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Mentigitis - the silent devil

Meningococcal infections are serious bacterial diseases causing meningitis or general febrile illness, poisoning and death. Meningococcal diseases often have a dramatic rapid onset and course, with a danger of organism sepsis. In the Czech Republic, meningococcus type B dominates (up to 60% of cases), but in recent years there has been an increased incidence of type C. The most endangered groups are children under 5 years and young people aged 15-25 years.

Mentigitis - the silent devil
What poor quality sleep does to my body?

What poor quality sleep does to my body?

You have surely heard before that a good quality sleep have a paramount influence on our health, as well as about sleeping hygiene habits and techniques helping to support good sleeping patterns, and that is what this article is not about. We bring you an article with rather a different angle - an explanation what happens to the human body physical functions when experiencing poor quality of sleep.

Have you heard about post-COVID syndrome yet?

Have you heard about post-COVID syndrome yet?

If you have had COVID-19, you may develop post-COVID syndrome. Read below about what post-COVID syndrome is, how it progresses and what follow-up medical examinations are recommended.

Covid-19 vaccination update

Covid-19 vaccination update

Corona virus lives with us for almost a year. In the previous article (23.12.2020) we have summarised information about vaccination and its availability. Nowadays, we are bringing you update about vaccination situation in the Czech Republic.

Somebody said TBE vaccination? The time is now!

Somebody said TBE vaccination? The time is now!

Among the current covid-19 vaccination, we would like to talk about other vaccination that shouln't be overlooked, and to get ready for the upcoming summer season - today we are talking specifically about Tick-borne Encephalitis (TBE).

Vaccination against covid-19?

Vaccination against covid-19?

What is the general purpose of vaccination? When is the vaccine expected in Czechia? When is the vaccination available for public?

Christmas opening times

Christmas opening times

Dear all, please check Christmas opening times for your convenience when booking an appointment:

How is your mental health during second phase of epidemic?

How is your mental health during second phase of epidemic?

Current covid-19 crisis forces us to take a very good care of our health, to keep higher hygiene habits and to support our immune system. Same way we take care of the physical health, we should also give focus to our mental health, that is not much spoken about. The consequences of global pandemic created many changes for all of us and it has big impact for our psychological level and social relationships. If we won't care about this area, we can be soon facing psychosomatic issues.

November - month of a prostate cancer prevention

November - month of a prostate cancer prevention

When was the last time you went for preventive examination of the prostate? Be aware that preventive examination is the prerequisite of diagnosing an issue with prostate. Come and see your doctor in Unicare Medical and check if all is alright.

How to strengthen your immunity? Tips for both adults and kids

How to strengthen your immunity? Tips for both adults and kids

Autumn weather and upcoming winter are two periods when our bodies are naturally exposed to bigger stress. The damp weather is great environment for viruses, their transmission and multiplication which leads to various colds. Combination of changing weather and personal low immunity can result in illness. If we wish to fight viruses and bacteria, good idea is to start with strengthening your immune system. Here we bring few tips for your body to feel better. Specific suggestions are suitable for adults, but also for kids.