Thyroid hormones and which tests to take
In this article we will talk about thyroid hormones. I am often approached with problems: “I have very dry skin”, “Why can my hair roll like this?”, “Why are there…

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Russian scientists have revealed the work of evolutionarily new genes in tumors
A tumor is a pathological process, which is a newly formed tissue in which, due to genetic changes, cellular regulation and, accordingly, functionality are disturbed. Tumors are divided into benign…

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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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Why is folic acid needed for pregnant women?

There are a great many vitamins that the human body needs. An important element for health and development is folic acid (vitamin B9). It is she who is involved in metabolic processes, as well as in the production of red blood cells, in the work of the LCD tract and nervous system. In addition, B9 is actively involved in the functioning of the immune, vascular and cardiac systems. Folic acid is especially important during pregnancy, so you should not leave this substance unattended.

Why does a person need folic acid?

The human body must receive this vitamin in sufficient quantities. Many ignore him, believing that he does not play a significant role. In fact, folacin is vital for literally every person, because thanks to him:

– cell division is carried out;

– the processes of protein breakdown in the human body; Continue reading

Nutritional botulism: causes and symptoms

Botulism is a serious toxic and infectious disease, which, it would seem, remained in the distant nineties, when we ourselves made stewed meat or received canned goods overdue on cards … However, no! From time to time, people come across botulism, so this article will be useful to everyone.

Key Facts About the Disease
Clostridium botulinum – this is the name of a bacterium that, under conditions of low oxygen content, produces dangerous toxins (the very same botulinum toxins).
Botulinum toxins are among the most powerful poisons known to date.
Botulinum toxins block nerve impulses and can lead to respiratory and muscle paralysis.
Human botulism can be attributed to food botulism, childhood botulism, wound botulism and botulism as a result of inhalation of spores or other types of intoxication. Continue reading

Teeth don’t wait, like people don’t be late

We are always waiting for something or someone. We are waiting for the tooth fairy to arrive, who will wave the wand and the child’s teeth will stop hurting. Well, or the child will stop complaining. Waiting is an insidious enemy. It will not play in your favor, especially in “dental matters”. Today I give an example of common situations that are urgent.

We don’t wait, but we go to the dentist

The first teeth without enamel
Let’s say a child is 1 year old. His milk teeth have just begun to erupt, but they are without enamel. Parents think they need to wait. They argue that the baby is still small and everything will get better in time. Continue reading

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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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…

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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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Scientists have explained how an additional component can triple the effect of a vaccine
With an increase in population and an increase in the level of migration of the world's population, the risk of major epidemics also increases. To prevent them, scientists around the…

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