Unusual Diseases: Aarskog Syndrome
Aarskog’s syndrome, aka Aaskorg-Scott syndrome, aka faciosydigitogenital dysplasia, is a very rare hereditary disease: it occurs in one out of a million people. It manifests itself as pathological changes in…

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The most popular breeding grounds for viruses and bacteria
If ordinary people are asked the question: “Where are the viruses and bacteria most often found?”, Then nine out of ten people will say: “In the toilet”. And make a…

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Protein deficiency in the body: symptoms and methods of replenishment
Proteins are the main material that our body consists of. Lack of proteins leads to serious consequences, up to disruption of all organs and systems. What is protein and why…

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Gaucher disease

A rather rare hereditary disease characterized by the fact that a patient accumulates fats of a certain type in the cells of bones and internal organs – glucocerebrosides. Gaucher disease is a rare disease, it occurs in one of 40-100 thousand. But in closed ethnic communities in which kinship is common, cases of the disease can be an order of magnitude more.
Gaucher disease

The “culprit” of this pathology is a mutated gene responsible for the activity of the enzyme that breaks down fats (lipids) of glucocerebrosides. As a result, these unprocessed lipids accumulate in the cells of various organs. Hence the second name of the disease – glucocerebroside lipidosis. Continue reading

How often do you need to be tested

Excellent health few can boast of. Bad ecology, a busy rhythm of life, heredity, bad habits contribute to the development of diseases. And even half of those who are confident in their good health are often mistaken. After all, pathologies are able to proceed secretively for a long time.

The only method to detect diseases at the initial stage is a regular medical examination. It remains only to remember what research needs to be done and how often to take tests.

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Anaphylactic shock: what to do before the ambulance arrives?

Anaphylactic shock: what to do before the ambulance arrives?
Anaphylaxis, also called anaphylactic shock, is an allergic reaction that proceeds extremely severely and is deadly.

How does anaphylactic shock develop?
It occurs when the body meets the allergen for the second time. When an allergen substance first enters the body, the immune system reacts to it, producing specific substances – immunoglobulins. The so-called sensitization of the body.

When the same allergen comes into contact with the body a second time, it is recognized by immunoglobulins and the immune cells in response emit special substances – inflammatory mediators that give an allergic reaction: itching, swelling, and a drop in pressure. Continue reading

Reasons to Seek Genetics
What the geneticist does Medical genetics is a part of human genetics that studies diseases and pathologies caused by heredity. A genetic doctor studies hereditary diseases and the conditions under…

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How we age: sarcopenia
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Sex and prostatitis. Everyone should know this.
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Depression in spring: what causes seasonal exacerbation
In the spring, nature wakes up and all life enjoys the sun and heat. But for some reason, in some precisely in the spring, melancholy and despondency attack. They feel…

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