Platelet scattering will help in the treatment of cardiovascular disease
Scientists from the I. Kant Baltic Federal University using Raman spectroscopy examined the platelets of patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases and compared them with the spectra of healthy people’s cells.…

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How to start enjoying motherhood: postpartum depression and methods to combat it
The first thing a woman hears after the birth of a child is numerous congratulations from family and friends. And the whole environment seems to impose a state of happiness…

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Human cells used to determine carcinogenicity of substances.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a new screening method that is faster, easier and more accurate than existing tests, can determine if a particular…

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Polypharmacy or “The more, the better?”

What is polypharmacy?

Polypharmacy is the appointment of several drugs at the same time. So the term is described in the “Small Medical Encyclopedia” M .: 1991-96. Often, the lists are impressive and unjustified. At the international level, there is no clear definition of how many drugs are considered polypharmacy.

By the order of the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation of November 22, 2010 N 1022: On approval of the Procedure for the provision of honey. assistance to the population on the profile of “Clinical Pharmacology” given this definition. Polypharmacy is considered the simultaneous treatment of a patient with five or more drugs. With a course of treatment – the appointment of more than 10 drugs. You need to understand that even 2 drugs are already interacting with each other. The principle “the more the better” can upset the patient with adverse side effects. Continue reading

The child smokes: what to do to parents
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