Scientists have solved the riddle of the syndrome of "alien body"
"My hand does not belong to me!" - This is not a quote from the thriller, but a description of one of the symptoms of the mysterious Cotard syndrome. People…

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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…

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Why is cancer getting younger?
In early February, World Cancer Day is celebrated annually. Is it possible to protect oneself from this terrible disease, which categories of citizens are at risk, why the number of…

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The government wants to limit the advertising and sale of dietary supplements

The government is developing a bill to restrict the advertising of dietary supplements, which fools pensioners and forces them to buy drugs instead. So, according to opinion polls, 60% of Russians believe that “bioadditive is a medicine, or even stronger than a medicine”.

Advertising of dietary supplements (hereinafter Supplements) to food may be limited. In order to prevent the unfair dissemination of information, the Ministry of Health and Social Development has developed a bill that tightens control over the advertising of dietary supplements. This is not the first time that an activity in one way or another related to the sale of supplements that are not identifiable as a medicine or food product, the nutritional properties of which, in fact, have not been proven, is being tried to limit, reports INTERFAX. Continue reading

The first symptoms of stomach cancer.

The first and completely natural question that pops into the mind of every healthy person: what symptoms can suspect stomach cancer at the very initial stage? And what should be done so as not to start the disease? After all, the first symptoms of stomach cancer are most often scarce and uncertain.

It should be noted immediately that stomach cancer has now receded somewhat. He no longer occupies such a stable third position in oncology. And even more so – it is cured in the initial stages of the disease. But there is a danger: not only the patients themselves, but also doctors often regard them as a manifestation of gastritis and are limited to prescribing a diet and various medications. However, by carefully analyzing complaints, you can catch a number of symptoms that make cancer suspect. At one time, these symptoms were identified by the famous domestic oncologist L. I. Savitsky in the so-called “syndrome of small signs.” It would seem that such symptoms do not represent anything special, but an experienced diagnostician can suggest the onset of the cancer process in the patient. Continue reading

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 media. Nevertheless, endocrinologist Leonid Zaitsev tried to collect and present little-known and curious facts about this disease to MedPulse readers.

How diabetes was treated before
The first attempts to treat diabetes were made before our era. Ancient Greek and Roman physicians used for this massage, gymnastics, baths, aromatherapy and much more. In the 19th century, a low-carbohydrate meat diet was developed for patients with diabetes. After several decades, many more diets appeared, opium therapy and bloodletting became popular. However, diets in which the number of calories consumed were strictly limited proved to be the most effective. This was difficult for patients, however, it somewhat prolonged the life of patients with type 2 diabetes, in which not the production of insulin, but the sensitivity of cells to it decreases. With type 1 diabetes (partial or complete cessation of insulin production), things were much sadder: before the advent of insulin therapy, patients with this disease died soon after the onset of the first symptoms. Continue reading

Year 2013: is tuberculosis curable?
Can tuberculosis be cured in the second decade of the 21st century? What is the most common infection today? Is the prevalence of this disease increasing or decreasing? These and…

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Cough - wet or dry?
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.…

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We face a new type of addiction
The videoconference "Desomorphine-Free Advanced Regions. The Unique Experience of Four Subjects of the Russian Federation" connected the subjects in which prescription drugs of codeine-containing drugs have already been introduced -…

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Professor Igor Reshetov: "Head and neck cancer is a human drama associated with facial loss" ...
Annually, about 600 thousand patients are diagnosed with head and neck cancer in the world, more than half of the cases are fatal. In Russia, more than 15 thousand people…

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