Monthly Archives: June 2021

Space Science: Why Mice, Beer and Sperm Are Sent into Orbit 

APRIL 12, 1961 YURI GAGARIN became the first person in history to fly into space. After a few decades, the incredible became almost commonplace – the world started talking about space tourism. True, it did not start very smoothly: in 1986, the first space tourist was supposed to be the American teacher Christa McAuliffe, who died 73 seconds after the launch of the Challenger shuttle,… Read More »

“Adrenaline addiction” does not exist 

The doctor, of course, will not diagnose “adrenaline addiction” (there is no such disease in the classification), but the obsessive desire to experience extreme sensations in people is quite common. In contrast, for example, alcohol dependence, where the “source of pleasure” an external factor, in the case of thirst adrenaline cause “dependency” lies within. Adrenaline is produced by the adrenal glands very quickly – and… Read More »

How to relax so as not to get tired: 10 life hacks for a healthy vacation

The long-awaited summer vacation for many is getting closer , and the thought of purchased plane tickets brightens up office everyday life like nothing else. Vacation is not a tricky business, and yet sometimes vacation brings only disappointment and an additional feeling of fatigue. We’ve put together ten tips to help you prepare for your vacation and make the most… Read More »

The Invisible Epidemic: Why Chronic Disease Is Our Biggest Enemy 

LIVING CONDITIONS ON THE PLANET HAS CHANGED STRONGLY: climatic shifts, migration, new technologies – all this and much more affects, directly or indirectly, human health. Now the WHO and the UN are seriously concerned about the so-called invisible epidemic – and this is not about exotic infections. Experts say that non-communicable chronic diseases, including diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular,… Read More »

Alzheimer’s disease: 6 myths about dementia and memory loss 

NOW THE WORLD OVER FIFTY MILLION PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA, and the risk increases as the increase in life expectancy: 65 years after it doubles every five years. A diagnosis of dementia means a dysfunction of the brain with a gradual loss of knowledge and skills – and one in six people over 80 years old , in every third person over 85, in every second after… Read More »

Cancer Cure: Replacing Chemotherapy 

IT HAS RECENTLY BECOME KNOWN THAT NOBEL PRIZE was awarded to two scientists who made the discovery, which has led to a revolution in the treatment of cancer. The development of new types of therapy takes decades, and complex terminology is not always understood by the general public – and the question is in the air whether an effective… Read More »