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The latest medical news, expert views on key health issues, as well as advice on disease prevention and management.

Endocrinology

Tirzepatide for diabetes and obesity: efficacy and mechanism of action

Marina Virko  8 minutes
Tirzepatide for diabetes and obesity: efficacy and mechanism of action

Tirzepatide (branded Munjaro) improves blood sugar metabolism in patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes. It is able to reduce body weight by up to 26.6% on average.

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Oncology

A Second Opinion from Expert Center is Crucial for Liver Mts Surgery

Marina Virko  Reviews — 2  2 minutes
A Second Opinion from Expert Center is Crucial for Liver Mts Surgery

A German tumor center says patients with liver metastases of colon cancer should promptly seek a second opinion from a major center of expertise.

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Neurology

Long-awaited breakthrough in the fight against migraine: antibodies can prevent attacks of the disease

Marina Virko  5 minutes
Long-awaited breakthrough in the fight against migraine: antibodies can prevent attacks of the disease

Migraine in its various forms and manifestations is extremely common. The disease is characterized primarily by headache attacks and other symptoms of varying intensity and duration, often having a severe impact on a person's daily life.

 

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Cardiac Surgery

Heart valve surgery: current approaches

Marina Virko  18 minutes
Heart valve surgery: current approaches

An artificial heart valve is a genuinely handmade work, a true masterpiece of doctor and scientist work. These implants, which are created by long and painstaking effort, save lives when one's own organ ceases to perform its natural "gateway" function.

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Orthopedics

Hip arthroplasty: modern minimally invasive methods

Marina Virko  4,5 minutes
Hip arthroplasty: modern minimally invasive methods

Hip replacement is a complex procedure involving certain risks and challenges. Novel techniques can reduce postoperative morbidity, help to avoid complications and ensure better treatment outcomes.

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Mammology

Diffuse cystic mastopathy

Marina Virko
Diffuse cystic mastopathy

Specialists consider diffuse changes in the breast tissue as the initial stage of mastopathy. The condition is characterized by overgrowth of connective tissue with the formation of unformed lumps.

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Mammology

Intraductal breast papilloma

Marina Virko  7 minutes
Intraductal breast papilloma

Benign breast masses have the ability to transform into malignant tumors. The same applies to intraductal breast papilloma. The disease occurs in women and girls of any age. 

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Health news

What is the best way to manage hypertension?

Marina Virko  7 minutes
What is the best way to manage hypertension?

High blood pressure is a widespread problem. Despite the availability of four classes of medications, not all patients can be helped. Researchers from Uppsala have sought to find out the effect of changing drugs. 

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