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 in them. Papillomavirus is a large family, today more than 500 types of HPV are known, but about 80 types are dangerous for humans. Why are they dangerous?
In addition to purely cosmetic defects in the form of warts and papillomas, certain types of HPV can lead to the development of the cancer process. Depending on this property, viruses are divided according to the degree of oncogenicity into non-oncogenic, low-, medium- and highly oncogenic.
How is papillomavirus transmitted? Continue reading
“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 the risk factors for influenza and other acute respiratory viral infections. But not only them. Many diseases, including serious ones, can be avoided if the body is able to fight them. Indeed, immunity protects us not only from viruses, bacteria, fungi, but also from everything genetically alien, toxins produced during the life of the body, foreign cells, and genetically modified own cells. Destroys the immune system and cancer cells. That is why increasing immunity is the key to health and longevity. But first, a few words about what the immune system is and how it works. Continue reading
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, unlike children, the disease is much more severe, its symptoms are more pronounced, and most importantly, it can cause serious complications to the brain, internal organs, joints, blood system.
Rubella is very dangerous for women who are expecting a baby.
What is the danger of rubella for a pregnant
Rubella virus, multiplying in the body, enters the bloodstream and spreads with blood flow to all organs. Continue reading