discovered a new class of drugs that greatly slow down the aging process, reduce the effects of related diseases, improve the cardiovascular system and prolong life. The work was published in the journal Aging Cell. Scientists tested two drugs on animals. One of them is the directional antineoplastic agent dasatinib (trademark… Read More »