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Immunization: Myths vs. Facts about vaccines

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Definition of immunization

Vaccine is a preparation of killed microorganisms, living attenuated organisms, or living fully virulent organisms that is administered to produce or artificially increase immunity to a particular disease. Or simple we can say that any substance that is usually injected into a person or animal to protect him against a particular disease is called vaccine.

Hydrocele in babies - Causes, symptoms, types of hydrocele and treatment

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Hydrocele in Greek means water bag, and means the accumulation of fluid in the sheath along the testes or vas deferens. May represent a developmental disorder or imbalance between the formation and removal of liquids. By itself hydrocele is not a big problem, however, it is necessary to investigate its cause in order not to miss serious disease that have caused his formation.

My baby is anemic. What does that mean?

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Anemia is the most common disorder of the blood and it is a condition when your blood has lower than normal number of red blood cells (erytrocytes). Erythrocytes are the cells that carry blood with breathe oxygen from the lungs to the tissues and carbon dioxide (resulting from the process of cell breathing) on the opposite side - from the tissues to the lungs, where it is going out from the body, during the breathing.

Advices for baby’s first beach day

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Going to the beach with your baby? Things have changed from the days of grabbing a towel and a magazine, putting on your swimsuit and sunglasses and heading to the beach. Now, you have to think about that little human who requires much more thought into the beach packing process. Here are some tips to help make sure you and your baby enjoy your day at the beach.

Why babies need vitamin D?

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Vitamin D has many roles in the body, but the most important is to prevent rickets. Rickets include a group of diseases in which there is a disorder of mineralization (incorporation of calcium and phosphorus) in the bone growing. The most common reason for lack of mineralization is the lack of vitamin D, which is necessary for the installation of calcium in cartilage and bone.