How is Kalman syndrome diagnosed, or delayed puberty
Kalman syndrome (KS) is a rare genetic disease in humans. It is determined by the delay, the absence of signs of puberty in combination with the absence or violation of…

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What causes the wrong ECG result?
An electrocardiogram, or ECG, is a simple test that doctors use to measure the electrical activity of the heart. This helps them identify underlying heart diseases. Sometimes non-standard ECG results…

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Medicines from the group "You can’t drive!"
Medicines from the group How often is the cause of road crashes taking any medication? We have no statistics. However, German researchers at the Traffic Safety Council say drugs are…

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Nine Curious Facts About Diabetes

It would seem that only today is not known to patients about diabetes – one of the most common diseases of our time? Mainly due to the efforts of the media. Nevertheless, endocrinologist Leonid Zaitsev tried to collect and present little-known and curious facts about this disease to MedPulse readers.

How diabetes was treated before
The first attempts to treat diabetes were made before our era. Ancient Greek and Roman physicians used for this massage, gymnastics, baths, aromatherapy and much more. In the 19th century, a low-carbohydrate meat diet was developed for patients with diabetes. After several decades, many more diets appeared, opium therapy and bloodletting became popular. However, diets in which the number of calories consumed were strictly limited proved to be the most effective. This was difficult for patients, however, it somewhat prolonged the life of patients with type 2 diabetes, in which not the production of insulin, but the sensitivity of cells to it decreases. With type 1 diabetes (partial or complete cessation of insulin production), things were much sadder: before the advent of insulin therapy, patients with this disease died soon after the onset of the first symptoms. Continue reading

How to distinguish fake from counterfeit?
The Federal Service for Supervision of Healthcare and Social Development of the Russian Federation (Roszdravnadzor) announced a number of rules that will help distinguish a fake medicine from a real…

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Who has an extra chord in his heart
Do not be alarmed! Everyone should have a chord in their hearts. The only question is its quality. A normal chord in the heart is a fibrous tissue resembling a…

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What causes the wrong ECG result?
An electrocardiogram, or ECG, is a simple test that doctors use to measure the electrical activity of the heart. This helps them identify underlying heart diseases. Sometimes non-standard ECG results…

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How much does prostate cancer cost?
The costs of treating cancer usually exceed insurance coverage ... So: the economic burden of prostate cancer alone in Russia amounted to 3.7 billion rubles a year. These and other…

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