Can an Owl Become a Lark?
“Do you go to bed on time?” Many will answer this question negatively, and some will add: “I am an owl.” But the “owl”, they say, is not worth explaining…

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Diabetes
The number of patients with diabetes in all economically developed countries is growing steadily. Currently, there are about 50-60 million of them in the world. Given that approximately the same…

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Where do the glasses go?
Surprisingly familiar situation. They put the necessary thing somewhere and cannot find it, and then say to yourself: “Sclerosis!” Young people utter this word with coquetry, and annoyance sounds in…

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First aid for hypothermia

The effect of cold on the entire surface of the body, when its temperature drops below 35 °, causes general cooling of the body. The prolonged action of low temperatures can lead to freezing, while the functions of the body are inhibited, up to their complete extinction. However, one should not think that during freezing the body temperature reaches zero. A person dies when his body temperature drops to 17 – 25 °.

The body becomes less resistant to cooling during starvation, significant fatigue, intoxication, getting into cold water, as well as after injuries, blood loss, It is noticed that hypothermia occurs faster in old people and children. High humidity, strong wind, especially if a person is dressed in light, tight or wet clothes, contribute to cold injury. Continue reading

Is beer harmful?

Indeed, is there a danger of a few glasses of beer for an adult man? Can women and teens drink beer?

Is beer harmful? To begin with, beer, like vodka, cognac, port, dry wine, is an alcoholic drink, because it also contains ethyl alcohol.

Now everyone knows that drinking alcohol leads to inflammation of the gastric mucosa. cirrhosis of the liver, damage to the pancreas, severe diseases of the heart and blood vessels. But many underestimate the most insidious property of alcohol – to form a pathological dependence, a painful attraction to alcohol, that is, alcoholism. The transition from the habit of “drinking a little” to alcoholism occurs, as a rule, imperceptibly.

Those who think that only strong alcoholic drinks are dangerous to health are deeply mistaken. Determined that. after drinking two glasses of beer, a person gives his body the same alcohol load as if he had drunk 100 grams of vodka. Continue reading

Love Formula

A naive question, even a little ridiculous, if you do not think about it in all seriousness. And if you think about it, it’s an extremely difficult question! We are now gathering even a whole conference, interview at least a hundred scientists: what is love? – with certainty no one “formulates”. Everyone feels love in his own way, for everyone in it – his own light, his own secret.

Six centuries ago, the same age as Oleg, a young Italian Francesco Petrarch with pain and trepidation, asked himself: “If this love is not this heat, what affliction shakes me? Since he is love, then what is love? Good? But these torments, god! So an evil fire? .. And the sweetness of these torments! ”

How much is said, how much has been written since then about the torment and bliss of love! And although there are really few scientific books on this subject, art has explored love with all its vigilance and attention to its slightest signs and shades. Continue reading

Measles
Why was measles considered an obligatory illness for a child? What is the danger of measles for a child? Are there guarantees against serious complications? Under what conditions can measles…

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Holidays in the south, is it worth the risk?
Does everyone need to relax in the south? What can a month spent by the sea turn into? Should children be taken south? The habit of a certain ambient temperature,…

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Hypothalamus
The hypothalamus owes its name to the fact that it is located at the base of the brain in the sub-tubercle region. Translated from the Latin hypothalamus, there is a…

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Menarche
The first menstruation (it is called menarche) is an important event in the life of a girl. As a rule, it does not happen unexpectedly - older girlfriends inform. And…

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