WHO authorized to declare: fever spreading rapidly
According to WHO Director-General Margaret Chen, the spread of fever is faster than efforts to combat it. Chen described the outbreak as "the largest in history." The director also noted…

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What we do not know about hepatitis
It would seem that we already know enough about this scourge - hepatitis. And whoever is warned is armed. But it turns out that we know far from everything. Hepatologist,…

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What causes cancer: myths and reality
What causes cancer: myths and reality. 8839.jpeg Over the past few decades, the culprits of cancer have been prescribed a variety of things: bras, and mouthwash, and a number of…

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Year 2013: is tuberculosis curable?

Can tuberculosis be cured in the second decade of the 21st century? What is the most common infection today? Is the prevalence of this disease increasing or decreasing? These and other questions for MedPulse are answered by TB doctor Leonid Potapov

– How is a modern Russian most often infected with tuberculosis?

– In the vast majority of cases, tuberculosis infection occurs in childhood. That is why already in the maternity hospital, on the 4-7th day after birth, infants are vaccinated against this disease. It is believed that they provide protection against tuberculosis for about seven years, so re-vaccinations are given to children at 6-7, and then at 14-15 years old. Continue reading

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…

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Professor Igor Reshetov: "Head and neck cancer is a human drama associated with facial loss" ...
Annually, about 600 thousand patients are diagnosed with head and neck cancer in the world, more than half of the cases are fatal. In Russia, more than 15 thousand people…

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What is making noise in our ears?
“Ever since I retired and spent most of my time at home, in silence, I had a ringing in my ears. No matter which doctors I went to or what…

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Appendicitis: is surgery always necessary?
The word "appendicitis" we hear quite often. In childhood, parents and teachers tell us about him, doctors check us for his presence or absence. And at times, one of the…

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