A scientist from the University of Lodz researches compounds that inhibit the proliferation of protozoa in the body of people suffering from toxoplasmosis and at the same time are not as toxic to humans as currently used drugs. Research conducted in cooperation with the Medical University of Lublin is financed by the National Science Centre.
Mushrooms are called forest meat due to the large amount of protein they contain. They contain many vitamins and minerals: potassium, phosphorus, calcium, sodium and iron. It is best to consume them soon after picking, because that is when they have the highest nutritional value, experts from WULS-SGGW advise.
Children have problems not only with proper articulation, but also with communication, speech therapists alert. This is related to civilization changes. Irregularities in speech development are also influenced by a change in the way of feeding children, developmental defects and bilingualism.
In places with the highest smog levels, the risk of allergies, asthma and respiratory diseases in children is increased, according to an epidemiological study, the results of which were presented at a conference organized by the Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw University of Technology and ARC.
Women`s football players have up to three times greater changes in the neck and pelvic asymmetry than women who do not play. They usually kick the ball with their right foot, their muscles do not work symmetrically, one side of the body is more heavily loaded, the fasciae also stretch unevenly, show studies with the participation of women`s extra league.
Tumours use ABC proteins to remove cancer drugs from cells. Dr. Agnieszka Robaszkiewicz plans to prevent them from doing that. Her team from the University of Lodz intends to improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy and restore the possibility of treating cancer patients who have developed drug resistance.