For long, cold and dark winter days, we look forward to the summer – the sun, heat, flowers and greenery. But when it finally comes, to enjoy it to the full we are prevented by various “biting” insects – mosquitoes, midges, wasps, bees, ticks. And it would be okay if the whole thing came down to only minor inconveniences – itching and redness at the site of the bite. But in some cases, the effects of an insect attack can be much more serious. Along with redness, swelling, itching, an allergic reaction to poison can also develop. Continue reading
German measles, measles rubella, rubella – rubella, a viral disease related to childhood infections, is hidden behind all these names. Children are more susceptible to this infection, but an adult can also get it. Moreover, in recent years there have been more cases of “adult” rubella.
Why do adults get sick?
Strange as it may seem, this is due to universal vaccination. Continue reading
To understand what threatens a pregnant woman with a Rhesus conflict, you should have an idea about him. Surely many have heard that our blood is Rh-positive or Rh-negative. Nevertheless, this is far from everyone.
Rhesus factor – what is it?
This is the name for a specific protein located on human red blood cells. Not everyone has it, but most have 85% of the world’s population. When it is, they say that the blood is Rh-positive, when it is absent – Rh-negative. Continue reading