World’s first OSU scientists suggested to create antibacterial drugs from medicinal plants against the chemical communication between organisms.
The project of Anna Tolmacheva “Resource potential of medicinal plants of the Orenburg region as the source of a new class of compounds — inhibitors of the system, the quorum-sensing bacteria” was supported at the regional level. As the scientist explains, bacterial cells exist in the community like myself and use a complex system of intercellular chemical communication – Quorum sensing (QS) — to better adapt to changing environmental conditions.
QS controls a variety of important processes of vital activity of microorganisms, including such important for Biomedicine, such as the development of factors of virulence (ability to infect) antibiotic resistance and formation of biofilms (microorganisms attached to each other on any surface).
— A group of young scientists experimentally investigated medicinal plants of the Orenburg region as the source of a new class of compounds that suppress the course of physiological and physicochemical processes of bacteria, — says Anna . Were selected 20 medicinal plants that grow in the Orenburg region and used in traditional folk medicine of gleichenia and prevention of infectious diseases: yarrow, bearberry, birch, succession, marigold, celandine, Continue reading
Vitiligo or piebald skin, “a disease of old spots” – a violation of pigmentation in human skin. In the literature this disease is denoted by the terms lampetia or PES.
The disease is characterized by the disappearance of the pigment melanin in certain areas of the human skin. This disease may occur as in men and women. Unfortunately, the mechanism of development has not been explored yet, and as a result the treatment of the disease difficult. Failed to examine the nature of the disease – there is no standard method of treatment. We know one thing that it is not communicable by contact from person to person.
Scientists have identified two types of vitiligo.
Type A. White spots appear on the face, back of hands, armpits and in the genital area. A distinctive feature of this type is the loss of pigmentation in the area of the nostrils, mouth, eyes, nipples, navel and anus. The size of the spots can reach up to 5 cm And the spots have clear boundaries in red.
Type B. This disease most often affects babies and children. Most often the disease manifests itself in one place. For example, can be affected one limb. The disease often is progressive in nature. If you find yourself or on the child’s body white spots – consult your doctor.It may be vitiligo, lichen. incomplete albinism or lupus erythematosus. Only an experienced dermatologist can make an accurate diagnosis. Continue reading
The desire to look good, have beautiful smooth supple skin, slim figure, shiny hair is perfectly understandable. Beauty, grooming, attractiveness, confidence, spiritual harmony, irresistible – that’s something to aspire to every modern woman. Hopefully, all this was not only in his youth. It would seem, what could be easier – modern cosmetics are designed to help us maintain the beauty and health, but the secret of this attractiveness is not in them. The main thing is constant, regular and careful maintenance and, of course, positive emotions and positive attitude to life. In this case, even the most simple beauty recipes will help you for many years to have a flourishing appearance.
Actually those women who really want to preserve youth and beauty, you should not rely only on a magic wonder drug. To be beautiful is a long job that requires not only material costs, but also patience and some effort. Careful selection of cosmetics, of course, very important. But also pay attention to the traditional recipes of beauty. Many of them no less and sometimes more effective than modern synthetic drugs, and certainly much safer their chemical counterparts. Ancient beauty recipes are a source of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients necessary for our skin. So, in fact, not to seek affordable ways to care for your face and body? For a start, at least, to try some classic Continue reading