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

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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Oncology

Kidney cancer: diagnosis and treatment methods

Marina Virko  Reviews — 3  12 minutes
Kidney cancer: diagnosis and treatment methods

In most cases, malignant kidney tumors arise from the epithelial cells of nephrons (the basic elements of the renal structure) and represent renal cell carcinomas. As a rule, the disease affects only one part of the paired organ and is often detected by chance.

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Gastroenterology

Crohn's disease: causes, symptoms and treatment

Marina Virko  Reviews — 1  9 minutes
Crohn's disease: causes, symptoms and treatment

Constant bowel movement problems in the form of diarrhea can indicate Crohn's disease. Inflammation may occur in any part of the digestive system, from the mouth to the rectum. The disease is chronic and requires regular drug treatment and a diet.

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Neurology

Epilepsy: symptoms, diagnosis, treatment

Marina Virko  Reviews — 2  9 minutes
Epilepsy: symptoms, diagnosis, treatment

An epileptic seizure is not always accompanied by convulsions. Also, not every convulsion is a sign of epilepsy. To avoid misdiagnosis and incorrect treatment, a comprehensive examination is required, including a detailed anamnesis, evaluation of clinical symptoms and imaging tests. Important notice: diagnostic procedures should not be delayed!

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Gastroenterology

Non-specific ulcerative colitis

Marina Virko
Non-specific ulcerative colitis

Blood in the stool can indicate various intestinal conditions, including erosions, tumors, polyps and so on. But in combination with diarrhoea and cramping pains they are more often a sign of non-specific ulcerative colitis. The exact cause of the disease is not known, as well as there is no single method of treatment. Therefore, it is recommended to take into account the opinions of several doctors when undergoing an examination and choosing treatment.

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