The concept of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis was first introduced in 1980. And today it is recognized as very relevant in gastroenterology, since its prevalence is from 14 to 18 percent of the total population. Pathology is more common in women (aged 41-60 years). It is noteworthy that there are no complaints from patients.
Among the many important issues of modern medicine, covered at the All-Russian Educational Internet-session for doctors, the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of non-alcoholic liver steatohepatitis (NASH) were discussed.
In particular, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis was the subject of an extensive report by Svetlana Dmitrievna Podymova, MD Professor, Department of Propaedeutics of Internal Diseases, Moscow State Medical University I.M.Sechenova. At present, NASH is considered an independent disease, which is characterized by an increase in the activity of liver enzymes in blood plasma and morphological changes in liver biopaths, that is, all those changes that are characteristic of patients with alcoholic steatohepatitis. The fundamental difference is that patients with NASH do not abuse alcohol. Continue reading
Women are initially more prone to headaches. They are 3-4 times more likely than men to suffer from it. According to experts, female migraine changes its character – now attacks become easier and shorter, but they happen much more often. Why it happens? How do approaches to treatment change in this connection? These questions are for MedPulse. ru meets professor MGMU them. THEM. Sechenova, neurologist Tatyana Voznesenskaya.
– Women are lucky: now migraine is easier to carry?
– A moot point. Women are initially more prone to headaches. For example, they are 3-4 times more likely than men to suffer from daily headaches, including transformed chronic migraines. This is the official name of the new variety of this disease. Continue reading
The nightmare of any woman who did not plan to get pregnant is the situation “It doesn’t start for me!”. The situation becomes even stranger if in the previous months a woman did not lead a sexual life. Or I bought a test and found that there was only one strip. If this has been going on for a month, another, third, then it’s definitely time to see a doctor.
It looks like you have amenorrhea – a pathological absence of menstruation that is not associated with pregnancy and menopause.
Strictly speaking, amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation for 3 months or more. Nevertheless, it is better to consult a doctor from the first month of delay. Firstly, he will nevertheless rule out a possible pregnancy, as well as the so-called false amenorrhea. False amenorrhea is the absence of regulation in the presence of cyclic processes in the uterus and ovaries. Continue reading
Genuine interest in science is manifested in relation to those features of human behavior that, from the point of view of public morality or religious ethics, are considered unacceptable, harmful and dangerous. Homosexuality is just one of these features, the study of which is very intensively engaged by scientists in many countries of the world.
Genetic studies of homosexual orientation – often referred to as studies of “homosexuality genes” – have always caused fierce debate not only in academia, but in society as a whole. These studies have been going on for more than a hundred years, but especially recent finds have attracted close attention.
Hairy face – means gay?A scientific study of sexual orientation has gone through several stages. The first direction included the search for evidence of a person’s sexual orientation in such morphological characteristics of the body as the amount of facial hair, the size of the external genital organs and the ratio of shoulder width to hip width. Today, morphological studies have become more sophisticated, switched to the study of neuroanatomical structures. Continue reading
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