What is a cholera?
Today, the cholera epidemic is raging in Yemen, the world health system headed by the WHO pays much attention to this problem. This fact raises the question of what cholera…

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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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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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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

Rubella: for whom a childhood illness can be dangerous?
Rubella is a viral infectious disease that occurs quite easily in childhood, but harder in adulthood. Rubella is especially dangerous during pregnancy, because it causes severe malformations in the fetus…

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Allergy to Antibiotics: Symptoms and Implications
At least once in a life almost every person is forced to use antibiotics, because only they effectively treat bacterial infections that are common in modern life. However, some people…

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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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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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