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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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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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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improving the quality

And the stronger sex has menopause

For a long time, experts decided – to be or not to be a “male menopause.” After all, if we draw an analogy with female menopause, then in women it is directly related to the cessation of the function of childbearing. And reproductive function in men most often persists until old age. However, andropause does exist.

Slow decline

Andropause is associated with a decrease in the body’s level of male hormones androgens, and especially testosterone. If he is normal – no problem! In the opposite case, erection and sperm maturation are impaired. Following sexual dysfunctions, muscle mass decreases, and the amount of subcutaneous fat increases, being deposited on the abdomen, hips, buttocks. The level of cholesterol and lipids in the blood rises, the risk of developing atherosclerosis and cardiovascular diseases increases. A lack of testosterone affects memory, reaction speed, the ability to objectively assess the situation, and even mood. Continue reading

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

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What is good for the heart, good for the liver
Scientists have long traced a direct relationship between cardiovascular disease and liver dysfunction. It is the liver that is responsible for the exchange of cholesterol, which affects the state of…

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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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Amenorrhea, or "It doesn’t start with me!"
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