Medico

Israeli scientists print 3D heart with human tissue and vessels

Israeli scientists print 3D heart with human tissue and vessels In our process these materials serve as the bioinks, substances made of sugars and proteins that can be used for 3D printing of complex tissue models. Dvir sees a future where 3D-printed hearts and organs are commonplace. Dvir told theTimes of Israel that researchers are now tasked with teaching the heart how to "behave" like a real heart. Continua a leggere...

Half of patients on statins have 'sub-optimal' response to treatment

Half of patients on statins have 'sub-optimal' response to treatment For the study, Stephen Weng and colleagues from the University of Nottingham looked at 165,411 individuals (aged an average of 62 years) who had been prescribed statins between 1990 and 2016. "We have to develop better ways to understand differences between patients and how we can tailor more effective treatment for those millions of patients who are simply blanket-prescribed statins." They s... Continua a leggere...

Morbillo, in Usa impennata contagi, +20% casi in 7 giorni - Sanità

Morbillo, in Usa impennata contagi, +20% casi in 7 giorni - Sanità Si tratta del più grande focolaio nella storia del Paese, dove solo il 58% delle persone è stato vaccinato contro il virus responsabile della malattia. Cifre che superano di 3 volte quelle del 2017 e di ben 15 volte registrate nel 2016. I casi di Morbillo sono più che triplicati nel mondo nel primo trimestre 2019 rispetto all'anno precedente. Continua a leggere...

The more rashers you eat increases risk of bowel cancer, study finds

The more rashers you eat increases risk of bowel cancer, study finds The World Cancer Research Fund said there is strong evidence that eating processed meat also increases the risk. The study Diet and Colorectal Cancer has been published today in the International Journal of Epidemiology . During this time, 2,609 people developed bowel cancer. It has always been linked to heavy consumption of red meat - especially processed types. "Anything you can do to c... Continua a leggere...

Israeli scientists print miniature 3D heart using human tissue

Israeli scientists print miniature 3D heart using human tissue The cells are capable of contracting, but they still need to be taught to work together in order to pump blood effectively, before being tested as a transplant material in animal models, according to research lead Tal Dvir, a professor at Tel Aviv University's School of Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology and Sagol Center for Regenerative Biotechnology. Continua a leggere...

I Think Spying Did Occur on 2016 Trump Campaign

I Think Spying Did Occur on 2016 Trump Campaign And I'm not suggesting it wasn't adequately predicated. Cable news and social media were abuzz with one of Barr's earlier word choices, when he told senators that he would look into the work of USA intelligence agencies directed at the Trump campaign during the 2016 presidential election because " spying did occur ". Continua a leggere...

Global measles cases 'up 300% year-on-year'

Global measles cases 'up 300% year-on-year' Last month, Rockland County , a New York City suburb that's confirmed 184 cases so far this year, issued an emergency order banning unvaccinated children from public places. Most of the cases have been in NY, site of an outbreak among ultra-Orthodox Jews that started in the fall. However, the claim spread fear among parents, leading to a small but vocal faction that makes up the current anti-va... Continua a leggere...

AMA blasts reasoning for military's transgender policy

AMA blasts reasoning for military's transgender policy The Defense Department said its use of the words "deficiencies" is military lingo for when an individual fails to meet standards to maintain a lethal force. The Associated Press (AP) wrote in an article last month , under the new rules, now serving transgender troops and anyone who has signed an enlistment contract by April 12 may continue with plans for hormone treatments and gender transition if... Continua a leggere...

Officials urge precautions against drug-resistant fungus

Officials urge precautions against drug-resistant fungus As C. auris is showing us, fungal infections may soon contribute to that growing number. AS of this writing, the origins of Candida auris remain unknown and the CDC and other health agencies continue to find more potent ways to control it. Continua a leggere...

NY measles outbreak spreads to more counties

NY measles outbreak spreads to more counties None of them attend public schools, Latimer said . The year is already shaping up to be one of the worst for measles outbreaks across the nation. We all have our individual rights guaranteed to us under the Constitution. Before researchers developed a vaccine, this disease once affected millions in the US and hospitalized tens of thousands every year. Continua a leggere...

Ground beef likely cause of food poisoning outbreak in TN

Ground beef likely cause of food poisoning outbreak in TN The mystery behind an E. coli outbreak that sickened dozens of people across six states appears to have been solved, with health officials reporting ground beef as the likely source of illness. The others are Georgia, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia. Already, this is the third-largest multistate E. coli outbreak reported in 20 years, the CDC said. Continua a leggere...

AG William Barr testifies in House hearing

AG William Barr testifies in House hearing While the four-page letter released by Barr said the special counsel did not find a criminal conspiracy between Russian Federation and Trump associates around the time of the 2016 election, it also said Mueller had presented evidence on both sides of the obstruction question and ultimately did not reach a conclusion on it. Continua a leggere...

Biggest measles outbreak since 2000 strikes 19 states

It's a nightmare for public health officials, but it's good for Merck & Co., Inc. "This is the epicenter of a measles outbreak that is very, very troubling and must be dealt with immediately", de Blasio said at a news conference on Tuesday in Williamsburg. Continua a leggere...

Senate passes bill to drop 'mental retardation' term

The Wisconsin Senate has passed a bill that would remove the term "mental retardation" from five state agencies' administrative codes, even though Democratic Gov. Evers' spokeswoman, Melissa Baldauff, emailed the governor's top aides a few hours later asking whether Evers could sign an executive order accomplishing the same thing. Continua a leggere...

Vitamins from Food - Not Supplements - Linked with Longer Life

Vitamins from Food - Not Supplements - Linked with Longer Life The message to take from the new study, "even though it's not glamorous, is to focus on getting our nutrients from our diet rather than from supplements", Kelly Sanna-Gouin, a registered dietitian at the Detroit Medical Center, said. On the other hand, consuming adequate amounts of calcium from food had no association with cancer . While it is comforting to know that as a society we are taking ... Continua a leggere...

Redacted Mueller report to be released within a week

Redacted Mueller report to be released within a week William Barr made the announcement on Tuesday his team will review decisions made by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department during the probe of the Trump campaign. For most people who aren't as obsessed with the Mueller investigation, that line of reasoning is likely too confusing to follow. "It is like fundamentally rigging the game before we know what the actual score is",... Continua a leggere...

United Kingdom air is worst in Europe for causing child asthma

United Kingdom air is worst in Europe for causing child asthma Nitrogen dioxide, which comes from vehicle exhausts, has been described as a "substantial" risk factor for the condition, meaning busy United Kingdom cities such as London and Manchester are not good for lung health. "Recent examples include Shenzhen's electrification of its entire bus fleet and London's Ultra-Low Emission Zone congestion charges". The Daily Mail reports that the number of chi... Continua a leggere...

NY orders measles vaccinations in Brooklyn amid outbreak, mayor says

NY orders measles vaccinations in Brooklyn amid outbreak, mayor says A recently released large-scale Danish study looked at any possible risk for autism from the MMR vaccine and the conclusion was that "MMR vaccination does not increase the risk for autism, does not trigger autism in susceptible children, and is not associated with clustering of autism cases after vaccination ". Continua a leggere...

Research suggests teeth-whitening strips may be harmful

Research suggests teeth-whitening strips may be harmful But aside from the environmental harm from all the waste generated - the strips, trays, all that packaging - haven't you ever wondered if it is OK for the teeth? Researchers conducted three studies and found the active ingredient, hydrogen peroxide, can damage the protein-rich tissue located beneath the enamel. Continua a leggere...

NYC Declares Public Health Emergency Over Measles

NYC Declares Public Health Emergency Over Measles The outbreak has largely centred around ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities where immunisation rates are low. Rockland County, located near New York City , has also declared a 30-day public health emergency over a measles outbreak there that has seen 168 people contract the disease, according to the CDC . Continua a leggere...


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