Why do our joints creak
The condition when the mobility of the joints is limited: they bend with difficulty and pain, is called contracture. This violation is characteristic of many ailments. What if this happened?…

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Senile ailments attack young
More and more so-called diseases of aging humanity today are found in young patients. Almost in first place in terms of “rejuvenation rates” are osteochondrosis of the spine, cholelithiasis, varicose…

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Diagnostics in the regions: figures, facts and money
Recently, in Moscow, the IMEDA Association held a meeting on the topic "Modern diagnostics and (un) health of Russians." The event was timed to coincide with the release of the…

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Why is cancer getting younger?

In early February, World Cancer Day is celebrated annually. Is it possible to protect oneself from this terrible disease, which categories of citizens are at risk, why the number of cancer patients is growing every year, and the disease is getting younger – Moscow oncologist R. Vostretsov answered these and many other questions from a Medpulse correspondent.

– What are the statistics of oncological diseases for 2012 and 2013? How much has the number of cancer patients increased and patients with damage to which organs most often go to medical facilities?

– Over the past six years, the incidence in Moscow has increased by 10%, in 2013, 38 thousand Muscovites first discovered a malignant tumor. In Moscow, breast cancer comes first, colon and small intestine cancer comes second, then skin cancer, lung cancer, etc. Indeed, lung cancer, when I first became an oncologist, came first, now it has gone down. Continue reading

Fibromyalgia, or where does this pain come from? ..
Fibromyalgia, or Where did this pain come from? ... 9044.jpeg The main symptom of fibromyalgia is spilled muscle pain that lasts more than three months. Experts put forward several theories…

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What is good for the heart, good for the liver
Scientists have long traced a direct relationship between cardiovascular disease and liver dysfunction. It is the liver that is responsible for the exchange of cholesterol, which affects the state of…

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Why do you still need to go to the doctors?
Diseases that cause us discomfort at the age of sixty actually begin around the age of forty. Closer to this age it is worth making a rule to regularly visit…

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What causes the wrong ECG result?
An electrocardiogram, or ECG, is a simple test that doctors use to measure the electrical activity of the heart. This helps them identify underlying heart diseases. Sometimes non-standard ECG results…

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