Premature baby
A premature baby is considered to be a child born before the 38th week of pregnancy, having a body weight of less than 2500 grams, a body length of less…

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Kyphosis
Trying on a twelve-year-old son a new shirt, you noticed that his back became round. We looked more closely and saw what we had not paid attention to before; the…

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Is it possible to resist the risk factors for coronary heart disease?
Yes you can. Ways to influence them are extremely simple: dietary restrictions, physical activity, quitting smoking and alcohol, compliance with the regime of work and rest. These recommendations are well-known…

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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

Pneumonia in a child
If you distribute the frequency of diseases that threaten the baby, then one of the first places will be pneumonia - pneumonia. This is an infectious disease of a bacterial…

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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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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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Cough
Cough is a protective reaction of the body to irritation of the human respiratory tract. During a cough, the body tries to get rid of mucus, or foreign particles trapped…

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