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Amenorrhea, or "It doesn’t start with me!"
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Professor Igor Reshetov: "Head and neck cancer is a human drama associated with facial loss" ...
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Test yourself and your liver

The Russian Society for the Study of the Liver (ROPIP) together with several medical organizations launched on October 1, 2011. in Moscow, the “Test Yourself!” project, aimed at collecting and analyzing data on the frequency of liver diseases in Russia, identifying their main risk factors and drawing public attention to these problems. The survey conducted within the project will cover up to 4000 participants.

It will also help to determine the profile of a typical patient with liver diseases and the most effective treatment and prevention measures. More information about the project “Test yourself!” presented on www. testliver.ru. Researchers hope that this initiative will help reduce the incidence of liver diseases in Russia associated with alcohol consumption and unhealthy diet through educational activities, raising awareness about diseases and early diagnosis.

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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 – Kazan, Belgorod, Kaluga, Lipetsk and Moscow. The heads of regions insist on the introduction of a widespread ban on over-the-counter dispensing of codeine-containing medicines dispensed from pharmacies, not from June 1, 2012, but from the beginning of next year.

There is no region in Russia that would not be affected by the problem of desomorphine addiction. The low price of the drug, the ability to make it at home from codeine-containing drugs dispensed from pharmacies without a prescription, make it available. Desomorphine is a dangerous synthetic drug with high toxicity and a significant risk of overdose. It causes rapid addiction, its constant use in a very short time leads to death. Desomorphine (the slang name is “crocodile”) is included in the list of narcotic substances and is prohibited for circulation in the Russian Federation. Continue reading

Migraine changes its character

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

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