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…

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Alcohol poisoning: first aid
Alcoholic poisoning of moderate severity can be treated at home on their own, with a more severe degree of alcohol intoxication, the patient needs medical assistance and hospital treatment. Here…

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What is the difference between generic drugs and original drugs?
Surely you are faced with the fact that the medicine of the same action, with the same active substance is different, and the price may vary significantly. Pharmacies explain that…

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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

Is it true that anesthesia is harmful to the body?

The term “anesthesia” has a terrifying effect on many people. After all, it completely deprives a person of the ability to control himself. Perhaps that is why there are a lot of various rumors about him. Which of them is true, and what is a myth? And what is the harm of anesthesia?

What is anesthesia?
Anesthesia is the state of inhibition of the central nervous system, the main goal of which is to achieve pain relief. Doctors achieve this effect with the help of special preparations – anesthetics. Continue reading

Atherosclerosis

Causes of Atherosclerosis
The cause of atherosclerosis is a metabolic fat, having a genetic origin. Among the factors that determine the disease are also excessive consumption of fatty foods high in cholesterol, sugar, lack of physical activity, high blood pressure, overweight, and diabetes. As a result of the action of one or several of these factors, a large amount of cholesterol is contained in the blood of a patient with atherosclerosis. It settles on the inner walls of the arteries, forming the so-called cholesterol plaques. As a result, the arteries harden, and their lumen narrows, preventing blood flow, which leads to starvation of tissues. Malnutrition organs, especially the heart and brain, are affected. Continue reading

What is the difference between generic drugs and original drugs?
Surely you are faced with the fact that the medicine of the same action, with the same active substance is different, and the price may vary significantly. Pharmacies explain that…

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Scoliosis in children
Scoliosis is a deformity of the spinal column, its lateral curvature. This pathology is very common: today, scoliosis of varying severity is found in 80% of schoolchildren. What is scoliosis…

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What operations should not be done in the summer
In the summer, as a rule, many take a vacation. Someone goes to rest on the resort, someone prefers the summer cottage, some are going to make repairs at home.…

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Modern aesthetic surgery: genital plastics
This direction of aesthetic surgery appeared relatively recently: the first modern operation of this kind - the restoration of the hymen - was carried out in 1962 in Italy: the…

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