Old Peru healers drilled holes in the cranium for treatment UCSB bioarchaeologist research trepanation – – a practice of drilling holes in the cranium that goes back thousands of years Cranial surgery is tricky business, even under 21st-century conditions . However, evidence implies that healers in Peru practiced trepanation – a medical procedure which involves removing a section of the cranial vault using a hands drill or a scraping tool – more than 1,000 years ago to treat a number of ailments, from head injuries to heartsickness. Plus they did so without the benefit of the aforementioned medical developments http://vardenafilo.org/hombres-j%C3%B3venes-y-disfunci%C3%B3n-er%C3%A9ctil.html .
Anaphylatoxin C5a could be responsible for devastating ramifications of atherosclerosis For many years, doctors have viewed fitness levels, weight, and general health risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Now, they could soon put in a new risk element to the list: activation of the complement program. The complement system is normally implicated in immune responses, but right now there’s a job for it in cardiovascular disease. In a new research report showing up in the January 2011 print problem of the FASEB Journal ( scientists from European countries and the United States present that anaphylatoxin C5a, a proteins released when complement is activated, contributes to atherosclerotic disease.