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…

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Do adults need vaccinations?
Vaccination is often associated with childhood. And many people are confident that once they enter adulthood, vaccinations can be forgotten. And the recommendation to do revaccination (re-vaccination) is puzzling. Why…

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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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What you can catch in the public pool

Swimming is an affordable and popular form of mass sport. You can swim at any age, there are minimum contraindications for swimming in the pool, and the health benefits are huge. However, many are afraid to visit the public pool for fear of catching some kind of infection. How justified are such fears? Is it possible to get something in the public pool? And if so, how to protect yourself from infections as much as possible?

Where is the danger lurking?
Not at all in the water, as many people think. Water in a public pool is constantly disinfected, and the chances of catching an infection through water are low. Continue reading

Frambesia or “tropical syphilis” – what is it and what is dangerous

Frambesia is an infectious disease that affects the skin, cartilage and bones. It is caused by the bacterium Treponema pertenue. This is a subspecies of spirochetes belonging to the same species as Treponema pallidum – a pale spirochete, the causative agent of a sexually transmitted disease – syphilis. But unlike the latter, frambesia is not sexually transmitted, therefore it is sometimes called a type of non-venereal syphilis and is assigned to the group of treponematoses.

This disease is characteristic of tropical countries with a humid, hot climate, so its other name is tropical syphilis. Frambesia is also known as pian, tropical granuloma, tropical polypapilloma.

The disease is common in equatorial Africa, Southeast Asia, the Pacific, and the Caribbean. Continue reading

A new attack on the infection

More than 50 thousand people die every year from bacterial infections that cannot be treated with antibiotics. The unique development of drugs based on natural viruses that can defeat any bacterial infection is carried out by the MicroMir Scientific and Production Center.

More than 50 thousand people die every year from bacterial infections that cannot be treated with antibiotics. The unique development of drugs based on natural viruses that can defeat any bacterial infection is carried out by the MicroMir Scientific and Production Center.

What is useful virus

Phage is a virus that kills bacteria. It was opened simultaneously in Russia and Great Britain at the end of Continue reading

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Rubella and pregnancy: what is the danger?
Despite the fact that rubella belongs to the so-called childhood infections and children under 8–9 years of age are affected by it, adults also suffer from the disease. In them,…

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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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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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What to eat so as not to hurt
Our immune system constantly protects us from many different pathogenic microorganisms: viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa. But sometimes immunity weakens, and then the disease prevails. To maintain the immune system, there…

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