Why do you still need to go to the doctors?
Diseases that cause us discomfort at the age of sixty actually begin around the age of forty. Closer to this age it is worth making a rule to regularly visit…

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How do we harm our immunity
Weakness in the whole body, fatigue, malaise, bad mood ... So I want to drink something "strengthening" and "tonic." But all these phenomena are far from always associated with a…

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Dog scent is used as a diagnostic method.
The slightest smell, for example, peanuts for some allergy sufferers, is enough to cause a life-threatening reaction in them. Who can sense danger first? Naturally, our four-legged friends. But the…

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Cancer in women: the most painful problem – diagnosis

Recently, a round table was held in St. Petersburg, which was devoted to the problem of oncological diseases of the female reproductive system. Its organizers were the Association of Oncologists of the Northwestern Federal District and the Federal State Budget Scientific Institution “Research Institute of Oncology named after N. N. Petrov” of the Ministry of Health of Russia. The place chosen is not accidental. It is in the Northern capital that this problem is especially acute.

Participants discussed the results of a pilot project for screening cancer of the reproductive system in women and adopted a resolution on further improving cancer diagnosis.

The North-Western region of Russia is quite unfavorable in terms of the incidence of malignant tumors of the female reproductive sphere. So, in 2012, the standardized incidence rate of cervical cancer (cervical cancer) in the Northwestern Federal District amounted to 14.79 per 100,000 people, and mortality – 4.95 per 100,000 people. In a region with a population of about 14 million people, 608 deaths from this disease were reported. Often the disease is detected at the III-IV stage, when it is already impossible to radically change the prognosis. Continue reading

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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…

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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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Secret alcoholic: find and neutralize
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What are the temperature jumps talking about?
A slightly elevated temperature, which does not decrease at all, and from time to time jumps - how to relate to it? How to treat and whether to do it…

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