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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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…

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Mite encephalitis: How to protect yourself from illness?
Mite encephalitis is an infectious viral disease that affects mainly the central nervous system of a person and is transmitted through bites of ticks. This virus is sensitive to environmental…

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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

Measles: Symptoms and Prevention
What is measles, what are the symptoms of the disease? Measles is an infectious disease that is caused by the entry of an RNA virus from a genus of morbilliviruses.…

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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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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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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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