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,…

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From gastritis to anemia: what will help identify the endoscopy of the stomach
The most accurate and informative method for diagnosing diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is endoscopy. This procedure not only allows you to diagnose a number of diseases in the…

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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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Rabies: sources of infection, symptoms and prognosis

Rabies is a deadly disease that in almost 100% of cases is fatal (there are only a few cases of recovery from it and it has not been fully confirmed that the patient has had rabies). This is a viral infectious disease in which the human nervous system is severely affected.
How do you get rabies?
The rabies virus is found in the urine, saliva and tears of infected animals. Continue reading

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 it is said that there is no threat to our health, doctors cannot. Every year, on March 24, World Tuberculosis Day is held around the world. Doctors, volunteers and public organizations attract the attention of the population in order to raise awareness of how destructive tuberculosis is. Continue reading

Ultrasound examination of pregnant women: why, at what time and for what?

Ultrasound for the future mother is not only an opportunity to “get acquainted” with your baby before his birth and to know the sex of the child. Ultrasound examination is prescribed to pregnant women at different periods in order to diagnose the health of the baby and mother, so it is important to undergo an ultrasound scan on time, with a qualified specialist and with modern medical equipment. Continue reading

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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PAP test: why is cervical cytology prescribed?
An informative method for diagnosing latent chronic diseases of the cervix uteri is the PAP test (cervical cytology). This laboratory test is widely used by gynecologists, because it helps to…

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Diagnosis of diseases of the digestive system: when appoint an endoscopy
The most accurate method for diagnosing diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, on the basis of which the doctor can prescribe effective therapy, is endoscopy (gastroscopy). With the help of a…

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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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