Pregnancy after 40: pros and cons
Modern medicine has leaped forward: late pregnancy and childbirth have ceased to be so risky. The progressive development of society, modern methods of diagnosis and safe obstetric care give a…

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Antivirals: Pros and Cons
The flu, and its constantly mutated species, became the “plague” of our century. According to statistics, the threshold of morbidity does not exceed the epidemiological rate, but every year a…

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How to recognize kidney problems
What can kidneys suffer from? It is the kidneys that are responsible for the release of many harmful substances from our body, therefore their normal functioning is so important. However,…

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Poor blood clotting: who faces hemophilia
The causes of blood clotting disorders are numerous, including hereditary diseases. One such serious disease is hemophilia (from the Latin heme - blood, philosophy - to love). Women are carriers…

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Monthly Archives: February 2019

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From bruise to scratch: the danger of light summer injuries

More than 30% of summer injuries that people turn to in emergency facilities are minor injuries. But how many cuts, scratches, bruises remain that the doctors do not “take into account” because of the non-treatment of the injured for medical help. In fact, “harmless” bruises or bruises can in a few years result in serious diseases of the joints or other internal organs. Therefore, it is better to avoid injuries, but if you did not manage to guard yourself, you should be able to render first aid correctly. Continue reading

Causes of summer sore throat: how to treat a sore throat

Summer sore throat – the disease is quite common. Hypothermia, cold drinks and ice cream, long stay under the air conditioner are factors contributing to the development of the disease. Angina or acute tonsillitis (the medical term for this ailment) is called an inflammatory process in the tonsils caused by an infection. In most cases, acute tonsillitis is caused by staphylococci and streptococci. But from where the microbes are taken there, let’s understand.
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Summer skin diseases: how to avoid allergies or acne?

In the hot season there are many problems with the skin. Excess moisture and heat causes prickly heat, insect bites cause an allergic reaction, and excessive sun exposure causes fungal skin diseases. The minimum of clothing, visiting the beaches, contacts with various surfaces, on which many organisms accumulate in the heat, predispose to various skin problems. To avoid summer skin diseases, it is important, as they say, “to know the enemy by sight”.
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Hyperopia: How to avoid age-related eye problems
Reducing the sharpness of view when viewing close objects - the first signs of farsightedness. Age farsightedness or presbyopia develops in most cases with age, when the eye lens loses…

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When the throat is constantly hurt: what should be known about chronic pharyngitis?
Chronic pharyngitis is a rather common disease that can significantly damage the quality of human life. We are talking about inflammation of the pharynx and tissues around it, which are…

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