Month: September 2021

How donation works

THE MOST KNOWS LITTLE ABOUT ORGAN DONORATION AND TRANSPLANTATION – but there are many frightening legends about them: even adults are ready to retell horror stories about the “black market”, children who are “kidnapped for organs”, and finally, the opportunity to pay off creditors with their own kidney. We tried to figure out how donation works in […]

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Oral Antibiotics: “Strong” and “Weak”

Myths and scientific facts about the effectiveness and safety of antibacterial drugs Scientists claim that bacteria have existed on Earth for at least 3, 8×109 years, while antibiotics have been used in clinical practice only since the 40s of the last century. But even this time was enough for the drugs of this group to […]

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10 signs that you are drinking too much

More recently, we wrote about alcohol addiction – and that for women, this problem is associated with social expectations and gender stereotypes. It seems to most of us that alcoholism does not threaten those who do not go into binges, do not get drunk until they lose consciousness, and generally consume only high-quality alcohol in an intelligent company. However, the […]

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How to avoid fractures

IT IS DIFFICULT TO FIND A PERSON WHO WOULD NOT HAVE ANY KNEE , BACK OR NECK AT LEAST IN LIFE – but few people know how to properly take care of their bones and joints. Do I need to drink chondroprotectors – drugs that protect the articular cartilage? Is running dangerous for your knees? What is salt deposition? Is it true […]

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What substitutes will help you not give up sweets

FILMS AND PROGRAMS , books and articles are being made ABOUT THE HARM OF EXCESSIVE CONSUMPTION OF SUGAR , and governments are fighting the “white death” at the legislative level. Great Britain plans to introduce a “sugar tax”, which will mainly affect sugary carbonated drinks; in Spanish Catalonia, a similar initiative recently came into force – and each can of cola now costs a few […]

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