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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Yawning is not only out of boredom
For a long time, science believed that yawning comes from a lack of oxygen. Like, breathing deeply with a yawn, a person unconsciously feeds himself with the necessary gas. But…

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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…

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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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Where does non-alcoholic hepatitis come from?

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

Amenorrhea, or “It doesn’t start with me!”

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

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Where does non-alcoholic hepatitis come from?
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…

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