Secret alcoholic: find and neutralize
There is no such thing as “hidden” or “secret” alcoholism in medicine. But increasingly, psychologists and ordinary people use it in relation to people who abuse alcohol and, for various…

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Cancer in women: the most painful problem - diagnosis
Recently, a round table was held in St. Petersburg, which was devoted to the problem of oncological diseases of the female reproductive system. Its organizers were the Association of Oncologists…

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Nine Curious Facts About Diabetes
It would seem that only today is not known to patients about diabetes - one of the most common diseases of our time? Mainly due to the efforts of the…

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damaged brain.

When the janitor enzyme doesn’t work

Hunter syndrome, or why an enzyme
Hunter Syndrome (Gunther) is a rare, life-threatening genetic disease resulting from a deficiency of enzymes that control the removal of toxins. This leads to the accumulation of protein-carbohydrate complexes and fats in the cells, i.e. accumulated toxins slowly poison the body. Gradually, the child’s bones become deformed and internal organs become inflamed. He is degrading and dying.

The medical name for this disease is mucopolysaccharidosis type II (mucopolysaccharidosis type II) or MPS II.

What is gargoyleism

Hunter syndrome is a hereditary disease, the type of inheritance is X-linked recessive (i.e., lesion occurs only in boys). The first signs of the disease appear in 2 to 4 years. Prior to this, expressed clinical manifestations were not observed, with the exception of noisy breathing in infants due to obstruction of the upper respiratory tract, repeated rhinitis, inguinal and umbilical hernias. Continue reading

How much does prostate cancer cost?

The costs of treating cancer usually exceed insurance coverage … So: the economic burden of prostate cancer alone in Russia amounted to 3.7 billion rubles a year. These and other important data were the result of a study conducted by the Research Institute of Clinical and Economic Expertise and Pharmaceutical Economics of the Russian National Research Medical University named after Pirogov.

Prostate cancer (PCa) is one of the most commonly diagnosed oncological diseases in the male population of Russia. Over the past ten years, there has been an increase in the incidence and mortality rates from this disease. So, prostate cancer ranks third (11% of the total) in the structure of the primary incidence of malignant neoplasms. In the period from 2000 to 2010. a high rate of increase in the incidence of prostate cancer was noted – an average of 9.83% per year. According to 2010 data, there is a continuation of the growth trend in mortality rates from prostate cancer – compared with 2009, mortality from prostate cancer increased by 2.1%. Continue reading

Who has an extra chord in his heart

Do not be alarmed! Everyone should have a chord in their hearts. The only question is its quality. A normal chord in the heart is a fibrous tissue resembling a muscle that connects the opposite walls of the left ventricle of the heart. The extra chord in the heart is an anomaly in the structure of the human body: it has atypical attachment to the walls of the ventricle.

Until now, experts have been arguing about how much harm it does to human health. Many of them claim that it does not perform any functions in the human body and, accordingly, does not require any treatment. However, it is recommended that you visit a cardiologist regularly. After all, in any case, it creates a heart murmur that may interfere with hearing other heart complications.

What are the chords and why are they formed?

Chords can be different in their location. They are divided into several types. Continue reading

Who has an extra chord in his heart
Do not be alarmed! Everyone should have a chord in their hearts. The only question is its quality. A normal chord in the heart is a fibrous tissue resembling a…

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How to solve problems
It’s somehow not customary to talk about colon problems in our country. This is not your heart, and not even your teeth. Here you can openly talk and sympathize, and…

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How is Kalman syndrome diagnosed, or delayed puberty
Kalman syndrome (KS) is a rare genetic disease in humans. It is determined by the delay, the absence of signs of puberty in combination with the absence or violation of…

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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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