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Depressione, cura rivoluzionaria con spray nasale - Salute e benessere

Depressione, cura rivoluzionaria con spray nasale - Salute e benessere Visti i possibili effetti collaterali , il paziente dovrà spruzzarsi autonomamente lo spray , ma sotto la supervisione del medico in cliniche o centri certificati, non potrà portare lo spray a casa, non potrà lasciare la struttura sanitaria se non in condizioni sicure e non potrà guidare o usare macchinari pesanti per il resto del giornata. Continua a leggere...

FDA approves new nasal spray for untreatable depression

FDA approves new nasal spray for untreatable depression The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first new kind of drug to treat depression since Prozac hit the scene in the late 1980s. Tiffany was diagnosed with depression as a child and tried dozens of antidepressants that didn't work for her. Continua a leggere...

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant To treat their blood cancers , the two men received bone marrow transplants from people who carried a mutation in the CCR5 gene. While some medical experts remain skeptical as to whether this second case study is definitely a " cure ", others - including Timothy Ray Brown, the "Berlin patient" who remains clear of the virus more than a decade later - said it offers a glimmer of hope tha... Continua a leggere...

Diagnosi precoce del Parkinson, i sensori individuano la malattia 7 anni prima

Diagnosi precoce del Parkinson, i sensori individuano la malattia 7 anni prima Guanti hi-tech e intelligenza artificiale riconoscono i segnali del morbo di Parkinson da cinque a sette anni prima che i segni della malattia si manifestino . Tra i sintomi non motori particolare rilevanza ha l'iposmia idiopatica , ossia una ridotta capacità olfattiva che rappresenta un fattore di rischio per lo sviluppo del Parkinson entro 5 anni. Continua a leggere...

Tumori, individuati geni capaci predire rischio metastasi cancro seno

Tumori, individuati geni capaci predire rischio metastasi cancro seno Importantissima la scoperta scientifica che potrebbe migliorare sensibilmente la prevenzione e la cura del cancro al seno . Si tratterebbe di una vera e propria 'firma molecolare', come la chiamano i ricercatori, in grado di predire il rischio di sviluppare metastasi in ogni singola paziente ed interagire con la malattia con terapie personalizzate . Continua a leggere...

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to Step Down

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to Step Down Biosimilar developers were in harmony with that assessment; the Biosimilars Council, a division of the Association for Accessible Medicines, told The Center for Biosimilars in an email that a "testament to his commitment to bringing more affordable generic and biosimilar medicines to patients are the record number of approvals seen during his tenure". Continua a leggere...

Ketamine-like drug approved for severe depression

Ketamine-like drug approved for severe depression It is meant to be used in conjunction with an oral antidepressant . Spravato is similar to ketamine , which has been cited in past abuse cases and is known by the slang name "Special K". Janssen indicated that esketamine would be given twice a week during the first month of treatment, then reduced to once a week or once every other week during the maintenance phase. Continua a leggere...

Ariana Grande has a new love: Starbucks' Cloud Macchiato

Ariana Grande has a new love: Starbucks' Cloud Macchiato Starbucks in the USA is debuting a new drink with the help of Ariana Grande . A Grande serving of the caramel cloud macchiato has a approximately a third of the sugar of a Frap, clocking in at 27 grams . The espresso firm first teased the cloud macchiato throughout its investor day in December for instance of how the corporate is innovating its iced drinks. Continua a leggere...

London HIV patient gives more hope of finding a cure

London HIV patient gives more hope of finding a cure Replacing immune cells with those that do not have the CCR5 receptor appears to be key in preventing HIV from rebounding after the treatment. Doctors found a donor with a gene mutation that confers natural resistance to HIV. But the virus is clever and comes in another form that can use a different, side entrance into cells through another receptor called CXCR4. Gupta described his patient... Continua a leggere...

International Aids Society hails news of HIV free patient

International Aids Society hails news of HIV free patient Current antiretroviral treatments make living with the virus much more manageable to when doctors first began trying to treat HIV and Aids - unlike a few decades before, a diagnosis is no longer a death sentence. His HIV has never returned. "There are similarities with the Berlin Patient case, but there are also differences", Lewin added. As the Guardian reports , University College London's Pr... Continua a leggere...

Fitbit Launches Four Affordable New Wearables

Fitbit Launches Four Affordable New Wearables As previously leaked, the new Versa Lite looks nearly exactly like the regular Versa . Fitbit Versa Lite shares a similar aesthetic to its more premium brother and is capable of activity, sleep and heart rate tracking. The price goes up to $100 and it will be available in March in black, white, and lilac colors, with a choice of different types of bands. Fitbit also announced that its off... Continua a leggere...

HIV cure: London patient recovers from sex disease in major breakthrough

HIV cure: London patient recovers from sex disease in major breakthrough The London Man has not been on Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) for 18 months. According to the ABC , highly sensitive tests have since shown that there is now no HIV detected in his system. In the transplant , a healthy donor provides extremely small pieces of his or her body that can create new blood. Rather than do whole-body radiation to kill the patient's existing immune cells, the patient... Continua a leggere...

A study of 657,461 children shows that vaccines do not cause autism

A study of 657,461 children shows that vaccines do not cause autism Despite repeated studies demonstrating no link between the MMR vaccine and autism, anti-vaccine advocates continue to cite that concern as one basis for their opposition. Wakefield lost his medical license in 2010, and in 2011, the Lancet pulled the study after an investigation revealed that Wakefield altered the information. Continua a leggere...

Anti-Vaxxers: Teen Rips Apart His Mother's Anti-Vax Views In Congress

Anti-Vaxxers: Teen Rips Apart His Mother's Anti-Vax Views In Congress He explained that she regularly turned to anti-vaccine groups online and on social media that preyed on her fears that vaccines were unsafe. But Lindenberger, still 18, said he did his own research, became convinced that information in defence of vaccines "outweighed the concerns heavily" of the so-called anti-vax movement, and started receiving the shots he had missed as a child. Continua a leggere...

States sue administration over changes to Title X Family Planning Rule

States sue administration over changes to Title X Family Planning Rule Health and Human Services Department. " The rule undermines clinically established standards of care, interferes with the patient-provider relationship, and contradicts a core objective of the Title X program", the lawsuit says. Twenty states will file a lawsuit Tuesday against the Trump administration over its latest move to force abortion clinics to separate abortion from other health care se... Continua a leggere...

London man becomes second in world to be cured of HIV

London man becomes second in world to be cured of HIV Prof Eduardo Olavarria, also involved in the research, from Imperial College London , said the success of stem cell transplantation offered hope that new strategies could be developed to tackle the virus. One such effort is the IAS Towards an HIV Cure initiative established in 2012 to promote and facilitate the search for a safe and affordable cure that can be scaled up. Continua a leggere...

HIV: un nuovo caso di remissione dopo il trapianto di staminali

HIV: un nuovo caso di remissione dopo il trapianto di staminali Perché per quanto i dati siano interessanti, e addirittura promettenti, non si può in alcun modo parlare di una terapia: "Il risultato appena pubblicato", ha spiegato a Repubblica Massimo Andreoni , ordinario di malattie infettive all'Università degli studi di Roma "Tor Vergata" e direttore scientifico della Società Italiana di Malattie Infettive e Tropicali (Simit), "rappresenta certamen... Continua a leggere...

Blood pressure drug recall expands over third possible carcinogen

Blood pressure drug recall expands over third possible carcinogen Distributed nationwide online and by pharmacies and retailers including Walmart and Sam's Club, the drug was found to contain trace amounts of a potential human carcinogen, the New Jersey drug company said in a news release. Camber's products, which are packaged into 30-count, 90-count, 500-count and 1,000-count bottles, were distributed nationwide via U.S. "wholesalers, distributors, retail pharm... Continua a leggere...

New Study Finds No Link Between MMR Vaccine, Autism

The research team reached their conclusion after looking at every child born in Denmark to Danish-born mothers between 1999 and 2000. The children were followed-up again at ages one and 14. Currently, there is a concerning increase in measles cases in Europe and the US, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared vaccine hesitancy as one of the top 10 threats to global health . Continua a leggere...

Scientists report a 2nd person has been cured of HIV

Scientists report a 2nd person has been cured of HIV The London patient underwent the transplant in May 2016, and in September 2017, stopped taking antiretroviral drugs. Doctors said that recent tests showed no trace of the man's previous HIV infection. While transplant is not the ideal option for HIV patients, it does offer hope in terms of where the researchers can take this. It's far from a cure, but Tebas thinks coupling this approach with... Continua a leggere...


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