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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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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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

Should I treat allergic rhinitis?
Allergies and rhinitis caused by various allergens are often not perceived as a serious problem. Unfortunately, many people still believe that special treatment in this situation is not required. In…

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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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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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Vaccination in private clinics: what is the advantage?
With the birth of a child, parents ask themselves a question: how to protect a baby from infections? After all, it is his parents who are responsible for the life,…

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