What is the danger of raising 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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Heat stroke in a child: symptoms and first aid
Heat stroke is a dangerous condition for both a child and an adult. As many as three different diseases can develop from overheating of the body. In addition to heat…

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PMS in men: how it manifests itself and why it happens?
How many jokes women have to endure about the notorious PMS! Is there a PMS in men? It turns out that the stronger sex also suffers from this syndrome. In…

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How health depends on atmospheric pressure

A bad mood, a headache, and sometimes laziness, a person easily attributes to bad weather. Some of these statements are understood and even sympathetic. Others categorically reject this relationship. So, does the “heavenly office” really have such power over the human body? And how does atmospheric pressure (BP) affect health?
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Roseola in children: what is the “sixth disease”

Roseola in children is an acute disease that infants are susceptible to. Normally, it passes on its own in 6 days, hence the name “sixth disease”. Roseola or sudden exanthema is one of the most mysterious childhood diseases on the planet. A few decades ago, its symptoms were attributed to other diseases. It was possible to study it in detail only in the 20th century. Until now, neither scientists nor doctors have been able to prove the role of any of the pathogens. However, it is known that most cases of roseola in children are a primary infection caused by herpes virus types 6 and 7. It usually develops at an early age. This is due to the fact that up to 12 months of life, antibodies to this virus have 60-90% of children, and by 3-5 years – already 100%. Continue reading

Hemolytic disease of the newborn

Hemolytic disease of the newborn (GBN) is a pathological condition that is accompanied by massive decay of red blood cells. This is due to incompatibility due to the Rh factor, blood type, or other rarer reasons. As you understand, the hemolytic disease of the newborn is a medical conflict between the mother and the baby. In that article, you will learn how GMD develops and how it is treated.

Rhesus conflict and HDN
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Rhesus factor (Rh), in simple terms, is a specific protein (D-antigen). It is located on the surface of red blood cells. If it is present, then Rh + is absent, then Rh -. Rhesus conflict develops if the mother has a negative blood type, and the baby has a positive one. Continue reading

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Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis is a chronic disease in which arteries are affected and lipid and protein metabolism in blood vessels is disturbed. Atherosclerosis progresses over many years and causes cardiovascular diseases: hypertension,…

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Heart diseases
Heart disease occupies the first place as the cause of death worldwide, and mortality from them is constantly growing. Why is this happening ?: Sedentary lifestyle, poor diet, poor ecology,…

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First aid for electric shock: what can be done before the ambulance arrives
As a rule, we get an electric shock or electric shock in everyday life: broken sockets, electrical appliances, neglect of basic safety precautions are the main causes of electric trauma.…

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Appendicitis in a child: symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment
Appendicitis is the very process of inflammation in an organ called the appendix. It is a process in the form of a tube of sizes from 0.5 to 1.5 cm,…

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