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Insulin resistance: why ’fashionable illness’ doesn’t cut it

Although insulin resistance (IR) is a popular topic nowadays, we still shouldn’t refer to it as a fashionable illness, rather it’s an endemic disease, according to Nóra Galló, a dietician at Dr. Rose Private Hospital. It affects a lot of people, perhaps more than the number of people with diabetes, which itself numbers in the millions. This is why early detection and diagnosis of IR is of paramount importance.

Positive psychology in our day-to-day lives

In the movie of our lives, we ourselves are the auteurs. From the events around us, we choose what to record and where to point the camera. Receptiveness to the positive influences around us can be learned with help. Awareness of positive or pleasurable events is of paramount importance because they actively contribute to emotional stabilization. We asked Dr. Erika Kopacz, psychiatrist at Dr. Rose Private Hospital, about different stress management techniques.


The nose is one of the most important parts of the face, strongly determining its look and character. Many people are dissatisfied with their nose, thinking it is too big or even misshapen. Alongside aesthetic reasons, health reasons cannot be neglected as in many cases a rhinoplasty can solve breathing problems. The aim of the surgery is to eliminate the health or aesthetic problems and to achieve the desired shape and function of the nose.

Flat feet and other pediatric orthopedic problems

Pediatric orthopedists are mainly consulted by parents whose children have spinal problems and various leg deformities. Fortunately, most orthopedic problems can be solved without surgery. Dr. Imre Dreissiger, a pediatric orthopedic specialist at Dr. Rose Private Hospital, summarizes the most important points to bear in mind.

Are men at risk? Reflections on men's health

Professors and senior doctors from Dr. Rose Private Hospital have joined forces to raise awareness of the importance of men's health. Over the age of 40, we need to be consciously committed to living a long and healthy life, not just for ourselves but also for our families. It is largely up to us to live the second half of our lives in a fresh and harmonious state mentally, emotionally and physically. Even small changes can help us gain extra years and improve our quality of life.

Cholesterol: its benefits and drawbacks

Cholesterol, a very important building block in all cells of our body, is involved in the synthesis of certain hormones, bile acids and vitamin D. Chief physician Dr. Bernadett Voloncs, cardiologist and internist at Dr. Rose Private Hospital, spoke on the subject.

Skin cancer prevention - practical advice

Skin cancer is curable if detected early. With annual screening, malignant lesions that are detected and removed in time can be very curable, while those detected too late can metastasize. Practical advice on skin cancer prevention is summarized here by Zsófia Hatvani, PhD, dermatologist at Dr. Rose Private Hospital.