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 the vascular system. The map of risk factors for atherosclerosis almost completely overlaps with the risks of liver diseases, which indicates the relationship of these pathologies.
“Atherosclerosis and liver disease” was the name of the interactive discussion that took place as part of the Eighteenth Russian Gastroenterological Week in Moscow.
According to statistics, annually about 1 million people in the world die from cardiovascular diseases. This is about 4 times more than from accidents and oncology. In Russia, as in the whole world, circulatory system diseases dominate. The most common cause of death is coronary heart disease resulting from atherosclerosis. Its share in the mortality structure in Europe is 21%, which is equal to the number of cancer deaths. Continue reading
Wet or dry? A pulmonologist will help in choosing the protection of the bronchi. 9796.jpeg
There are several types of bronchitis. And they need to be treated in different ways. First, determine which cough annoys you, and, guided by the advice of Leonid Muskorenko, select the necessary procedures and drugs. In half the cases, bronchitis is the result of a “simple” runny nose. We have exactly one day in stock to cope with the causative agents of infection.
How to treat dry cough with folk remedies
Rinse your nose with sea water, use vasoconstrictor drops, apply herbal medicine. Otherwise, the infection will go down and a dry cough will appear. Missed the moment and coughed – we need more serious therapy. Continue reading
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 Association’s Statistical Report, which included data on the equipment and performance of diagnostic services in the regions of the Russian Federation. The figures, facts and finances were analyzed. And that’s what happened.
The IMEDA report combines the official statistics of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation on resource provision and equipment of regional diagnostic services over the past 5 years (2009 – 2013); the authors analyzed these figures for how fast and how efficiently the diagnostic service is developing in the country; whether the installation of modern equipment is the only important factor in improving the quality of services; what place does Russia occupy in world ratings of the effectiveness of diagnostic services. Continue reading