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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How to deal with dry skin in winter: advice from dermatologists
In winter, our skin becomes dry and requires increased attention. Frost, low air temperature, humidity, lack of vitamins, etc. affect any type of skin. People with dry and sensitive skin…

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Prevent adolescent alcoholism
Sad, but on average teenagers begin to use alcohol in 14-15 years. Medical statistics says that girls and girls are starting to play alcohol, and boys are about the same.…

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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

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 the first flash in 2014). In addition, one might expect the arrival of H1N1 California and Brisbane. It is from these strains of influenza that this year’s vaccine has been developed. So is it necessary to split up? If so, when and how is it better? Continue reading

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 number of other extremely dangerous diseases.
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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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What is the difference between the flu and the acute respiratory viral infections? How do doctors advise against these diseases?
SARS and influenza are diseases that have a very similar nature of origin and treatment strategy. Then why exactly the flu and its epidemics say so much in society every…

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Food Poisoning: Symptoms and First Aid
Food poisoning is an acute condition that is usually accompanied by digestive disorders. Often, its cause is the introduction into the body of pathogenic microorganisms, along with low-quality or overdue…

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What is angina and how to treat it?
When we hear the word "treatment", we understand that we are talking about the illness of a person who needs help. It is possible to apply treatment when its cause…

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