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

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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Radiology

Radiography and its types

Marina Virko  9 minutes
Radiography and its types

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. 

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Mammology

Gynecomastia in men

Marina Virko  9 minutes
Gynecomastia in men

Fat deposits in the breast area are often found in severely overweight men. But, in addition to this, breast enlargement can indicate serious disorders in the male body. The condition is called gynecomastia. 

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Endocrinology

Diabetes mellitus and pancreatic diseases: diagnostic errors

Marina Virko  Reviews — 2  7 minutes
Diabetes mellitus and pancreatic diseases: diagnostic errors

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common conditions. There are several forms of the disease, differing in cause and course, although in the background is always a disorder of glucose metabolism in the body. 

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Radiology

What is computed tomography (CT)?

Marina Virko  9 minutes
What is computed tomography (CT)?

Computed tomography is used to assess the condition of musculoskeletal structures and soft tissues. The procedure does not cause unpleasant feelings, provides a large amount of important information, and the amount of radiation exposure allows performing the examination as many times as necessary without harming the body.

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