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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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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Hereditary diseases
Hereditary diseases are diseases caused by chromosomal and gene mutations. Some confuse hereditary diseases with congenital diseases. Indeed, congenital diseases, that is, diseases with which a child is born, may…

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Differences of viral infection from bacterial

Acute respiratory diseases always appear inappropriate. Yesterday the body was full of strength, but today weakness, fever, runny nose just fell down. To find the right treatment, you need to figure out who was responsible for the disease – viruses or bacteria. Of course, it’s not easy to do it yourself. Still, there are some tips on how to distinguish a viral infection from a bacterial infection. Continue reading

Non-child problems: the danger of measles in adults

Although it is considered a pediatric infection, measles may well affect an adult. Is an adult likely to become infected? Does he need to be vaccinated against the disease? How to understand that this is exactly measles, not flu, for example? And what is the danger of measles?

How can you get infected?
The measles virus (its causative agent) is transmitted only by airborne droplets: it is released into the air by the sick during coughing, sneezing and even breathing and gets on the mucous membranes of the nose and oral cavity of others. Continue reading

Nothing to breathe: what to do with nasal congestion
If it comes to nasal congestion, then a picture of a cold person appears in my head instantly. Unhappy necessarily keeps a thermometer in one hand, showing the temperature, and…

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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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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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Rubella and pregnancy: what is the danger?
Despite the fact that rubella is a so-called childhood infection and children up to 8–9 years old are susceptible to it, adults also suffer from the disease. They, unlike children,…

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