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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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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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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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 proposed – immunomodulators (regulating the immune system) and immunostimulants (enhancing immunity). Advertising promises that as soon as you start taking these miracle pills, your immunity will strengthen and all diseases will recede. Is it so?

In fact, doctors have no consensus on the benefits of drugs that affect the immune system. But they agree on one thing: immunomodulators and immunostimulants should be taken only as directed by a doctor. These drugs are not as harmless as the advertisement claims. They can cause significant harm to health if you take them just like that, just in case. Each drug has its own indications, and they must be taken into Continue reading

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 considers the human papillomavirus (hereinafter HPV), which, according to the World Health Organization, infected from 60 to 70% of the total population of our planet.

But if warts, for example on the fingers, are perceived as an annoying nuisance, then anogenital * warts, they are genital warts, or Latin Condylomata acuminata, is already a serious problem. More than 40 of Continue reading

High-risk oncogenic HPV: what is the danger?

An ordinary wart and a malignant tumor – what do they have in common? No, no, a wart will not degenerate into cancer. However, there is something that unites them – this is HPV, human papillomavirus, or human papillomavirus.

What is HPV?
Under this name is a whole group of viruses of a general nature containing DNA. There are 27 species and about 200 strains. Designate them with numbers: HPV (HPV – human papillomavirus) 1, 2, 16, etc.

The absolute majority of the world’s population is infected with these viruses: according to scientists, Continue reading

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…

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Rotavirus: signs and treatment
Rotavirus is a virus of the genus Rotavirus that causes inflammation of the stomach and intestines, as well as the upper respiratory tract. Mostly small children fall ill, from 1.5…

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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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Rabies virus
Rabies is an acute infectious disease of humans and animals caused by the rabies virus - rhabdovirus. Rabies virus leads to severe damage to the nervous system - specific encephalitis…

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