Prevention of malignant tumors
In the modern world, malignant neoplasm is a serious and dangerous disease, which is a medical and social problem. Mortality and morbidity rates are increasing annually worldwide, which is associated with lifestyle changes, environmental degradation and an increase in the influence of external and internal adverse factors.
Unfortunately, it is impossible to completely protect yourself and your loved ones from this disease, but there is an effective cancer prevention that allows you to minimize the risk of the disease. Quite a lot of research and observations have been accumulated about which factors contribute to the development of cancer, and which, on the contrary, significantly reduce the chances of a malignant tumor.
How to care for elderly relatives suffering from memory disorders.
If an elderly relative with memory disorders lives with you, you need to know that memory impairment and behavior changes are a manifestation of a disease that needs and can be treated!
Treatment is an indispensable condition that allows you to avoid serious difficulties in living together. Elderly patients with mental illnesses and memory disorders most often cannot provide themselves with the necessary vital needs: nutrition, hygiene, safety, etc. The elderly patient himself, suffering from a mental disorder, can no longer function independently and the people caring for him will have to take care of everything.
The intranasal method of administration of the COVID-19 vaccine
Vaccination is an effective way to protect yourself and your loved ones from coronavirus. For those who find it easier and more comfortable to receive the vaccine in the form of a nasal spray, an intranasal method of administering the vaccine "Gam-COVID-Vac" ("Sputnik V") is available.
This vaccine, as well as Sputnik V, consists of two components based on adenovirus vectors of the 26th and 5th types and is injected with a special spray nozzle into the nasal cavity at intervals of three weeks, that is, in the "prime-boost" mode ("prime-boost" mode – this is when the first component triggers the immune response (prime), and the second one accelerates and strengthens (boost). The drug forms immunity on the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract (mucosal immunity).
Alcohol addiction: what is it and how to avoid it
Now the treatment of alcohol-dependent people has become not only a problem of an individual and his family, but also a problem of national importance. 31% of divorces are initiated by women due to alcoholism of the spouse and the subsequent scandal.
In addition, alcoholism is one of the main reasons for the high crime rate in the country, the reason for a large number of accidents when a drunk driver at the wheel becomes the culprit of the tragedy.
Vegetables and fruits will help to reduce the calorie content of food
The best way to lose weight or maintain your own weight is to switch to a proper and balanced diet. Healthy low—calorie foods are, of course, vegetables and fruits containing a lot of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber.
Say no to drugs
Drugs are chemicals of plant or synthetic origin that can cause a change in the mental state, the systematic use of which leads to addiction.
Drug addiction is a disease caused by dependence on a narcotic drug or psychotropic substance.
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Coronavirus vaccination: the most important thing to know about vaccines
Vaccination against a new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) within the framework of the calendar of preventive vaccinations for epidemic indications is carried out to citizens in medical organizations, regardless of organizational and legal forms, if such organizations have a license providing for the performance of works (services) for vaccination (preventive vaccinations).
In the Russian Federation, the following vaccines have been registered for vaccination against COVID-19: a combined vector vaccine ("Gam-COVID-Vac"), a vaccine based on peptide antigens ("EpiVacCorona"), an inactivated whole-virion concentrated purified coronavirus vaccine ("CoviVac"), a vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 ("Sputnik Light"), a vaccine based on peptide antigens ("EpiVacCorona-N"), a combined vector vaccine ("Gam-COVID-Vak-M").
More than 900 thousand residents of the Lipetsk region have already been vaccinated against COVID-19
Vaccination is the most effective preventive measure for COVID-19. It reduces morbidity and mortality, increases life expectancy in general, improves the quality of life in many chronic diseases, prevents hospitalization.
To date, almost 918.8 thousand people have completed vaccination against COVID-19 in the region, of which more than 205.4 thousand people have already received a repeated dose of the vaccine.
Rehabilitation for cardiovascular diseases
Doctors begin to deal with the rehabilitation of a patient after a heart attack even in the hospital. It is clear that there is an individual approach to everyone. You will be prescribed mandatory medications and procedures, a course of physical therapy, and even sent to a sanatorium for a while.
But! Rule one: the success of recovery depends half on the patient, because the main condition for rehabilitation is a change in lifestyle. That is, a healthy diet, competent physical activity, proper sleep, timely pill intake.
What is the flu?
Influenza is an acute viral infection of the respiratory tract, characterized by damage to the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract, fever, intoxication, as well as disruption of the cardiovascular and nervous systems.
Influenza is one of the most severe and widespread viral diseases of the winter season.
Preservation of men's reproductive health
Reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being in all areas related to the reproductive system, including reproduction of offspring and harmony in the psychosocial relationships of the family.
The biological goal of mankind is reproduction, procreation. The problems of reproductive health of the population, especially adolescents and young people, in Russia in modern conditions acquire special social significance. By 2025, the reproductive potential of Russia may be at the "point of no return", from which it will be almost impossible to restore it! Very soon, Russia will fully feel the consequences of the huge demographic pit of the 90s. The number of women of childbearing age from 20 to 29 years, who account for 2/3 of the births of children, will approximately decrease by almost 2 times. Even today in Russia, the average fertility rate is noticeably lower than necessary for the simple maintenance of the population: 1.7 children per woman, with the necessary - 2.1.
What is hepatitis C
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, a large organ located in the right hypochondrium. There are many factors that can cause hepatitis, for example, alcohol consumption, taking certain medications or infection with certain viruses.
Hepatitis C is a disease that is caused by the hepatitis C virus. In this disease, the liver is mainly affected, but other important organs, such as the kidneys or thyroid gland, can also be damaged. If, after infection with the hepatitis C virus, the human body could not cope with it on its own and the virus continues to multiply for more than 6 months, then the disease has turned into a chronic form. Chronic hepatitis C occurs quite often, on average in 3 out of 4 people. Every fourth person has the disease on their own and often a person finds out about it accidentally after many years.
What you should Know and Do during the flu season if you are 65 years old or older
Prevention of diabetes mellitus.
According to the definition of experts of the World Health Organization: "Diabetes mellitus is a problem of all ages and all countries." Currently, diabetes mellitus ranks third among the direct causes of death after cardiovascular and oncological diseases, therefore, the solution of many issues related to this disease has been put at the state and federal level in many countries of the world.
Modern methods in determining chronic alcohol abuse
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On the importance of vaccination against COVID-19: the vaccination campaign in the Lipetsk region continues
The COVID-19 virus is transmitted by airborne droplets. Coughing, sneezing and even ordinary breathing of an infected person can serve to spread the virus. The virus is capable of causing systemic immunopathological reactions, respiratory failure and is especially dangerous for older people and those who are at risk. It is easy to get infected with the virus – it is enough to be near the sick person. Therefore, it is necessary to comply with safety measures, among which one of the most effective is vaccination.
To date, almost 900.6 thousand people have completed vaccination against COVID-19 in the region, of which 199.6 thousand people have already received a repeated dose of the vaccine.
Preventive gynecological examinations of girls and adolescents
Special attention is paid to the reproductive health of children in our country. The urgency of the problem is connected with the growth of the general gynecological morbidity and with the difficult demographic situation in Russia. According to statistics, every tenth girl is diagnosed with gynecological disease.
Preventive examinations of children by gynecologists at certain decreed age periods are of great importance in the prevention and early detection of problems in reproductive health.
Antimicrobial resistance is a threat to humanity
Antibiotics are substances that fight bacteria or fungi, destroying or suppressing their growth and reproduction. Thanks to antibiotics, modern doctors can cope with many infections and severe complications that could previously be fatal for patients with sepsis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, meningitis, syphilis and other infections.
Humanity managed to acquire an impressive arsenal of antimicrobial drugs and began to actively use them everywhere: from medicine to agriculture. The widespread use of antibiotics only accelerates the development of resistance of microorganisms.