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…

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What causes cancer: myths and reality
Over the past few decades, the culprits of cancer have been prescribed a variety of things: bras, and mouthwash, and a number of different products. Not all of these things…

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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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Breast cancer, or What women are most afraid of

A high risk of oncology, and not the breast disease itself, is inherited only in 5-10% of all identified cases. Moreover, mutations in genes that increase the risk of breast cancer can be transmitted both maternally and paternally. In women, they often lead to the development of an oncological process, namely, to breast or ovarian cancer. Among the male population, oncological diseases associated with the mutation of these genes are much smaller. Such organs as the prostate and pancreas, testicles, intestines suffer from them.

What is sporadic cancer
Much more common is the so-called random, or in other words, sporadic cancer. It accounts for 80% of all cases of diseases and occurs against the background of a combination of certain risk factors. These are age, the time of the beginning and end of menstruation, the absence of pregnancy and lactation, obesity, radiation, and some others.

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Appendicitis: is surgery always necessary?
Appendicitis: is surgery always necessary? 8851.png The word "appendicitis" we hear quite often. In childhood, parents and teachers tell us about him, doctors check us for his presence or absence.…

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Parasites: easy to catch, easy to drive away
Do not fry the barbecue. Sushi made from stale fish was served in a cafe. Swam in the pool with a dubious reputation. The kids kissed the country cats and…

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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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Cough - wet or dry? How to treat a cough in a child
There are several types of bronchitis. And they need to be treated in different ways. First, determine which cough annoys you, and, guided by the advice of Leonid Muskorenko, select…

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