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…

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Pancreatitis
A 40-year-old man was brought by an ambulance. On the eve of his friends, he marked the end of urgent work. We drank a little, had a bite than we…

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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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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

Premature baby
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Tuberculosis
For some time from the moment of detection of pulmonary tuberculosis and until hospitalization, the patient lives at home. Yes, and after treatment in a hospital, although to a lesser…

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Oxygen
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Protective barriers in the lungs
It is not difficult to imagine what would happen if the smallest particles of dust, aerosols, various microorganisms contained in the inhaled air fall into the lungs. Very soon, their…

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