The beauty of a man is usually associated with his article. With his height. None of the boys want to be a little finger boy. Everyone wants to be tall. A tall man is considered an advantage. But it turns out that too high growth is not always good, because serious problems can develop because of it. A recent study confirmed this again.
Of course, the concept of normal growth is a relative concept, and depends on heredity and some other life factors. The average height of women on the planet is 1.54 m and men – 1.65 m. If a man grows above two meters and a woman taller than 1.90 m, there is reason to check your health with an endocrinologist. On the other hand, when growing below 1.30 m, it also makes sense to consult a specialist.
Too small or too tall people suffer a lot of inconvenience, for example, problems with choosing clothes or riding on public transport. But, most importantly, all people of excessively high growth sooner or later have health problems. Continue reading
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
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 the doctor, looking at the results, announced: “You are healthy” or “You are sick”. But you yourself, how many did not consider incomprehensible badges, did not understand anything. In fact, everything is not so complicated. Let’s try to learn the language of our blood.
A general blood test is taken from the finger and serves to determine whether a person actually has blood diseases and whether any inflammatory process is occurring in the body. Blood is placed in a special analyzer, which gives the results. What will the letters and numbers on the form mean?
RBC These letters denote red blood cells – red blood cells. One milliliter of blood should contain from 3.8 to 5.8 million red blood cells. If there are fewer, then this is a sign of anemia. And therefore, the doctor needs to look at the following indicator – hemoglobin – a protein contained in red blood cells. Hemoglobin is indicated by the letters HGB. Continue reading