Human cells used to determine carcinogenicity of substances.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a new screening method that is faster, easier and more accurate than existing tests, can determine if a particular…

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Color blindness - types, interesting facts and a diagnostic test with pictures
Color blindness is a violation of the color perception of vision. Simply put, color blind is a person who does not distinguish between certain colors or shades. According to statistics,…

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Biologists have studied the way death of cells with damaged DNA
Employees of the Faculty of Fundamental Medicine of Moscow State University named after MV Lomonosov investigated the effect of genotoxic stress on the stability of the genome, as well as…

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Nutritional botulism: causes and symptoms

Botulism is a serious toxic and infectious disease, which, it would seem, remained in the distant nineties, when we ourselves made stewed meat or received canned goods overdue on cards … However, no! From time to time, people come across botulism, so this article will be useful to everyone.

Key Facts About the Disease
Clostridium botulinum – this is the name of a bacterium that, under conditions of low oxygen content, produces dangerous toxins (the very same botulinum toxins).
Botulinum toxins are among the most powerful poisons known to date.
Botulinum toxins block nerve impulses and can lead to respiratory and muscle paralysis.
Human botulism can be attributed to food botulism, childhood botulism, wound botulism and botulism as a result of inhalation of spores or other types of intoxication. Continue reading

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