Diphtheria: what should be known about the disease that Dr. Komarovsky predicts in Ukraine?
Currently, the largest outbreak of measles outbreaks in Ukraine has been recorded in recent years. In this regard, the well-known pediatrician Yevgeny Komarovsky, on January 16, 2018, published an official…

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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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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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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

A skin rash: how to “identify” scabies

There is a popular belief that only dysfunctional people get sick with scabies. However, this skin disease is highly contagious – that is very contagious. And there is no guarantee that you will not touch the seats on the bus or the subway, which the homeless man touched to the patient with scabies and left itch on them. Scabies spread very quickly, in poor stages it is difficult to treat. Therefore, any skin rash is a reason to contact a dermatologist and not risk your health and the health of others. Continue reading

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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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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Bronchial asthma: modern methods of treatment and diagnosis
More than 300 million people in the world suffer from bronchial asthma, a disease of immune-allergic origin (according to WHO data). In Ukraine, the problem is no less acute: the…

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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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