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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Getting rid of cough correctly
Cough accompanies many different diseases. It may be negligible. In this case, a person has only a slight cough. Or, on the contrary, coughing can be painful. This symptom causes…

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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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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 old, the likelihood of mutations in the fetus increases. But it turns out that the age of the father also matters for the health of the child.

Probability of conception
Men, unlike women, can become fathers at any age – their sperm production does not stop over the years. But sperm quality is getting worse. Sperm motility is reduced, making it harder for them to reach the egg. Their endurance decreases, and the sperm does not manage to penetrate through the membrane of the egg. In addition, the muscles of the perineum become weaker and do not provide the necessary Continue reading

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, and if it is launched, it can even lead to death.

Causes of necrotic fasciitis
The disease is caused by pathogenic bacteria that have come under the skin from the outside: from a wound, cut – or from the inside: along with blood flow. As a result, an infectious process develops right under the skin and tissue destruction occurs. Most often, the legs are affected, as well as the perineum and abdominal wall, but the infection can affect other parts of the body.

Various bacteria can be causative agents, but pyogenic streptococcus Streptococcus pyogenes is especially Continue reading

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 a problem at all: in their opinion, it is enough to wash and change underwear daily.

In fact, everything is not so simple: improper care can cause many unpleasant diseases and disorders in the intimate sphere.

Woman’s intimate hygiene
The anatomy of the female genital organs is such that the vagina is located next to the anus, and this increases the risk of pathogens entering the internal genital organs. This is the first point to consider Continue reading

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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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…

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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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Shellfish on the body
So in everyday life is called molluscum contagiosum - a viral infection characterized by a rash on the skin of dense, small nodules. Causes mollusks on the body of a…

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