Koxaqui virus: what did tourists get sick in Turkey?
In early August, media and social networks reported on Coca-Cola virus that circulates in Turkey and about Ukrainian tourists who became infected. In order to understand how dangerous it is,…

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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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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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Hypertensive crisis: first aid and prevention of pressure increase

A sudden sharp increase in blood pressure is called a hypertensive crisis. People with high blood pressure (chronic hypertension or arterial hypertension) control their blood pressure with tonometers and take special medications. However, in the heat, the frequency of hypertensive crises increases, if not watch, besides such an attack of a sharp increase in pressure can occur not only in hypertensive patients. Continue reading

Mite encephalitis: How to protect yourself from illness?

Mite encephalitis is an infectious viral disease that affects mainly the central nervous system of a person and is transmitted through bites of ticks. This virus is sensitive to environmental factors and dies in boiling water, at the heat treatment, under the influence of household disinfectants. In the spring, when ticks become most active, and their bites are quite frequent, the risk of infection with tick-borne encephalitis increases significantly. So you have to be very careful while staying in nature. Continue reading

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…

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Should I treat allergic rhinitis?
Allergies and rhinitis caused by various allergens are often not perceived as a serious problem. Unfortunately, many people still believe that special treatment in this situation is not required. In…

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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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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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