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Flu shots available on walk-in basis

Flu shots available on walk-in basis You should get the vaccine whenever you can because there's no way to know just how bad the flu season will be. "Millions of people get the flu every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hospitalized, and tens of thousands of people die from flu-related consequences". Continua a leggere...

Nobel Medicina, tumori sconfitti con l'immunoterapia entro il 2050 Salute

Nobel Medicina, tumori sconfitti con l'immunoterapia entro il 2050 Salute Quello su cui hanno focalizzato l'attenzione i due scienziati , infatti, non riguarda la stimolazione del sistema immunitario , quanto invece la rimozione dei freni che lo rendono incapace di combattere il tumore . "In Giappone il Premio Nobel è esentasse - replica Honjo con un sorriso - Impegnerò la somma per la Kyoto University: la mia idea è quella di un fondo per supportare i giovani ... Continua a leggere...

Usa, ricoverato per problemi cardiaci tossisce parte del suo polmone

Usa, ricoverato per problemi cardiaci tossisce parte del suo polmone Si tratta di un giovane uomo californiano, che aveva appena 36 anni , ricoverato per problemi cardiaci con una complicazione inimmaginabile che l'ha portato alla morte. Ha tossito talmente forte da espellere un pezzo di polmone . Nonostante sia stato soccorso con tempestività , è deceduto pochi giorni dopo a causa di uno scompenso cardiocircolatorio. Continua a leggere...

Trapianto d'utero da donatrice deceduta: nasce la prima bambina al mondo

Trapianto d'utero da donatrice deceduta: nasce la prima bambina al mondo L'organo era stato espiantato da una donna di 45 anni deceduta a causa di un ictus. Si tratta di una malformazione congenita che consiste nell'assenza dell'utero e delle tube , oltre che altre diverse malformazioni della zona vaginale. Poter ricorrere agli organi di pazienti morte evita di sottoporre ai rischi di un intervento e a lunghe ospedalizzazioni le donne da cui l'utero proviene, ridu... Continua a leggere...

Incredible Blood Clot Coughed Up Intact Stumps Doctors

Incredible Blood Clot Coughed Up Intact Stumps Doctors In other words, the man was rushed to hospital with chronic heart failure and to help his heart, doctors at the University of California - where the man was admitted - connected him to a machine created to maximise blood flow around the body. Continua a leggere...

Woman dies from brain-eating amoeba after using neti pot

Woman dies from brain-eating amoeba after using neti pot But even though the woman used tap water, the odds were in her favor that she would have been fine. After experiencing an intense seizure and an apparent loss of brain cognition, doctors started to investigate the possibility of the problem being in her brain. Continua a leggere...

World's first baby born from transplanted womb of dead donor

World's first baby born from transplanted womb of dead donor But donors are hard to find and the surgical procedure to remove. "It's proof-of-concept that a deceased donor is really a good model". The uterus was donated by a 45-year-old deceased mother of three, who died from a subarachnoid hemorrhage. Continua a leggere...

Karnataka's Morab villagers drain lake after HIV+ woman drowns

Karnataka's Morab villagers drain lake after HIV+ woman drowns Glory Alexander of the Asha Foundation. Villagers alleged that she was suffering from HIV . It can not survive in the body after the infected person dies. "The water in the lake is being cleared and will be emptied in a couple of days". "Do the officials drink bottled water if they find dirt or a speck in it?" Four days later her dead body was recovered by the police from the lake. Continua a leggere...

Tracking Tainted Romaine: FDA Searches for E.Coli Outbreak's Source

Tracking Tainted Romaine: FDA Searches for E.Coli Outbreak's Source Illnesses were first reported on October 5. Illnesses have been reported in 15 states : California , Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Wisconsin. Continua a leggere...

Researchers develop test to detect cancers in 10 minutes

Researchers develop test to detect cancers in 10 minutes The researchers discovered that the cancer cells with the sparse methyl groups on their DNA bind easily with gold surfaces. Like this story? Subscribe to FierceBiotech! In cancer cells, however, methyl groups only cluster in specific points. Continua a leggere...

First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor He said any doubts he had about the potential importance of uterus transplants were erased after meeting the mother of the first baby born after a live donor uterus transplant. She received five immunosuppression drugs, as well as antimicrobials, anti-blood clotting treatment and aspirin while in hospital. The breakthrough opens up the possibility of harvesting wombs from donor patients after ... Continua a leggere...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez promises to pay interns $15 an hour

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez promises to pay interns $15 an hour Kamala Harris, Virginia Democrat Mark Warner and New York Democrat Chuck Schumer. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said that, as of January, the office will offer "eligible interns" a stipend. The representative-elect said this money could have been used to fund two thirds of the $32 trillion cost of Medicare for All-an estimate published by the Urban Institute. Continua a leggere...

Apple Watch’s fantastic ECG app has finally arrived

Apple Watch’s fantastic ECG app has finally arrived Not anymore. Apple just released its watchOS 5.1.2 update , which adds the highly anticipated ECG app . Per Macrumors , Apple has told store employees to let customers know that the ECG app is "not meant to be a diagnostic device or to replace traditional methods of diagnosis". Continua a leggere...

Infants' liquid Ibuprofen sold at CVS, Walmart, Family Dollar recalled

Infants' liquid Ibuprofen sold at CVS, Walmart, Family Dollar recalled Tris Pharma, Inc. said Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, may potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen, which could cause renal failure in susceptible infants. And in Family Dollar, the recalled lot is 00717024A (expiry 08/19). The drug maker said the recalled lots were sold to a customer who distributes them to retailers, but it's unknown ... Continua a leggere...

71 per cent fall in number of flu cases

71 per cent fall in number of flu cases In conjunction with National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 2-8), CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is reminding customers that it is not too late to get a flu shot to protect themselves and their loved ones from the flu. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body that provide protection against influenza virus infection. The virus can live on hard surfaces for sever... Continua a leggere...

First Successful Uterus Transplant from Deceased Donor Leads to Healthy Baby

First Successful Uterus Transplant from Deceased Donor Leads to Healthy Baby The mother, a 32-year-old woman, was born without a uterus due to Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome, a condition affecting one in 4,500 women. Professor Lois Salamonsen, research group head of endometrial remodelling and Adjunct Professor at Monash University's Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology said she had received a few calls form Australian women over the years asking why ... Continua a leggere...

Australian researchers discover unique cancer biomarker

Australian researchers discover unique cancer biomarker Professor Trau said the team discovered that intense clusters of methyl groups placed in a solution caused cancer DNA fragments to fold into unique three-dimensional nanostructures that could easily be separated by sticking to solid surfaces such as gold. Continua a leggere...

GSK to sell Bangladesh's stake to Unilever

GSK to sell Bangladesh's stake to Unilever Horlicks comfortably dominates the health-drinks market in India and Unilever is expected to try and give it a fresh lease of life, following a slowdown in sales growth in recent years. This implies a total equity value of Rs 317 billion (about 3.96 billion Euro) for 100 per cent of GSK CH India and represents a premium of about five per cent, based on the 15-day VWAP of both the respective shares... Continua a leggere...

South Florida girl in need of rare blood to fight cancer

South Florida girl in need of rare blood to fight cancer Florida-based OneBlood says the donors must have "A" or "O" type blood and be Pakistani, Indian or Iranian; and that even within these ethnic groups, fewer than 4 percent of people have the genetic variation. Zainab's blood is extremely rare because she is missing a common antigen that most people carry on their red blood cells. OneBlood runs blood donor centers across the Southeast. Continua a leggere...

Cambia l'età, si diventa anziani a 75 anni

Cambia l'età, si diventa anziani a 75 anni Ma ora la semplice percezione diventa ufficiale: da oggi la popolazione italiana può considerarsi più giovane: si è ufficialmente " anziani " dai 75 anni in su . Certamente gli italiani sono un popolo estremamente longevo. Basti pensare che attualmente nel nostro paese le donne vivono in media 85 anni , gli uomini 82-83. Continua a leggere...


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