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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Alternative medicine: how fools are made of us
In the era of the development of the Internet, you can “google” any disease: you enter the symptoms, and the search engine gives you a list of medical sites, videos,…

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What can our blood tell
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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getting smaller

Giants’ problems, or “Uncle, get a little sparrow!”

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

Heart failure: target women
According to experts, only in developed European countries, about 28 million people suffer from heart failure. Every fourth heart failure patient in Russia is under 60 years old. The survival…

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"Diagnosis in oncology should predict the disease before it manifests itself"
Molecular diagnostic methods are developing with revolutionary leaps and in the next ten years, familiar views on the principles and approaches in the diagnosis of tumor diseases can radically change.…

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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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Schizophrenia can be caused by germs in the throat.
Disputes about the causes and causes of schizophrenia do not subside. Scientists are inclined to believe that this mental illness causes a whole combination of factors. Recent studies have shown…

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