Removal of brain tumors - surgery without a knife
Today, the treatment of brain tumors, both malignant and benign, is increasingly used direction of radiation therapy, which uses high-precision radiation, the so-called stereotactic. What is stereotactic radiation? Stereotactic radiation…

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Symptoms of acclimatization
If you are going on a long trip: on a business trip or a long-awaited vacation, do not forget about acclimatization, which can cause a lot of trouble. After all,…

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First aid for food poisoning
Food poisoning (food intoxication) is a nuisance from which no one is immune. That is why you need to be able to recognize it and provide necessary assistance to yourself…

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Surgery to remove the adenoids

Surgery to remove the adenoids is the most common surgical intervention in young children. But before talking about the operation itself, it is necessary to understand what adenoids are and in what cases they should be deleted.

What are adenoids
Adenoids are a nasopharyngeal tonsil, one of eight tonsils that are part of the immune system. Adenoids consist of lymphoid tissue and actively fight infection that enters the body through the nasopharynx. Continue reading

Spleen diseases

People far from medicine know very little about the spleen. Well, located somewhere in the left side. And why it is needed, what functions in the body it performs, what diseases are associated with this organ – as a rule, very few of the nonmedics know about it. But I must say that the spleen is still a mystery for doctors – it is clearly not enough studied.

What is the spleen and what is it for?
It is the largest organ of the immune system, located on the left side of the abdominal cavity behind the stomach. Continue reading

How to treat wounds and abrasions

Cuts, abrasions, scratches, wounds in everyday life are common. Especially often this happens with children, but adults are not immune from minor injuries.

What to do in such cases? It seems that everyone knows this: poured iodine or alcohol, glued a plaster or tied up with a bandage – and everything is in order.

In reality, the situation is a little different. If you improperly treat a wound or abrasion, it will hurt and heal longer, an ugly scar will remain after it, and serious complications are also possible. Continue reading

What helps the joints stay healthy
Joints are an ideal mechanism by which we make any movements: we walk, we get up, we sit down and lie down, we hold objects in our hands, etc. Ill-being…

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Toxic shock syndrome
How shock develops Toxins produced by streptococcus A and Staphylococcus aureus, the most pathogenic species of these microorganisms, cause shock. In general, these bacteria in many live in the environment…

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When medicines can cause harm
In the home first aid kits usually reigns chaos. Along with high-quality medicines, they contain old, worn preparations, on which even the name is difficult to read. With this "good"…

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Vascular Genesis
Vascular genesis is not a disease in itself, but an indication of its origin, that is, diseases of vascular genesis are diseases caused by impaired blood circulation in various vessels…

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