Belgian doctors urged to judge parents who teach children to vegan diet In a statement, members of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium have expressed the view that it is not unethical, but criminal, to restrict children from eating, depriving their animals of proteins and essential amino acids. Currently, according to experts, about 3% of children in Belgium are forced by their parents to a […]

Media: in the UK, doctors first operated on the fetus in the womb

British doctors performed a unique operation using minimally invasive surgery to restore the spine of an unborn child who was in the womb. As the BBC Broadcasting Corporation informed, such a surgical procedure was first successfully performed in the United Kingdom. Surgeons at London's Kings College Hospital used modern technology to prevent the progression of […]

Doctors diagnosed a mild form of ARVI in a girl left in a Moscow clinic

Doctors of the Children's Infectious Clinical Hospital No. 6 in Moscow, where the girl left in the clinic was sent, was diagnosed with a mild ORVI. This was announced on Friday to journalists by the head physician of the medical institution Olga Zhdanova. The girl has mild manifestations of acute respiratory viral infection (ARVI); in […]

Doctors: work at night greatly increases the risk of miscarriage

© Syda Productions / Photobank Lori Working on night shifts increases the risk of miscarriage, Danish doctors found out from the Bispebjerg and Fredericksburg hospitals. The study was published in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine. Scientists analyzed data on almost 23 thousand pregnancies and compared them with the work schedule of women and their […]

Doctors called not to trust rapid pregnancy tests Manufacturers of home pregnancy tests usually indicate in the annotation that in the first two weeks after conception, the results may be inaccurate, since at this time a sufficient concentration of pregnancy hormones in the urine has not yet been reached. However, Ann Gronowski, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital […]

"Everybody fell in love." Vanya Fokin rescued in Magnitogorsk, doctors teach to walk In the 206 ward of the Chelyabinsk Children's Regional Hospital, there are crowds of journalists, volunteers and simply not indifferent people. The other day, a national favorite was brought here from Magnitogorsk: Vanya Fokin rescued after an explosion on the eve of New Year's Eve. Vanya greets all visitors as old friends. He is […]

Doctors debunk popular conception myths Brazilian experts have decided to debunk the popular myths about conception. In their report, published in the journal RBGO Gynaecology & Obstetrics, eight endocrine gynecologists from the Brazilian Federation of Obstetricians and Gynecologists write that most of the “folk” methods, which, as mass media assure, increase the chances of spontaneous natural conception, have no […]