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Atherothrombosis — must act

Most people are aware of the consequences of heart attack and stroke. Many people know that this peripheral vascular disease of the lower extremities. But very few people are aware that among these diseases have a lot in common: they are based on atherothrombosis.

What is atherothrombosis?

Atherothrombosis — a progressive disease that starts withatherosclerosis. In atherosclerosis deposits form of fat, connective tissue and minerals that cause increasing thickening of the walls of the arteries. The most catastrophic consequences resulting rupture of atherosclerotic plaques, which is accompanied by activation Platelet and the formation of a blood clot (thrombus).

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In the U.S., a new anti-ship missiles

The company «Raytheon» considering upgrading missiles «Tomahawk» to the creation of the modern anti-ship missile (ASM), said the South American weekly magazine «Aviation Week and Space Technology.» Currently, the U.S. Navy otsenivyut need for competition to create ASM, which will be needed in the not to distant future, as a response to the creation of the Chinese DF-21 anti-ship missiles as a deterrent and the PLA Navy in the Pacific. But the Navy reviewed the level of ship missile threat from China urged U.S. lawmakers to examine more carefully the need to develop such weapons lately and the amount of

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Excessive use of vitamins increases the risk of cancer?

The study, which held a Last year scientists from the Institute of Washington, showed that chronic administration of vitamin E for 10 years nekordinalno increased the risk of lung cancer in smokers. Research Institute of the South American State cancers assured that those men who saw more than one dose a day multyvitaminav had almost a third of the greater risk of prostate cancer get sick.In the end, today’s study, the results of which were placed in the publication of the American Association of honey showed that acceptance antyaksydantav increased mortality risk by 16 percent.This latest study has caused a

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U.S. threatens sea-level rise

U.S. threatens rising sea levels Danger Zone

The lives of 5 million Americans are living at a height of a few meters above sea level, is really threatened by the consequences of global warming. Basically, it refers to coastal populations from Maine to the Gulf of Mexico and the west coast, where the water levels in the ocean of the risk of flooding has doubled.

Only one South Florida is under attack taxable property value of 30 billion U.S. dollars. In California, because of the changing climate in the next two decades will be exposed to the danger of flooding

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Flood risk for England to quadruple

July 19. By 2035, the risk of flooding in England will be meeting throughout the country, will increase by four times. This conclusion was a special state commission to analyze the rainfall data, particularly in view of the situation in June 2012.

Preventive measures to strengthen buildings, improved planning of new housing and the preparation of the population must be taken immediately, according to representatives of the authorities and meteospetsialisty. Provision is also special subsidies from the state budget for the costs associated with the planned protective measures, so you do not have to pay for the damage element of

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10 countries most vulnerable to climate change

10 countries most vulnerable to climate change, weather and climate

British research company "Meplkroft" published index of vulnerability to climate change, which has identified 10 countries most at risk of climate change.

Almost all of these countries are developing, and 2/3 of them are in Africa. Reduction in the degree of country risk can be arranged as follows: Haiti, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone, Madagascar, Cambodia, Mozambique, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, the Philippines. In many of these countries have high population growth, with the majority living in poverty. The Company believes that Europe, the U.S., China any less susceptible to

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In the womb found a two-headed shark embryos

27.03.2013

Similar anomalies are rare because new case has received a separate scientific articles in the Journal of Fish Biology. Researchers from Michigan State University, explains that scientists are much more likely come across two-headed lizards and snakes, but it may not reflect the true picture.

"These animals, — says Michael Wagner, an assistant professor and one of the authors of the opening — often bred in captivity, so the appearance of anomalies easier to detect."

Sharks, unlike snakes and lizards, very rare breed in the eyes of man, and two-headed birds usually live very

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In the U.S., a new anti-ship missiles

The company «Raytheon» considering upgrading missiles «Tomahawk» to the creation of the modern anti-ship missile (ASM), said the South American weekly magazine «Aviation Week and Space Technology.» Currently, the U.S. Navy otsenivyut need for competition to create ASM, which will be needed in the near future, as a response to the creation of the Chinese DF-21 anti-ship missiles as a deterrent and the PLA Navy in the Pacific. But the Navy reviewed the level of ship missile threat from China urged U.S. lawmakers to examine more carefully the need to develop such weapons lately and the amount of money that

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Floods threaten UK

Floods threaten UK Facts

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of the United Kingdom has published a list of 700 risk factors, including the threat of flooding to 3.6 million people, water shortages, soil erosion and destruction of flora and fauna.

Flooding that of climate change, pose the greatest threat to UK residents. By mid-century life from 1.7 to 3.6 million people will be at risk. Financial aspect can cost from 2 to 10 billion pounds, with the increase mortality from heat, and in large areas will experience water scarcity.

In assessing the 100 most immediate risks were allocated

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Seismologists all countries unite!

Ross Stein (photo by James Brown / From J to B.)

June 20, 2013. In a dark room eight seismologists from Albania and the former Yugoslav republics listen attentively Ross Stein of the U.S. Geological Survey, which explains how the geological compression in some places the rock is moving upward along the fault, and in the other — the side. The suppressed until then energy can cause severe shock like the one in July 1963 killed more than a thousand residents of the Macedonian capital of Skopje. The scientists map the Balkans, bristling with pointers to possible earthquake

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