Defibrillation: a 10-minute chance to save lives
Defibrillation is the process by which ventricular fibrillation is removed. Fibrillation or ventricular fibrillation is a pathological condition when there are no effective contractions of the heart. This condition cannot…

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Tuberculosis: why everyone has a risk of getting sick
Tuberculosis has long ceased to be a disease of disadvantaged people - the homeless or drug addicts. Ukraine has declared an epidemic of tuberculosis since 1995, and to this day…

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A skin rash: how to “identify” scabies
There is a popular belief that only dysfunctional people get sick with scabies. However, this skin disease is highly contagious - that is very contagious. And there is no guarantee…

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Is leptospirosis a disease of fishermen and divers?

Ignoring the ban on swimming in some waters, you can get serious diseases. One of these infectious diseases – leptospirosis, it is not in vain that the illness is popularly called the illness of fishermen and divers. At the height of the swimming season, this topic is very relevant. However, leptospirosis can be infected not only by the field of diving or fishing in dirty waters. Continue reading

A skin rash: how to “identify” scabies

There is a popular belief that only dysfunctional people get sick with scabies. However, this skin disease is highly contagious – that is very contagious. And there is no guarantee that you will not touch the seats on the bus or the subway, which the homeless man touched to the patient with scabies and left itch on them. Scabies spread very quickly, in poor stages it is difficult to treat. Therefore, any skin rash is a reason to contact a dermatologist and not risk your health and the health of others. Continue reading

Lime infection: why is it dangerous to treat the skin yourself?

Sore spots on the skin or scaly bubbles may be deprived. This skin disease can be of several types, but today let’s talk about the infectious nature of lichen. The source of infection can be not only a sick person, but also an animal, the soil on which the causative agents of the disease have fallen. In summer, the risk of picking up the lichen increases, so it is important to know the “enemy by sight”.
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Tuberculosis is not only a disease of the poor: who risk getting sick
Tuberculosis has been known to mankind since the Stone Age, but even modern society is not immune from this ailment. Today, March 24, World Tuberculosis Day: in Ukraine, the disease…

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Tuberculosis is not only a disease of the poor: who risk getting sick
Tuberculosis has been known to mankind since the Stone Age, but even modern society is not immune from this ailment. Today, March 24, World Tuberculosis Day: in Ukraine, the disease…

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Is leptospirosis a disease of fishermen and divers?
Ignoring the ban on swimming in some waters, you can get serious diseases. One of these infectious diseases - leptospirosis, it is not in vain that the illness is popularly…

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Heart valve failure: how to suspect pathology?
Headaches, fatigue for no apparent reason may indicate heart disease. One of such often diagnosed pathologies of the heart is prolapse, in other words, insufficiency of the mitral valve, which…

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