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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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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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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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

Parasites: easy to catch, easy to drive away
Do not fry the barbecue. Sushi made from stale fish was served in a cafe. Swam in the pool with a dubious reputation. The kids kissed the country cats and…

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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…

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Year 2013: is tuberculosis curable?
Can tuberculosis be cured in the second decade of the 21st century? What is the most common infection today? Is the prevalence of this disease increasing or decreasing? These and…

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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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