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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"Caught" tick: how to remove an insect without harm to health
Camping, unfortunately, often spoils insects - especially ticks. This year they are especially active and dangerous: ixodic ticks that live in Ukraine are carriers of tick-borne borreliosis or Lyme disease.…

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Varicocele – the cause of male infertility: how to treat the disease

Varicose veins of the spermatic cord or varicocele is one of the causes of male infertility. By itself, this pathology in most cases does not bother the man, varicocele is often detected in adolescents during puberty. In men, varicose veins of the spermatic cord are diagnosed quite often, in 10-15% of cases of andrological diseases. Although the disease does not affect the sexual functions of men, but it makes it impossible to conceive a child. In addition, sometimes varicocele is accompanied by pain and unaesthetic appearance of the testicle, so in any case it is better to treat the disease. Continue reading

Take care of the male health of the mother: what is cryptorchidism

Prevalent malformation abnormality is the absence of testicles in the scrotum. Cryptorhizm (a medical name for an anomaly) is not a catastrophe for a boy or a future husband, but if he does not solve the problem, then in the future men’s health is threatened by a number of problems: from infertility to testicle cancer.
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Allergy to breast milk in children: symptoms and risk factors

Milk is a useful product that contains calcium, various vitamins and minerals, rich in proteins and fats. However, milk is not always useful for children, and in some babies (about 10% of the total) milk allergy is present. How to understand that this problem is just about your child?
Why is there an allergy to milk protein?
The protein that is part of the cow’s milk, falling into the body, breaks down into separate elements, which are usually well digested. However, in children, the digestive system is immature, and they may not have the necessary enzymes to split the protein. Continue reading

What causes inflamed lymph nodes on the neck?
Lymph nodes are the basic components of the human lymphatic system responsible for the production of immune cells. These immune cells neutralize viruses that penetrate the human body from the…

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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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How to strengthen the immune system and why do we need immunity
March 1 is not only the beginning of spring, but also World Immunity Day. This day was chosen by the world community not by chance: after all, with the onset…

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