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Here are some of the latest and most important news that deal with our health and with medicine in general.Surgeons who spend a lot of time in their ORs like to relax during their surgeries, and they usually do that by playing some music. However, according to a recent study, this music could in fact be hindering them from doing a good job, rather than relaxing them. It was shown that the music could be off-putting.

Researchers from the Government of the United Kingdom have come to the conclusion that everyone who lives in a country sun-300x194that does not seem to get enough sunlight throughout the year, should start taking vitamin D supplements. They suggest that pregnant women, children under the age of 5 an older people, over the age of 65 should especially take it. Also, they have mentioned that the risks of getting too much vitamin D in your system if extremely low, so there is no worry that you might overdo it.

luminol_after_1Researchers have recently discovered that a very unusual thing could help us fight malaria – a luminal spray. You might not know what that is when you hear its name, but you definitely will once we tell you what it is used for – cops and forensics use it to spray the crime scene in order to see all the specs of blood that are invisible to ne naked eye. In was shown that this spray contains luminal, as the very name of it suggests, but this luminal could be used to trigger amino acids that could be used for fight against malaria parasites that can be found in blood of the malaria patients. So, luminal could help us fight the malaria parasites in our blood, and we know that thanks to Paul Sigala, who conducted this research.

It appears that the new Ebola vaccine, called the VSV-EBOV has proven to be quite effective, and that it might put an end to the Ebola scare, which was rather huge a couple of months ago, when the outbreak of this disease occurred in Western Africa. Now that the protection against this disease is at 100% due to this new vaccine, a lot of people will sleep much better tonight.


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Recently, it was announced that a big discovery was made when it comes to the early detection of the prostate cancer in patients. Earlier, the only way to discover this type of cancer was when it got to a more advanced stage, and even after it was discovered, the most the patient could live was another five years. However, the doctors have now discovered a way to find out if a patient has a prostate cancer via a simple urine test. It was proven that only people with this cancer have a signature protein in their urine, and thanks to that, doctors could detect this illness with their patients a lot earlier, and the patients could lead much longer lives than they ever could in the past.