large increase in the number
More and more so-called diseases of aging humanity today are found in young patients. Almost in first place in terms of “rejuvenation rates” are osteochondrosis of the spine, cholelithiasis, varicose veins and rheumatoid arthritis. Why are these senile ailments attacking the young? And is it possible to withstand this onslaught?
The desired corset is not formed
Previously, spinal osteochondrosis was found mainly in people “over forty”. Now the intervertebral discs are beginning to “age” already in adolescents. Complications of osteochondrosis, such as hernias of the intervertebral discs, are found even in 13-14 year old children. Naturally, all these problems safely pass into adulthood. The reasons are simple. Children play little sports, rarely play outdoor games on the street. Modern schoolchildren sit for hours at school in lessons, and at home – playing at the computer. Many children and adolescents are overweight. Continue reading
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 die from this disease per year. Moreover, the vast majority of patients could survive if the disease were detected in a timely manner, and treatment was prescribed at an early stage
In 2015, events aimed at raising public awareness about cancer and early detection of head and neck cancer were held in 27 cities of Russia. As part of the Week, OncoDozors were held at the largest enterprises of Russia, during which factory workers were examined for the presence of tumor and pre-tumor neoplasms. In addition, a number of medical institutions held master classes for specialists working with diseases of the head and neck organs – neurosurgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, otolaryngologists, oncologists, dentists. Continue reading
Each of us at least once in his life donated blood for analysis and received a piece of paper on his hands with letters, numbers and units of measure. Then the doctor, looking at the results, announced: “You are healthy” or “You are sick”. But you yourself, how many did not consider incomprehensible badges, did not understand anything. In fact, everything is not so complicated. Let’s try to learn the language of our blood.
A general blood test is taken from the finger and serves to determine whether a person actually has blood diseases and whether any inflammatory process is occurring in the body. Blood is placed in a special analyzer, which gives the results. What will the letters and numbers on the form mean?
RBC These letters denote red blood cells – red blood cells. One milliliter of blood should contain from 3.8 to 5.8 million red blood cells. If there are fewer, then this is a sign of anemia. And therefore, the doctor needs to look at the following indicator – hemoglobin – a protein contained in red blood cells. Hemoglobin is indicated by the letters HGB. Continue reading