What Is Meningococcal Infection? Why is she so dangerous?
Meningococcal disease is potentially fatal, the illness that it provokes is considered in medicine as an emergency. For example, it causes the bacterial form of meningitis, as well as a…

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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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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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Is leptospirosis a disease of fishermen and divers?

Ignoring the ban on swimming in some waters, you can get serious diseases. One of these infectious diseases – leptospirosis, it is not in vain that the illness is popularly called the illness of fishermen and divers. At the height of the swimming season, this topic is very relevant. However, leptospirosis can be infected not only by the field of diving or fishing in dirty waters. 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

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 preparations it is carried out. Depending on the type of vaccine introduced, specific, but quite normal, reactions of the body to it may occur. Do not be afraid of this, it is important to know more useful information about vaccinations, and then the fear will go away, and awareness and understanding will take its place. Continue reading

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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New method of dealing with allergies - molecular diagnosis
Allergic diseases are the third largest disease in Ukraine. The prognosis of physicians is such that by 2030, every third inhabitant of the country will experience allergic reactions. The main…

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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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