How can hair talk about health problems?
Surely, each of us thinks that the condition and appearance of the hair directly depends on the way they are treated and a number of third-party factors. With a thorough…

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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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What are the temperature jumps talking about?
A slightly elevated temperature, which does not decrease at all, and from time to time jumps - how to relate to it? How to treat and whether to do it…

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Hurler syndrome

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

Why is cancer getting younger?
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How do we harm our immunity
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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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Cancer in women: the most painful problem - diagnosis
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