Whooping cough

Whooping coughWHOOPING cough is an acute infectious disease related to respiratory anthroponoses; characterized by bouts of spasmodic coughing. Occurs mainly in children of early and preschool age. Etiology, pathogenesis. Pathogen - small, ovoid, gram-negative Bacillus that is unstable in the environment. Entrance gate infection - upper respiratory tract, where and vegetates pertussis wand. Formed by the toxin causes irritation to the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract and has a General effect mainly on the nervous system, resulting in developing spastic component (spastic condition of the diaphragm and other respiratory muscles, bronchospasm, the tendency to spasm of peripheral vessels), and in young children - sometimes clinico-tonic spasms of skeletal muscles. Читать полностью -->

Oncologists write a letter to the leadership of the country

Oncologists write a letter to the leadership of the countryThe participants of the VI all-Russian Congress of oncologists, which takes place in Rostov-on-don, 9-14 October, intend to make an appeal to the leadership of the country, said the Director of the Rostov research Institute of Oncology Yuri Sidorenko at a press conference in Rostov-on-don on Wednesday. In circulation will be affected by the reform of the health system, training, logistics facilities in the field of Oncology. "The treatment was developed, now we need to discuss it - or so they all agreed, or made some amendments. When they are done, it will be announced and released," said Y. Sidorenko. Meanwhile, according to another participant of the press conference, the chief oncologist of Russia, Director of the Moscow research oncological Institute (of Moscow). Читать полностью -->

Detroit started the epidemic of syphilis

Detroit started the epidemic of syphilisDetroit started the epidemic of syphilis The American city of Detroit struck the biggest outbreak of syphilis. The Ministry of health of the United States stated that the cause of the epidemic in Detroit was the poor performance of the civil servants in the fight against the disease since 1990-ies. About it on Thursday, writes USA Today. Only from 30 July 2002 to the present day in Detroit marked 245 new cases of syphilis. According to Loretta Davis-Satter, Director of the Department of the Ministry of health of the United States, responsible for combating the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, by the end of the year this figure will increase to 500. In addition, citing figures from the Centers for control and prevention in Atlanta, the Director noted that by the end of the year percentage of patients with syphilis in Detroit will be the highest in the country. Читать полностью -->

Emerald

EmeraldEmerald *29r*Emerald is a rich green, transparent variety of beryl, which is rare and very much appreciated. The most beautiful and expensive emeralds are mined in Colombia. The emerald talisman mothers and navigators. Pregnant women wore emerald amulets that after the birth of the child was immediately hung in his crib. He gives joy and gladness, peace, harmony and hope, victory in battle, tact and generosity, talent and grace, eloquence, without a trace of hypocrisy and self-esteem, insight. He even gives the ability of foresight. Читать полностью -->

Ultrasonography of pregnant women declared dangerous for a child

Ultrasonography of pregnant women declared dangerous for a childUltrasonography of pregnant women declared dangerous for a child American regulatory authorities and independent experts are concerned about the growing number of women who during pregnancy visit the centers, where they do an ultrasound portrait of a child. In typical cases of uncomplicated pregnancy with the Americans assign only one ultrasound, so that they find time for their own money more often to look at the baby's face. One example of such companies is Fetal Fotos, based in salt lake city. Their services depending on the image resolution and the method of its cost saving in 60-120 dollars. Some go there repeatedly, and from a lack of clients, the centre does not suffer. According to American Institute of ultrasound in medicine, such companies in the United States may be several thousand. Читать полностью -->

Experts want you to stop panic about bird flu

Experts want you to stop panic about bird fluAvian influenza to date do not pose a serious threat to humans, so people should not panic about this, consider the Hong Kong experts. Speaking on Tuesday to members of the American chamber of Commerce of Hong Kong, Hong Kong experts noted that premature hysteria around this issue can lead to sad results, both for the economy and for the psychological state of society. "Actually, all the latest information on avian influenza is primarily bad news for birds, not people. Avian influenza, as the name implies, it's a bird disease," stated the expert in mass communications University of Hong Kong Thomas Abraham. The first strain of the H5N1 bird flu virus that claimed over the last two years in Southeast Asia the lives of nearly 70 people, appeared right in Hong Kong in 1997. On this basis, local experts consider to be the most experienced in the fight against the virus. Читать полностью -->

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