Immunomodulators and immunostimulants: truth and myths about magic pills
If earlier it was said that all diseases are from nerves, now weakened immunity is blamed for everything. In order to strengthen it, a large number of various means are…

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Unusual diseases: necrotic fasciitis
Necrotic fasciitis is an infection that affects the subcutaneous tissue and fascia. (Fascias are membranes of connective tissue covering all organs, vessels covering muscles, tendons.) The disease is very dangerous,…

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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…

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constantly struggling

Going to the toilet: norms and deviations

The human body is a complex mechanism that functions according to its own regime. Some people have the urge to urinate 4-5 times a day. Others – rush to the toilet every 2-3 hours. For some, the daily morning stool is considered the norm. Others – empty the intestines twice a day or every 2 days. What is considered the norm and what is a deviation? What pathologies can speak of an increase or decrease in urination and defecation? How many times should a person normally go to the toilet?

Natural work of the body
The functioning of the urinary and gastrointestinal systems depends on many factors. Among them: Continue reading

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 dangerous and causes severe intestinal diseases. This is true, but only in part. In fact, there are many strains of Escherichia, some of them really lead to serious diseases, and not just the intestines. But part of the strains, on the contrary, is necessary for the body and is part of the normal intestinal microflora. They participate in the synthesis of vitamins K and group B, fight pathogenic microorganisms. And the Mutaflor strain is given as a probiotic to newborns to increase their immunity, and they treat them with diarrhea in young children. Continue reading

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

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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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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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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Influence of a man’s age on a child’s health
The fact that a woman’s age affects the future baby, the risk of developing pathologies in him, is known to many: when a pregnant woman is older than 35 years…

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