What does daylight do to our Brain

What does daylight do to our Brain

Scientists have uncovered the mystery of what exactly daylight does to our brain. It is well known that changing the amount of daylight we receive can trigger seasonal affective disorder. A study in mice found that neurons residing in the suprachiasmatic nucleus coordinated with each other depending on the length of the daylight. Changes were…

methane poisoning

Methane Poisoning

Methane poisoning is a pathology that occurs when the victim stays for a long time in an area with a gas concentration of more than 7 thousand mg / m3. Clinical manifestations include dizziness, a feeling of lack of air, a sharp headache, tachycardia, discoordination. Daily inhalation of a small volume of hydrocarbon leads to…

caffeine overdose

Caffeine Overdose

Caffeine overdose is an acute pathology that occurs when taking an excessive amount of caffeinated products, medications. Manifests by excitation of the nervous system, tachycardia, elevation of blood pressure, dizziness, vomiting. Then there is inhibition of the central nervous system, arrhythmia, collapse, which can lead to the death of the patient. Diagnosis is carried out taking…

clonidine poisoning

Clonidine Poisoning

Clonidine poisoning is an acute pathological condition that occurs when the drug is taken at a dose exceeding 0.3 mg (2 tablets) or consumed more than 2.4 mg throughout the day. The main manifestations include bradycardia, hypotension, depression of consciousness, vomiting, weakness, pupil constriction, pallor of the skin, hypothermia, coma. It is diagnosed on the…

ricin poisoning

Ricin Poisoning

Ricin poisoning is an acute condition that is caused by the toxic effect of the ricin protein on the body. Pathology occurs when the seeds of the plant are consumed, or when the poison enters the lungs by inhalation. The victim has severe abdominal pain, dyspeptic disorders, convulsive syndrome and impaired consciousness. The symptoms are…

cadmium poisoning

Cadmium Poisoning

Cadmium poisoning is a combination of toxic effects that develop in response to the accumulation of high concentrations of metal in the body. Symptoms depend on the way cadmium enters the body. When inhaling toxic fumes, shortness of breath, cough, cyanosis, pulmonary edema develops. When penetrating through the gastrointestinal tract, diarrhea and vomiting occur. Chronic…

iodine poisoning

Iodine Poisoning

Iodine poisoning is an acute or chronic intoxication provoked by the ingestion of an excessive amount of this substance. The main clinical manifestations include hypersalivation, burning and metallic taste in the mouth, swelling of the respiratory tract and lungs, impaired kidney function. Chronic lesions are characterized by hyperthyroidism. Pathology is diagnosed on the basis of…