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…

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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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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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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

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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How not to get sick with tetanus: we follow preventive measures
Tetanus is a very serious disease, known for a long time: even the ancient healers established the relationship between the injury and the incidence of tetanus. In autumn, when summer…

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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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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…

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