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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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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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

Koksaki virus or hand-foot-mouth syndrome: not as scary as it sounds
Extremely summer, and not in the mountains and autumn. It is precisely this transitional period that is very favorable for the propagation of all kinds of viruses. If you notice…

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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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PAP test: why is cervical cytology prescribed?
An informative method for diagnosing latent chronic diseases of the cervix uteri is the PAP test (cervical cytology). This laboratory test is widely used by gynecologists, because it helps to…

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What Is Meningococcal Infection? Why is she so dangerous?
Meningococcal disease is potentially fatal, the illness that it provokes is considered in medicine as an emergency. For example, it causes the bacterial form of meningitis, as well as a…

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