What is Klinefelter syndrome?
Klinefelter syndrome is a genetic pathology of men, based on endocrine disorders caused by additional female chromosomes in the set of sex chromosomes. This is a fairly common genetic disease.…

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Gaucher disease
A rare hereditary disease, characterized by the fact that the patient in the cells of bones and internal organs accumulate fats of a certain type - glucocerebrosides. Gaucher disease is…

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What is not to get sick
Our immune system constantly protects us from many different pathogens: viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa. But sometimes the immune system weakens, and then the disease takes over. To maintain the immune…

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SARS in children: how to avoid colds

With the onset of the “cold season”, every resident of a megacity inevitably raises the question of the prevention of acute respiratory viral infections (ARVI) and other airborne infections. Being sick is unprofitable. Neither economically (adequate treatment results in a serious amount), nor socially (a rare employer will treat with understanding an employee who often goes to the hospital). Continue reading

Immunomodulators and immunostimulants: the truth and myths about magic pills

If they used to say that all diseases are from nerves, now they are blamed for weakened immunity. In order to strengthen it, a large number of various means are proposed – immunomodulators (regulating the immune system) and immunostimulants (enhancing immunity). Advertising promises that as soon as you begin to take these miracle pills, your immunity will be strengthened and all diseases will recede. Is it so? Continue reading

What is not to get sick

Our immune system constantly protects us from many different pathogens: viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa. But sometimes the immune system weakens, and then the disease takes over. To maintain the immune system there is a wide variety of drugs – immunostimulants. But before you take them, you should try to prevent the disease with a special diet. After all, scientists have long found that some products have properties to strengthen the immune system. Regular use of them will significantly reduce the risk of developing the disease. Continue reading

Why do men harder disease?
How many jokes on this topic sounded: it seems to be a stronger sex, but how little the temperature rises - well, it just dies. So they consider women of…

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Unusual Diseases: Stone Man Syndrome
The stone man's syndrome in medicine is called progressive ossifying fibrodysplasia, or Müncheimer's disease. This is a genetic pathology that is caused by a mutation of the gene responsible for…

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Reasons to seek advice from genetics
What does a geneticist do? Medical genetics is a part of human genetics that studies diseases and pathologies caused by heredity. A geneticist studies hereditary diseases and the conditions under…

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Is it possible to cure a cold in one day?
No one is immune to cold. And for some reason, she always overtakes us at the wrong time: before the exam in charge, on the eve of an important meeting,…

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