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…

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Fibrinogen, what is it and why can it be increased?
Fibrinogen is a protein that is an effective indicator of the rate of blood clot formation. A fibrinogen blood test is used to detect abnormalities that can lead to thrombosis.…

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Headache during pregnancy: features, causes and treatment

Women who have a baby regularly suffer from migraines. Headaches often occur in the first three months of an “interesting” situation, and continue to bother until the baby is born.

Features of a headache during pregnancy

Often migraine attacks are accompanied by vomiting, indigestion, vision problems, nausea, dizziness, and other negative sensations. In many women, pain symptoms spread throughout the upper body. Often it breaks the back of the head, frontal parts of the head “tear” or crush whiskey.

Headache during pregnancy may not be associated with any pathology. In such cases, this is simply a reaction of the body to changes that occur with a woman. Hormonal “explosions”, toxicosis, lack of nutrients and vitamins and many other causes can trigger pain. Continue reading

Split personality: myths and the truth about dissociative identity disorder

Dissociative identity disorder (previously multiple personality disorder) – a violation in which there is a split personality into two or more “I”. For this reason, the term “split personality” cannot be considered correct. In a person with this syndrome, more than two completely different personalities can get along. This is just one of the myths that hovers over the disorder, creating a misconception about the disease. Consider other myths and real facts related to dissociative disorder.

“Split personality” – myths and facts

In order to explain the significance of the disease, you need to understand what a person is. It is believed that the personality is the social nature of a person, a kind of psychological education that can develop in the process of life. Over time, it is the individual who takes control of the person’s decisions and the management of simpler functions. Self-awareness and memory of a person belong entirely to the individual. It is she who is responsible for the thoughts, experiences and control of human actions. Continue reading

Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy – symptoms, prevention and treatment

Many pregnant women, instead of enjoying their excellent position, concentrate on diseases, sometimes extremely rare, like toxoplasmosis. In order to alleviate unnecessary anxiety and arm yourself with valuable recommendations for the prevention of toxoplasmosis, we will talk about this infection, its specifics during pregnancy, as well as discuss tests and treatment.

Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy

Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic (non-viral and non-bacterial) disease that causes the multicellular parasite Toxoplasma gonii. An extremely unpleasant infection to carry during pregnancy. The parasite lives and multiplies in the cat family, and other mammals, including humans, can be an intermediate host.

Toxoplasmosis is common in warm countries (South America, Asia), so for Russia it is considered a “forgotten” disease. However, 20% of the population of our country have the presence of antibodies-immunoglobulins in the blood, which indicates contact with this parasite in the past. Continue reading

Estrogens. Why can the “most female” hormones be raised or lowered?
Estrogens are the most female hormones, although men also have them. In fact, this is not one hormone, but the collective name of sex hormones that are similar in characteristics.…

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Color blindness - types, interesting facts and a diagnostic test with pictures
Color blindness is a violation of the color perception of vision. Simply put, color blind is a person who does not distinguish between certain colors or shades. According to statistics,…

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Magnetic nanomaterials proposed to be used in the fight against liver fibrosis
In an article published in the journal Cells, scientists from the Baltic Federal University named after I. Kant, together with colleagues from NUST “MISiS” and the Rhine-Westphalian Technical University of…

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How to get rid of heartburn - 5 effective folk remedies
Heartburn is an unpleasant burning sensation in the chest and heart area that many have experienced after eating. This feeling can be disturbing for several minutes or even hours, causing…

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