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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Stroke: now twenty years old ...
Why does a stroke occur? In addition to grief for relatives and friends of the deceased, a great loss for domestic sports, this tragedy makes us seriously think about the…

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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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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 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

How do we harm our immunity

Weakness in the whole body, fatigue, malaise, bad mood … So I want to drink something “strengthening” and “tonic.” But all these phenomena are far from always associated with a decrease in immunity. This can be a manifestation of depression, chronic infection, swelling, allergies, in which, for example, immunostimulants can simply do harm.

Determine your immunity
“It is time to save our immunology from enthusiasts,” said Rakhim Khaitov, chief allergologist and immunologist of Russia, academician of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. “be within the physiological norm. Even in the fall, everyone doesn’t need to boost their immunity. If the immune system works fine, don’t touch it.”

In order to find out whether you need to strengthen your immunity, there are simple criteria: Continue reading

Stroke: now twenty years old …

Why does a stroke occur?
In addition to grief for relatives and friends of the deceased, a great loss for domestic sports, this tragedy makes us seriously think about the socio-medical aspects of what happened. It’s not even that strokes are “younger” – and nowadays there are not only young men, but even elementary school students. And in the general, perhaps, for the whole world, people’s habit of ignoring the precursors of a beginning formidable pathology.

This was recently reported by scientists from the American Medical Center Ronald Reagan. That there’s a headache – three quarters of Americans who fell into the “lens” said they were inclined to postpone treatment to a medical institution. Continue reading

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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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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How to teach a lazy esophagus to work
Like a lump in the throat - it's about food. Why it suddenly becomes difficult to swallow, you have to keep a glass of water at the ready while eating…

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Why "grapes" grew in the nose
Doctors, speaking of polypous rhinosinusitis (the disease is so correctly called), always mention a bunch of grapes. Like, polyps in the nose are very similar to her in shape. However,…

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