Unusual Diseases: Morgellon's Disease
The stories of people suffering from this disease resemble a fantastic thriller. And it is not surprising that the doctors whom the unfortunate turn to send them to a psychiatrist.…

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What is the danger of rubella in adults?
German measles, measles rubella, rubella - rubella, a viral disease related to childhood infections, is hidden behind all these names. Children are more susceptible to this infection, but an adult…

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Human papilloma virus as the cause of anogenital warts
Anogenital warts: causes and methods of control Warts are small (most often) growths on the skin that have a benign nature. The culprit of the appearance of warts, modern medicine…

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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

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…

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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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The dangers of a beach holiday in winter
Sunbathing, swimming, enjoying exotic dishes, admiring the lush nature is a very tempting prospect, especially when winter, frost and snow are at home. But so that such a vacation succeeds,…

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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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