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Regular movement and exercising are an elixir of health

Regular movement and exercising are an elixir of health

27. Mar. 2017 • Lekárske vedy

Doc. MUDr. Barbara Ukropcová, PhD. is respected doctor and scientist from the Institute of Experimental Endocrinology BMC of the Slovak Academy of Sciences. She is focusing on the research of systemic and molecular mechanisms of the effects of physical in(activity) on health, as well as the role of exercise in the prevention and treatment of chronic metabolic, cardiovascular, oncological and Read more

The surface area of a pair of lungs is equal to that of a tennis court

The surface area of a pair of lungs is equal to that of a tennis court

26. Jan. 2016 • Lekárske vedy

Would you ever have thought that the area of human lungs is equal to that of a tennis court? The lungs are a pair of spongy, air-filled organs located in the thorax. They are used for gas exchange between our blood and the air. To survive, our bodies need oxygen that we get from the air by breathing. Breathing also allows us to get rid the carbon dioxide that our blood contains and that is Read more

Slovak scientist of the year 2014 – Mgr. Lucia Kucerova, PhD.

Slovak scientist of the year 2014 – Mgr. Lucia Kucerova, PhD.

03. Dec. 2015 • Lekárske vedy

The Slovak scientist of the year 2014 award went out to Mgr. Lucia Kucerova, PhD. from the SAS Institute of experimental oncology for her results in research on the properties of cancer stem cells and cell therapy of aggressive metastatic human tumors. Mgr. Lucia Kucerova, PhD. is the leader of a group of scientists that focus on the study of the biology of tumor cells and the interactive Read more

Food molecules influence our taste

Food molecules influence our taste

20. Sep. 2015 • Lekárske vedy

It has been scientifically proven that we sense the taste of certain foods later than the taste of others, due to the different molecule sizes. Read more

How do we select a pharmacy?

How do we select a pharmacy?

28. Jun. 2015 • Lekárske vedy

A survey of the Pharmaceutical Faculty of the Comenius University in Bratislava and the University Science Park of the Comenius University, carried by a team composed of PharmDr. Daniela Mináriková, PhD., PharmDr. Ivona Malovecká, prof. RNDr. Viliam Foltán, CSc., from the Department of Organization and Management in Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy of the Comenius University and the University Read more

Does alcohol consumption lead to death?

Does alcohol consumption lead to death?

02. Jun. 2015 • Lekárske vedy

The results of a research screening at Comenius University (UK) in Bratislava have brought interesting findings. One sixth of premature deaths in Slovakia are related to alcohol use! The team of the Institute of Medicine & Law of the UK Jessenius Faculty of Medicine analyzed a 20 year old file containing information from dissections of 14 161 people who had died prematurely. What did the team Read more

Slovak woman of 2015 in category Science and Research became professor Čalkovská

Slovak woman of 2015 in category Science and Research became professor Čalkovská

27. May. 2015 • Lekárske vedy

On 24 May 2015, ceremonial evaluation of the Slovak woman of 2015 inquiry has taken place in the historic building of the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava. Slovak woman of 2015 in the category Science and Research became prof. Andrea Čalkovská, vice dean of the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine of the Comenius University in Martin. Prof. MUDr. Andrea Čalkovská, PhD., apart from the Jessenius Read more