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The most widely spread female malignancy has several variations, each requiring a particular treatment strategy. It looks that we have finally got a promising cure for one of its most dangerous subtypes.
New generation antidiabetic drugs, which appeared on the market relatively recently, are rightfully considered a breakthrough in the treatment of this widespread and dangerous disease. At the same time, they are not only able to regulate blood sugar levels, but also to fight the frequent "companion" of diabetes - obesity.
Among the problems related to the mammary glands, mastopathy is the most common. The disease comes in a number of types. In young girls until the age of 35, fibroadenoma of the mammary gland is common. The condition may not be disturbing for an extended period. In some cases, pain occurs in the latter half of the menstrual cycle under the influence of altered hormonal levels.
Mastopathy is a benign disease of the mammary glands, which is accompanied by changes in the glandular breast tissue. The condition affects 50-80% of women of childbearing age, mainly from 30 to 50 years, and is manifested by cycle-dependent breast swelling and pain, ending up with the formation of nodes and cysts. What options can modern breast care offer for the diagnosis and treatment of this disease?
Magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography are diagnostic procedures that are highly informative, which has made them especially popular. They are used both routinely and in emergencies. However, patients often have a CT scan, rather than an MRI, since the former is more affordable. The average person does not always understand the difference between these two types of imaging studies, and which diagnostic method is more preferable in each particular case.
Vision disorder due to the irregular shape of the cornea in a child can lead to serious problems, so it is important to identify and treat it in time.
A survey showed that 62% of German patients look up their symptoms on the Internet before visiting a doctor, and the trend is increasing year by year.
Radiography was invented over a century ago, but it has still been used in almost all medical fields. It is a non-invasive method of examination that allows timely detection of abnormal conditions in neurology, gastroenterology, gynecology, urology, traumatology, and so on. The procedure does not involve any unpleasant sensations and has minimal contraindications.