Smokers are at greater risk of getting flu

Smokers are at greater risk of getting flu

General: Scientific studies have shown that smokers have a higher risk of influenza infection and develop severe forms of the disease. According to studies, influenza virus infection rates were about 50% higher for smokers than for nonsmokers. If influenza illness, smokers tend to have more pronounced symptoms: cough, shortness of breath, wheezing, runny.

Read more

Appendicitis

Appendicitis, Acute appendicitis is the most common abdominal surgical emergency. This condition commonly occurs between the ages of 10 and 30 years, but its occurrence is possible at any age, are known cases of particular events in elderly patients (pseudotumor forms or pseudoocluziva).

Acute appendicitis is a disease in which there is an inflammation of the appendix. Once on the inflammatory process can not be stopped medication, treatment of this condition is surgical. As surgical intervention is faster, the patient’s pain is lower and more easily realizable surgery complications as reduced frequency and severity. I

Read more