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Meet Dr. Veronika Boros, Senior Pediatrician

Introducing FirstMed’s Senior Pediatrician, Dr. Veronika Boros We are proud of one of our longest team members and most experienced physicians, Dr. Veronika Boros, Pediatrician, for achieving an outstanding career milestone. She received a Gold Diploma from the prestigious Semmelweis University in Budapest, honoring her 50 years in medical practice. On this occasion, we talked […]

Understanding Skin Disorders: Atopic Dermatitis and Psoriasis

Some skin conditions can often seem like a guessing game in the realm of skin disorders. Itchiness here, redness there—could it be eczema or perhaps psoriasis? And where exactly does atopic dermatitis fit into the picture? Understanding these conditions can be challenging when common symptoms like dry, inflamed skin seem to crisscross each disorder. But […]

Your Health, Your Food – Navigate Top Weight Loss Diet Plans

Many popular diet plans on the market promise weight loss, but how to know whether they are healthy and effective in the long run? In our previous article, we summarized the main characteristics of fad diets. This time we examine closer the most popular weight loss meal plans and discuss their effect on health. Izabella […]

Introducing Dr. Ina-Andreea Mintas, English-speaking dermatologist

Meet Dr. Ina-Andreea Mintas, an English-speaking dermatologist who recently joined our medical team at FirstMed’s Budapest clinic. Dr. Mintas is a dermato-venereology specialist interested in general dermatology, skin cancer, and cosmetic procedures. Further to over six years of experience in general dermatological treatments for children and adults, Andreea is excellent at counseling patients on preventative […]

COVID, Flu, or RSV? – A Winter Illness Guide

We’ve all been there: you wake up with a sore throat, headache, and general malaise. You would run to the doctor and wonder if it’s the flu, COVID, or RSV. If you’re wondering how to tell if your illness is caused by CoV (cytomegalovirus), flu (influenza virus), or RSV (respiratory syncytial virus), this guide will […]

Reduce the Risk of Premature Birth

Did you know that 15 million babies are born preterm each year, accounting for about one in ten of all babies born worldwide? That’s a LOT of babies! And it’s not just the moms who need to care about this—the whole family does. Premature birth is the leading cause of death in children under the […]

Pink October—Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is designated as Pink Month because of its color association with breast cancer awareness, highlighting the importance of timely and effective controls, diagnoses, and treatments. In this article, you can learn about the signs and symptoms of breast cancer and the importance of regular screening in early treatment so you can act quickly if […]