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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Differences between viral infection and bacterial
Acute respiratory infections always appear out of place. Yesterday, the body was full of strength, and today weakness, fever, runny nose just knocked down. To find the right treatment, you…

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Rabies virus
Rabies is an acute infectious disease of humans and animals caused by the rabies virus - rhabdovirus. Rabies virus leads to severe damage to the nervous system - specific encephalitis…

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purulent meningitis

Zika virus

Humanity throughout its existence is constantly struggling with new dangerous diseases. In the Middle Ages, a pandemic of the plague – the “black death” – in Europe claimed the lives of a third of the population – 25 million people. Epidemics of smallpox, typhoid, and cholera fell on people. Scientists have learned to cope with all these misfortunes. But nature does not tolerate emptiness: in the 20th century a new threat to man manifests itself – AIDS. It is impossible to say that medicine defeated this most dangerous disease: while AIDS is incurable, drugs have been created that can support the lives of those infected at an acceptable level. The 21st century was marked by epidemics of bird and swine flu, Ebola. Continue reading

Meningitis: truth and myth

“Do not go without a hat, you will chill your head, you will get sick with meningitis,” the mothers of the children scare. Where did the myth come from that the cause of meningitis is hypothermia of the head? The only explanation is that if the head is frozen, the defenses may weaken and will not be able to effectively fight the infection (and meningitis is an infectious disease).

What is meningitis
Meningitis is an infectious inflammatory disease in which the soft membranes of the brain and spinal cord are affected. Both adults and children are ill with them. Meningitis can be primary, when the brain is immediately affected, and secondary, as a complication of other diseases, such as otitis media, measles, Continue reading

What diseases are transmitted through a kiss?
We know, we know - you say. This is a cold and flu, and kissing with a sneezing, coughing or fever would be unreasonable. But it turns out that these…

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Non-childish problems: what is the danger of measles in adults
Although it is considered a childhood infection, measles may well affect an adult. Is an adult likely to get infected? Should he be vaccinated against the disease? How to understand…

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Dangerous meat: what can be infected?
Meat, products from it are included in the daily diet of most of us. This is the main source of protein that contains all the essential amino acids. It is…

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Travel Tips: What Vaccinations to Do Before Traveling Abroad
Why vaccinations are needed when traveling abroad Going on a trip, we think through the route, study the customs of the country, outline what sights to see. And often we…

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