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

Gynecology

Endometriosis: new genetic risk factors have been discovered

Marina Virko  8 minutes
Endometriosis: new genetic risk factors have been discovered

The exact mechanisms of the disease, which occurs in hundreds of millions of women worldwide, have not yet been determined. However, a recent large-scale study has identified a number of genetic factors that can cause abnormal endometrium overgrowth. 

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Health news

Vaccine against breast cancer: the trials were successful

Marina Virko  8 minutes
Vaccine against breast cancer: the trials were successful

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.

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Endocrinology

Novel diabetes medications and their role in reducing excess weight

Marina Virko  Reviews — 2  8 minutes
Novel diabetes medications and their role in reducing excess weight

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.

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Mammology

Fibroadenoma of the breast

Marina Virko  8 minutes
Fibroadenoma of the breast

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. 

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Mammology

Fibrocystic mastopathy: symptoms and treatment

Marina Virko  7 minutes
Fibrocystic mastopathy: symptoms and treatment

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. 

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Radiology

How MRI differs from CT: the difference in methods

Marina Virko
How MRI differs from CT: the difference in methods

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. 

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Ophtalmology

Astigmatism in Children

Marina Virko  4 minutes
Astigmatism in Children

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.

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Health news

Many Germans Search the Internet for Treatment Alternatives

Marina Virko  3 minutes
Many Germans Search the Internet for Treatment Alternatives

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.

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