Summer without hepatitis A: jaundice prevention
Jaundice (Botkin's disease) or hepatitis A is a seasonal disease. It is in the summer and early autumn that infectious disease specialists report outbreaks of jaundice. Hepatitis has several types,…

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Live and inactivated vaccines: what is the difference, which one is better?
Vaccination is an important preventive measure for many serious diseases, it plays a key role in the issue of preserving the health of the nation. Therefore, you should understand what…

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What is botulism?
Botulism is an acute toxic and infectious disease in which severe damage to the human nervous system occurs. The causative agent of botulism is in the intestine of animals, birds,…

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Pigment spots on the skin: how to get rid of them?
Freckles and age spots also appear with such a long-awaited spring sun. In most cases, the pigmentation of the skin in the spring is caused by exposure to ultraviolet rays.…

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Butterfly children: how to help the sick with severe skin ailment?

A child is an innocent being who deserves only attention, love and hope for a happy life. And how unfair it is that children are born with severe congenital diseases that make their lives a real hell, and every day they struggle for survival. At the same time, adults surrounding the crumb will suffer. One such terrible disease is epidermolysis bullosa.
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Infectious lichen: why is it dangerous to treat the skin itself

Sore spots on the skin or scaly bubbles may be deprived. This skin disease can be of several types, but today let’s talk about the depriving infectious nature. The source of infection can be not only a sick person, but also an animal, the soil on which the causative agents of the disease fell. In the summer, the risk of picking up the lichen increases, so it is important to know the “enemy by sight”.
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The main summer allergens: prevention and treatment of pollinosis

Summer, like spring, is the season of flowering of many plants. It is pollen in most cases that causes pollinosis — an allergic reaction to pollen from flowering herbs, flowers, shrubs, etc. When breathing on the mucous membrane of the nose of a person suffering from allergies, pollen stimulates the immune system. For immunity allergy pollen is perceived as a foreign aggressor and the immune system begins to actively produce antibodies to fight it. Some foods, spices, household items, smells, etc. may further enhance the effect of allergens.
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Bronchial asthma: modern treatment methods
The incidence of asthma in Ukraine is increasing every year, especially among children. Where does such data come from, if medical statistics based on appeals to medical institutions only mean…

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Why is it dangerous to strip off birthmarks? Possible consequences and first aid
Birthmarks are benign tumors on the skin, which usually do not endanger the health and life of a person. However, too large birthmarks or those that are located in places…

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