The incidence of bronchial asthma in Ukraine is increasing every year, especially among children. Where do these data, if medical statistics based on appeals to the medical institution, only indicates that only 3% of Ukrainians suffer from this disease?
Are we at risk of asthma?
That’s the point, that the actual level of morbidity does not show these data: according to the data of the Association of Allergists of Ukraine, official data only shows each 20th patient with allergic reactions, including asthma. Continue reading
In recent weeks, the whole world is in panic about the so-called “SARS”. Meanwhile, the term “atypical pneumonia” entered into practice as early as the 40s of the 20th century and was used to characterize pneumonia, which are difficult to treat with sulfa drugs and penicillin. In recent years, the group of “atypical pneumonia” has been replenished with pathogens that are very different in their biology. The infections they cause are significantly different in the clinic, epidemiology, the conditions of the pathogen circulation and the ways of their transmission. Despite these circumstances, the term “atypical pneumonia”, not being a strictly scientific definition, is quite firmly established in medical practice. Continue reading
These people are not so many, but even one of them is able to spoil our mood for a long time. The reasons may be very different. You can try to humiliate just because you have “not that” skin color or “not that” nationality; because you earn more than them, or because less; because you are sitting next to them in the subway car; because you live in this world … Envious people will not forgive your success, and spiteful critics will lose. It happens that the opportunity to assert themselves at your expense is not lost on those on whom you depend in one way or another: clerks on the executive committee, bosses, subordinates, teachers, students, doctors, plumbers … Continue reading