Koxaqui virus: what did tourists get sick in Turkey?
In early August, media and social networks reported on Coca-Cola virus that circulates in Turkey and about Ukrainian tourists who became infected. In order to understand how dangerous it is,…

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Whooping cough: what is this disease and how to avoid it
Whooping cough is an infectious disease in which the upper respiratory tract becomes inflamed and there is a strong, long-lasting, paroxysmal cough. The disease is usually acute, it is extremely…

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How to deal with dry skin in winter: advice from dermatologists
In winter, our skin becomes dry and requires increased attention. Frost, low air temperature, humidity, lack of vitamins, etc. affect any type of skin. People with dry and sensitive skin…

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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 from your kid strange rashes on the pens, legs and face – it can be anything. But to worry about prematurely is not worth it. One of the probable causes is the Koksaki virus. Doctors assure that it will be on its own. 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

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 early stages, but in some cases even save lives! Some people are afraid of this procedure and are horrified when a doctor prescribes endoscopy of the stomach and intestines (or gastroduodenopia – endoscopy, which is essentially the same thing). Continue reading

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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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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What is the difference between the flu and the acute respiratory viral infections? How do doctors advise against these diseases?
SARS and influenza are diseases that have a very similar nature of origin and treatment strategy. Then why exactly the flu and its epidemics say so much in society every…

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Pigment spots on the skin: how to get rid of them?
With such a long-awaited spring sun, freckles and age spots also appear. In most cases, the pigmentation of the skin in the spring is caused by exposure to ultraviolet rays.…

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