How does an autistic child communicate with others?
Speaking about the violation of contact with the outside world, we do not mean that the autistic child is completely isolated from his environment in terms of perception. The autist,…

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Is it possible to prevent the consequences of congenital cytomegalovirus infection?
Congenital CMVI is one of the most common intrauterine infections in the world and occurs on average in 0.2–2.5% of live births, and in developed countries, in 0.6–0.7% of newborns.…

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Children need to be sick
And this paradoxical thing once became a discovery for me. That a child needs to survive about 50 snot episodes to form a mature immune system. Fifty! Necessary! That is,…

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Foodborne botulism

Children’s botulism

Overview
Foodborne botulism is a serious, potentially fatal, but relatively rare disease. This is intoxication, usually caused by the consumption of highly active neurotoxins, botulinum toxins formed in contaminated foods. Botulism is not transmitted from person to person.
The spores produced by Clostridium botulinum are resistant to high temperatures and are widespread in the environment. In the absence of oxygen, these spores germinate, develop and begin to secrete toxins. There are 7 different forms of botulinum toxin – types A – G. Four of them (types A, B, E and in rare cases F) cause human botulism. Types C, D, and E cause disease in mammals, birds, and fish.

Botulinum toxins enter the body through the consumption of products that have not undergone proper processing, in which bacteria or spores survive and produce toxins. The main cause of human botulism is food intoxication, but it can be caused by intestinal infection in infants, wound infections, and inhalation.

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How to protect a child from the most common childhood infections
There are a number of infectious viral diseases that are commonly referred to as childhood diseases, since they are ill mainly in childhood. We are talking about the most common,…

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The effectiveness of the inhalation effects of natural essential oils in the comprehensive prevention of influenza and SARS in children
Influenza and other acute respiratory viral infections (ARVI) are, according to experts, the most widespread diseases and occupy a leading place in the structure of infectious pathology. According to WHO,…

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The effectiveness of carnitine supplements in children with malnutrition
An important indicator of a child’s health is physical development, violations of which are usually accompanied by a decrease in the level of adaptive resources and anti-infection protection of the…

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CHARACTERISTICS OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNITY
The human immune system begins to form before the birth of a child. Its place and extent of health effects are genetically programmed. From birth to puberty, step by step,…

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