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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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.…

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Summer without hepatitis A: jaundice prevention
Jaundice (Botkin's disease) or hepatitis A is a seasonal disease. It is in the summer and early autumn that infectious disease specialists notice an outbreak of jaundice. Hepatitis has several…

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liver and pancreas

Who are Giardia: how to prevent infection

If practically every one of us knows about helminths (worms), then such parasites as Giardia are less known. Giardia are unicellular simple organisms that, when released into the human body, parasitize it. Most often Giardia parasitize in the small intestine, less often – in the duodenum, liver and gall bladder. In the summer, the issue of infection with various parasites is very topical: therefore, it will not be superfluous to know the manifestation of giardiasis (Giardia infection) and disease prevention measures. Continue reading

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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How to strengthen the immune system and why do we need immunity
March 1 is not only the beginning of spring, but also World Immunity Day. This day was chosen by the world community not by chance: after all, with the onset…

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Measles: Symptoms and Prevention
What is measles, what are the symptoms of the disease? Measles is an infectious disease that is caused by the entry of an RNA virus from a genus of morbilliviruses.…

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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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