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

Cardiology

Atherosclerosis and its causes, diagnosis and treatment methods

Marina Virko
Atherosclerosis and its causes, diagnosis and treatment methods

Circulatory disorders can have various origins. It is believed that the predominance of fatty foods in the diet leads to an increase in the level of cholesterol in the blood. Subsequently, it is deposited on the walls of the arteries. As a result, the vessel lumen narrows and the organ supplied with blood begins to lack nutrients, which causes the symptoms of atherosclerosis.

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Mammology

Breast needle biopsy

Marina Virko  7 minutes
Breast needle biopsy

Breast biopsy is a diagnostic procedure aimed at obtaining the contents of an abnormal mass in the breast for histological examination using a needle. It is a minimally invasive and highly informative method. 

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Gastroenterology

Barrett's esophagus (Barrett's syndrome)

Marina Virko  9 minutes
Barrett's esophagus (Barrett's syndrome)

Barrett's oesophagus is a precancerous lesion that develops due to a chronic inflammatory process which results in the degenerayion of the squamous epithelium of the esophagus into columnar epithelium. There is a high probability that the disease will develop into an adenocarcinoma of the esophagus.

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Health news

A Second Opinion Disproves a Hollywood Star’s Diagnosis

Marina Virko  3,5 minutes
A Second Opinion Disproves a Hollywood Star’s Diagnosis

Sharon Stone underwent several catheter procedures before it turned out she had a uterine fibroid which needed surgery rather than epidural pain relief.

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Neurology

Epilepsy in children: from supporting drugs to complete cure

Marina Virko  8 minutes
Epilepsy in children: from supporting drugs to complete cure

Childhood epilepsy is one of the most common the central nervous system disorders and can occur as early as in newborns. Just as in adults, in children it can take different forms, with seizures appearing seemingly for no particular reason.

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Oncology

Paget disease

Marina Virko  Reviews — 1
Paget disease

Flaking skin around the nipple of the breast in a woman does not always indicate an allergic reaction or skin disorder. Such symptoms may show the presence of Paget's disease. The condition is rare, but this type of breast cancer should be ruled out before treating any rashes in the nipple and areola area.

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Health news

Breast Cancer Treatment Without Chemotherapy

Marina Virko  Reviews — 1  5 minutes
Breast Cancer Treatment Without Chemotherapy

Thanks to new studies, it is now possible to successfully treat breast cancer without chemotherapy. One of the leading German mammologists, Dr. Oleg Gluz, reported about it at the 2022 ESMO Congress.

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Mammology

Breast Cyst

Marina Virko  Reviews — 1  7 minutes
Breast Cyst

Cystic masses are characterized by hidden symptoms. They are often detected during preventive screening in women aged 30-50. If a breast cyst has been detected, the issue of specific treatment planning arises.

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