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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Alzheimer's Disease: How an "Elderly" Disease Progresses
This serious, incurable disease brings horror to people. After all, it is characterized by the fact that a person gradually completely loses his identity. And statistics is relentless: the number…

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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…

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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

Getting rid of coughing right

Cough accompanies many different diseases. It may be minor. In this case, a person has only a slight cough. Or, on the contrary, a cough can become painful. This symptom causes a flood of tears and tearing pain in the chest. These are different types of cough. And with each of them you need to fight right. So, how to treat a cough? And what to look for in order to choose the right treatment? 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

How antibiotics work: when they are effective and useless
Some swallow antibiotics at the slightest coryza, others categorically refuse to take them even with severe pneumonia, considering them terribly harmful. Both that and other approach is absolutely wrong. Antibiotics…

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High-risk oncogenic HPV: what is the danger?
Ordinary wart and malignant tumor - what do they have in common? No, no, the wart does not turn into cancer. However, there is something that unites them - is…

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When honey can be harmful to the body
Honey has long been perceived as a panacea for most, if not all, diseases. It strengthens the immune system, helps fight colds and even strengthens the heart. However, is everything…

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Identify the pathology of the fetus has become easier. DOT test
The birth of a child is a great happiness in the life of a family. And of course, every mother first of all wants her child to be born healthy.…

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