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Адолесцент (Latin adolescentis, adolescens – young) – an individual in pubertal (the puberty period: from 12-14 up to 17-18 years at boys and from 10-12 up to 15-16 years at girls) or youthful age. This term is preferential applied in psychiatry.

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The American scientists made experiments on mice and came to a conclusion that water-melon juice prevents development of atherosclerosis of vessels. One group of mice drank usual water, and the second – water-melon juice. As a result vessels of the second group were free from cholesteric plaques.