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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How can hair talk about health problems?
Surely, each of us thinks that the condition and appearance of the hair directly depends on the way they are treated and a number of third-party factors. With a thorough…

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What we do not know about hepatitis
It would seem that we already know enough about this scourge - hepatitis. And whoever is warned is armed. But it turns out that we know far from everything. Hepatologist,…

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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 cancer patients is growing every year, and the disease is getting younger – Moscow oncologist R. Vostretsov answered these and many other questions from a Medpulse correspondent.

– What are the statistics of oncological diseases for 2012 and 2013? How much has the number of cancer patients increased and patients with damage to which organs most often go to medical facilities?

– Over the past six years, the incidence in Moscow has increased by 10%, in 2013, 38 thousand Muscovites first discovered a malignant tumor. In Moscow, breast cancer comes first, colon and small intestine cancer comes second, then skin cancer, lung cancer, etc. Indeed, lung cancer, when I first became an oncologist, came first, now it has gone down. Continue reading

How can hair talk about health problems?
Surely, each of us thinks that the condition and appearance of the hair directly depends on the way they are treated and a number of third-party factors. With a thorough…

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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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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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What we do not know about hepatitis
It would seem that we already know enough about this scourge - hepatitis. And whoever is warned is armed. But it turns out that we know far from everything. Hepatologist,…

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