How much does prostate cancer cost?
The costs of treating cancer usually exceed insurance coverage ... So: the economic burden of prostate cancer alone in Russia amounted to 3.7 billion rubles a year. These and other…

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Cancer Prevention: Check Your Genes
Many learned about mutation tests in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes after the statement of Angelina Jolie, who made a mastectomy. However, such a radical solution to the problem is…

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Senile ailments attack young
More and more so-called diseases of aging humanity today are found in young patients. Almost in first place in terms of “rejuvenation rates” are osteochondrosis of the spine, cholelithiasis, varicose…

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How much does prostate cancer cost?

The costs of treating cancer usually exceed insurance coverage … So: the economic burden of prostate cancer alone in Russia amounted to 3.7 billion rubles a year. These and other important data were the result of a study conducted by the Research Institute of Clinical and Economic Expertise and Pharmaceutical Economics of the Russian National Research Medical University named after Pirogov.

Prostate cancer (PCa) is one of the most commonly diagnosed oncological diseases in the male population of Russia. Over the past ten years, there has been an increase in the incidence and mortality rates from this disease. So, prostate cancer ranks third (11% of the total) in the structure of the primary incidence of malignant neoplasms. In the period from 2000 to 2010. a high rate of increase in the incidence of prostate cancer was noted – an average of 9.83% per year. According to 2010 data, there is a continuation of the growth trend in mortality rates from prostate cancer – compared with 2009, mortality from prostate cancer increased by 2.1%. Continue reading

Year 2013: is tuberculosis curable?

Can tuberculosis be cured in the second decade of the 21st century? What is the most common infection today? Is the prevalence of this disease increasing or decreasing? These and other questions for MedPulse are answered by TB doctor Leonid Potapov

– How is a modern Russian most often infected with tuberculosis?

– In the vast majority of cases, tuberculosis infection occurs in childhood. That is why already in the maternity hospital, on the 4-7th day after birth, infants are vaccinated against this disease. It is believed that they provide protection against tuberculosis for about seven years, so re-vaccinations are given to children at 6-7, and then at 14-15 years old.

– Nevertheless, in recent years, there have been more and more tuberculosis patients in our country. How can you explain this? Continue reading

Is it just one step from a workaholic to an alcoholic?

The problem of the relationship between hard work and increased alcohol consumption is not new. Even Nekrasov in the poem “To whom it is good to live in Russia” wrote: “He works to death, drinks to death.” But if the first question is “Who is to blame?” the answer is easy: stress, processing, desire to relax – then the second, “What to do?” requires a more serious conversation.

Excessive passion for work can cause the development of alcohol addiction! European scientists have identified a connection between the problem of workaholism and the possible development of alcohol dependence. In a large-scale study of Finnish scientists led by Dr. Marianna Virtanen of the Institute of Occupational Health (Helsinki), it turned out: the more time a person spends in the workplace, the more often he abuses alcohol. Continue reading

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