Live and inactivated vaccines: what is the difference, which one is better?
Vaccination is an important preventive measure for many serious diseases, it plays a key role in the issue of preserving the health of the nation. Therefore, you should understand what…

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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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chronic diseases

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 can be asymptomatic. A person can live for years and not suspect that one of the valves of his heart has a defect. This pathology is detected during examinations of the heart; it does not pose a threat to human health and life in most cases. Continue reading

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 stop at one moment, it is possible only with the help of electrical defibrillation.
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Is it necessary to treat herpes: the effect of infection on the human body

How dangerous is herpes, because most people consider it a normal fever on the lips. This infection is very common: 95% of adults and about 50% of children on Earth are infected with the herpes virus. “Settling” once in the human body, the herpes virus remains in it forever and it is impossible to completely get rid of it. But it is possible and necessary to treat the recurrence of the disease, because herpes not only spoils the quality of our life, but also negatively affects the entire body. Continue reading

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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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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Tuberculosis: why everyone has a risk of getting sick
Tuberculosis has long ceased to be a disease of disadvantaged people - the homeless or drug addicts. Ukraine has declared an epidemic of tuberculosis since 1995, and to this day…

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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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