Stem cell use
Most recently, a large center for the harvesting and storage of stem cells has opened in Yekaterinburg. They are actively used in oncohematology, regenerative therapy (heart attack, stroke, diabetes mellitus,…

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There is a question: is it possible to take a bath with a cold
In a person's life there are many beliefs. Do not go ahead if the black cat crossed the road, do not show the wedding dress to the groom before the…

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How to escape when everyone around is sick?
Since autumn, the cold season begins, a little later the flu epidemic comes to us. And so it goes on all winter: coughing, sneezing, smarting citizens surround us on the…

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Unusual Diseases: Aarskog Syndrome

Aarskog syndrome, also known as Aaskorg – Scott syndrome, or faciesigiogenital dysplasia, is a very rare hereditary disease: it occurs in one person in a million. It manifests itself with pathological changes of the face, bones, genitals. Mainly men suffer from this disease, women are carriers of this pathology, and in them it can manifest only in a mild form. Continue reading

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. According to statistics, 0.2% of men are susceptible to it, and among endocrine disorders, Klinefelter syndrome ranks third (diabetes mellitus in the first place, and thyrotoxicosis in the second). But according to the same statistics, only 50% of cases are diagnosed. Continue reading

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 a rare disease, it occurs in one of 40–100 thousand. But in closed ethnic communities in which kinship marriages are common, there may be an order of magnitude more cases.
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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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How we age: what happens to us and how to deal with it
In 20 years you don’t think about old age, but after 30 you start to feel the inexorable movement of time. Is it possible to postpone the natural aging process?…

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