Umbilical plaster
The umbilical hernia of newborns is a rather frequent phenomenon: it occurs in every fourth to fifth baby. What is an umbilical hernia? In a child with this pathology, the…

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What is pneumothorax of the lung
Pneumothorax (from the Greek "pneuma" - air and "thorax" - chest) - this is a pathology, consisting in the fact that air accumulates in the pleural cavity. Little anatomy In…

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What is the danger of increasing cholesterol in the blood?
Cholesterol is a fat-like substance, without which the normal functioning of the human body is impossible. Cholesterol is a kind of building frame that ensures the stability of cell membranes.…

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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 and in the human body: on the skin, mucous membranes of the gastrointestinal tract – and do not bring much harm. But under favorable conditions, bacteria begin to multiply actively, causing such well-known diseases as angina or furunculosis. As a rule, the human immune system resists these pathogens quite successfully. Continue reading

How to reduce the harm from smoking

The fact that smoking is harmful, is known to all. Nevertheless, many smokers, especially with great experience, are not able to quit this addiction (or rather, get rid of dependence). And someone just does not want to part with a cigarette. In this case, you should at least try to reduce the harm that our health does to smoking. Here are some tips for smokers.

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Correction of ingrown nail
An ingrown nail, or scientifically oniocryptosis, is the ingrown of the nail plate into the lateral edge of the nail shaft. Most often, the nail of the big toe grows…

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How to get rid of lipoma on the back
Lipoma (adipose) is a neoplasm, which modern medicine refers to benign. It occurs in the fatty subcutaneous tissues and can be no more than a pea, and can grow to…

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First aid in case of electric shock: what can be done before the ambulance arrives
Electrical damage, or electric shock, we usually get in everyday life: broken sockets, electrical appliances, neglect of elementary precautions - these are the main causes of electrical injury. But danger…

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What vitamins do smokers need to drink
Fans of pulling in cigarettes know how harmful smoking is. They regularly see this when they look at themselves in the mirror. Dry skin, yellowish teeth, brittle hair do not…

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