Category: Medicine

Infectious Disease

The diseases are considered infectious when many people can contaminate from a single individual if one does not initiate treatment in time. Diseases can be contagious regardless of being viral or respiratory. Pertussis, which is a contagious respiratory tract infection, and measles, which is a viral illness, are considered such and, thus, occur wo...

Emerging Healthcare Quality Model

In the conditions of the market economy, when care provided by the practitioners and clinics is perceived as a commodity, the quality of the latter becomes especially important. In turn, the governmental structures implement measures that focus on its improvement, which results in the emergence of the new trends in healthcare. As a result, the qual...

Acute Prostatitis, Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, and Prostate Cancer

The clinical presentation of acute prostatitis, benign prostatic hypertrophy, and prostate cancer are markedly different. Nevertheless, patients cannot always differentiate between these three conditions. No less serious are the problems they face in relation to self-management, education, and follow-ups. Consequently, one of the primary obligation...

Addiction and Obsessions

Introduction Habits are often seen as harmless until they develop into addictions with serious psychological or physical effects on the individuals. Over the past years, however, countless number of people have faced the problem of defining an addiction in order to discern the point at which a habit can be considered harmful, and thus diagnosed as ...

Drugs and Alcohol Addiction

People ruin their lives in a number of ways, and addiction is one of them. Scientists still disagree as to why exactly some people are at more risk of addiction development than others, but they all are convinced that this dangerous habit can and should be dealt with. A person can be addicted to drugs, alcohol or sometimes both, which is often refe...