An ordinary wart and a malignant tumor – what do they have in common? No, no, a wart will not degenerate into cancer. However, there is something that unites them – this is HPV, human papillomavirus, or human papillomavirus.
What is HPV?
Under this name is a whole group of viruses of a general nature containing DNA. There are 27 species and about 200 strains. Designate them with numbers: HPV (HPV – human papillomavirus) 1, 2, 16, etc.
The absolute majority of the world’s population is infected with these viruses: according to scientists, from 70 to 90%. But for many, the virus does not manifest itself throughout life and can only be detected by chance. In such cases, they speak of carriage. Continue reading
Among the many dependencies, tanorexia is not too well known. And no wonder, because this term appeared less than 20 years ago, at the beginning of our century. Tanorexia means psychological dependence on tanning (from English tan – sunbathing and analogies with anorexia).
The fashion for a tanned, bronze body appeared not so long ago – in the 20s of the XX century. Until that time, tanned skin was a sign of low origin. Noble ladies, by hook or by crook, tried not to get exposed to the sun so as not to look like peasant girls.
Coco Chanel changed everything. In truth, she accidentally sunbathed while relaxing with friends on a yacht. But since Coco was an unquestioned authority in the fashion world, everyone decided that the tan Continue reading
For weak babies who are often ill, doctors prescribe fish oil. Not surprising. After all, it is rich in omega-3 fatty acids. The body needs the latter for the proper functioning of almost all organs. What are fatty acids? What are women, men and children of omega-3s taken for? And what threatens the shortage of necessary substances?
Bit of theory
Media, nutritionists often remind about the need to regularly include fatty acids in the menu. Thanks to these substances, one feels better, nails are strengthened, and the beauty and silkiness of the hair are restored. But before you introduce them into your diet, you need to get to know them better. After all, Continue reading