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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Rules for preparing for gastroscopy and ultrasound
Are you planning a digestive exam? The exact diagnosis often depends on the correct behavior of the patient. We'll have to starve for eight or even ten hours. For some,…

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Scientists have solved the riddle of the syndrome of "alien body"
"My hand does not belong to me!" - This is not a quote from the thriller, but a description of one of the symptoms of the mysterious Cotard syndrome. People…

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The main enemies of health are chickens, antibiotics and syphilis

According to doctors, in Russia there is no control over the use of antibiotics in agriculture. It’s no secret that poultry is grown on antibiotics. Any chicken we eat is antibiotics. Moreover, chicken is grown on the same drugs that people then try to be treated for diseases. And they often try, unfortunately, without success.

At least some state control over antibiotics

“This year Russia for the first time joined the European Day for the Knowledge of Antibiotics,” stated Sergey Yakovlev, president of the All-Union Public Organization “Alliance of Clinical Chemotherapists and Microbiologists”. According to studies, the resistance (i.e. resistance) of pathogens to antibiotics in some regions of the Russian Federation reached 30 %. According to WHO recommendations, an antibiotic is not prescribed in those regions where resistance to it reaches 10%. At least some kind of state control is needed, ”Yakovlev believes.“ In the agricultural industry, the same antibiotics are used as in medicine, unfortunately. ” Continue reading

Why do our joints creak
The condition when the mobility of the joints is limited: they bend with difficulty and pain, is called contracture. This violation is characteristic of many ailments. What if this happened?…

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Are you, by any chance, not a cyberchondrick?
Soon we will ask each other such questions. Remember, as in a well-known literary work: I read the medical encyclopedia and found all diseases except for fever. Now everything is…

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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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"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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