Influenza is on the verge: should it be vaccinated?
And this season is no exception. According to forecasts, we will soon come to the new strain of the flu - H3N2, which is also called Hong Kong (named after…

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What diseases can cause infectious arthritis
Infectious arthritis is a severe illness characterized by joint damage, manifested in severe pain syndrome, edema, fever. In this case, multiple lesions are often affected by several joints. Infectious arthritis…

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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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Bronchial asthma: modern methods of treatment and diagnosis

More than 300 million people in the world suffer from bronchial asthma, a disease of immune-allergic origin (according to WHO data). In Ukraine, the problem is no less acute: the statistics of the Association of Allergologists of Ukraine suggests that more than 3 million people in the country have asthma: the incidence among children increases annually by 2%. In order to successfully treat bronchial asthma, it is important to diagnose the disease in a timely manner and select the appropriate treatment in each individual case. Continue reading

Influenza and ARI: prevention, treatment of complications

ARIs are among the most common infectious diseases. A serious problem is the fact that many of us abandon specific (vaccination) and non-specific prevention of influenza and acute respiratory infections. And when it’s ill, it transmits the disease “on the legs”, which leads to the development of serious complications. Continue reading

Diagnosis of diseases of the digestive system: when appoint an endoscopy

The most accurate method for diagnosing diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, on the basis of which the doctor can prescribe effective therapy, is endoscopy (gastroscopy). With the help of a specialist the doctor can examine the esophagus, stomach, 12-rectum and find a problem. Many patients over the years suffer from pain in the stomach, suspected of peptic ulcer disease and other ailments, but pass gastroscopy to refuse. Continue reading

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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Pneumonia: how not to miss pneumonia
In patients with pneumonia, the “classic” history of the disease: caught a cold, was treated, began to get better, but ... The temperature returned, the cough, shortness of breath appeared.…

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Ultrasound examination of pregnant women: why, at what time and for what?
Ultrasound for the future mother is not only an opportunity to “get acquainted” with your baby before his birth and to know the sex of the child. Ultrasound examination is…

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Pigment spots on the skin: how to get rid of them?
With such a long-awaited spring sun, freckles and age spots also appear. In most cases, the pigmentation of the skin in the spring is caused by exposure to ultraviolet rays.…

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