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

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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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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