How can hair talk about health problems?
Hair is an indicator of the state of our health, thanks to which you can track the harmful processes within the body in time. Earlier, we introduced you to the…

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Liver cancer, or why the diagnosis is random
The peculiarity of liver cancer is that in the early stages it is almost asymptomatic and the diagnosis is often made by chance during the examination due to other problems.…

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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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Diagnostics in the regions: figures, facts and money

The IMEDA report combines the official statistics of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation on resource provision and equipment of regional diagnostic services over the past 5 years (2009 – 2013); the authors analyzed these figures for how fast and how efficiently the diagnostic service is developing in the country; whether the installation of modern equipment is the only important factor in improving the quality of services; what place does Russia occupy in world ratings of the effectiveness of diagnostic services.

The speakers tried to find answers to important questions:

At what level of development of diagnostic services is the Russian Federation? Continue reading

Everyone can get tuberculosis

There is one simple diagnostic procedure that doctors recommend doing once every two years, but we always put it off for later and forget it. This is fluorography. Imagine a girl: smart, educated. Great job and family. And then … pulmonary tuberculosis. He is not a thing of the past; anyone, even the most prosperous, can get sick with them.

Terrible find

On the first working day after the New Year holidays in 2015, I woke up with a slightly cold: my throat ached, the temperature was 37.5 °. I went to work, because there was no fatigue or weakness, and the season was such that the entire department also sneezed and coughed. A few days later I felt great. Everything was so insignificant that I would have forgotten about this episode, but a slight coughing remained for the third week. Many do not pay attention to this, but I am a perfectionist and decided to get rid of the “residual” bronchitis. I made a fluorogram in advance for a fee. When she took the picture, the radiologist said that it looked like pneumonia, since there is a blackout in the upper lobe of the right lung. Continue reading

How can hair talk about health problems?

Hair is an indicator of the state of our health, thanks to which you can track the harmful processes within the body in time. Earlier, we introduced you to the first part of the diseases that hair tells us about. In the current article, we will continue the selection and discover new symptoms of ailments.

1. Thin and brittle hair

A common problem for any woman. These two factors may indicate malnutrition and lack of protein. Protein performs a number of life-important processes that other elements cannot take upon themselves. Simply put, protein is a kind of brick in the construction of the body. When a significant deficiency of this component is observed in the body, the skin, nail strength and hair strength are seriously affected. To make up for the lack of protein, you need to start eating more fruits, as well as drink a course of omega-3 fatty acids.

In addition to this ailment, there is a more serious factor, due to which the hair becomes brittle. For example, such a symptom refers to Itsenko-Cushing’s disease. But here it should be remembered that others join the above symptom: insomnia, high blood pressure and constant back pain. Continue reading

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Each of us at least once in his life donated blood for analysis and received a piece of paper on his hands with letters, numbers and units of measure. Then…

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Everyone can get tuberculosis
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Why "grapes" grew in the nose
Doctors, speaking of polypous rhinosinusitis (the disease is so correctly called), always mention a bunch of grapes. Like, polyps in the nose are very similar to her in shape. However,…

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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:…

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