How to read a fluorography certificate
A fluorographic study took place, forever, all, and more than once - the Ministry of Health obliges this diagnostic procedure to be performed by all citizens once a year. Without…

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

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E. coli
Escherichia coli: benefit or harm E. coli (Escherichia coli) is an enterobacterium of the genus Escherichia living in the human body. It is widely believed that E. coli is very…

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HPV – what is it?

HPV, or the human papillomavirus, also known as human papillomavirus, is a family of viruses that, penetrating the skin cells and mucous membranes, cause the development of warts and papillomas in them. Papillomavirus is a large family, today more than 500 types of HPV are known, but about 80 types are dangerous for humans. Why are they dangerous?

In addition to purely cosmetic defects in the form of warts and papillomas, certain types of HPV can lead to the development of the cancer process. Depending on this property, viruses are divided according to the degree of oncogenicity into non-oncogenic, low-, medium- and highly oncogenic.

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Immunity increase
“My immunity is weak, and the flu caught it” - such statements are not uncommon, especially in wet, cold weather. Indeed, a decrease in the body's defenses is one of…

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Intimate hygiene
Intimate hygiene is a delicate topic, and many are simply embarrassed to ask a doctor about the features of genital care. Well, others (especially men) do not see this as…

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

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The most popular breeding grounds for viruses and bacteria
If ordinary people are asked the question: “Where are the viruses and bacteria most often found?”, Then nine out of ten people will say: “In the toilet”. And make a…

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