Entries by dorka

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 […]

It’s World Prematurity Day!

Did you know that 15 million babies are born preterm each year, accounting for about one in 10 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 […]

Movember – Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer is the SECOND most common cause of cancer in men!* In November, we draw attention to serious problems affecting men’s health, primarily prostate diseases. The most dangerous among them is the malignant tumor of the prostate, which can now be screened and treated well if detected early. The Movember movement started in Australia, […]

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 […]

New US-Board Certified Pediatrician at FirstMed Budapest

FirstMed is thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Judit Aranyos, a US qualified pediatrician to the Budapest clinic team. She has over 13 years of experience providing medical care for children from birth through adolescence. Before joining FirstMed in Hungary, Judit worked in the United States at Washington Pediatrics in Washington, NC. As a […]

Why does your office give you headaches?

You’ve just spent the last 5 hours working on a spreadsheet and you’re feeling pretty good about yourself. But then you notice that the bright fluorescent lights are starting to give you a headache, and your back is hurting from sitting at your desk for so long. Why does office work give people headaches? Well, […]

Are You Taking The Right Medication On Summer Days?

During a heatwave, it’s important to be aware of how your health is at risk. It may not be just the heat that you need to think about. The combination of hot weather, increased sunlight and certain medications can make it particularly dangerous. Very few people know that certain types of medication, overexposure to the […]

Danger of Overexposure to Sunlight

We love the golden hour, especially in the summer when we feel like bronze skin makes us look much more attractive. We enjoy spending long hours outdoors: lying on the beach, sightseeing in a new city, or hiking in the mountains. While there is a lot of good that comes from the sun and the […]