Tag: therapy

Plasma runs on four wheels and in complete safety

Plasma runs on four wheels and in complete safety

The event ‘Driving green. Improving Lives’, or a partnership between Scania, Chiggiato, Kedrion Biopharma and Ifac, for the transport of plasma in safety and respect for the environment. At the center of the agreement, Kedrion Biopharma, an Italian company specialized in the collection and transformation of human plasma to produce and distribute plasma-derived therapeutic products, […]

Cancer, mortality rate for lung and pancreas in women rises in the EU

Cancer, mortality rate for lung and pancreas in women rises in the EU

Between 2018 and 2023, cancer death rates in Europe and the UK fell by 6.5% among men and 3.7% among women, with 5.9 million deaths prevented in the European Union from 1989 to today and 1.24 million in the UK. However, women are at risk for lung and pancreatic cancer, especially over 65 years of […]

Cancer cells play on randomness

Cancer cells play on randomness

One of the defense mechanisms of cancer cells is triggered by chance: their response to chemotherapy is in some cases driven by chance and being able to block this behavior could help develop more effective therapies. This is indicated by the research published in the journal Science Advances and conducted by the Australian Institute of […]

Thousands at Gay Pride in London, parades also in Toulouse-Marseille

Thousands at Gay Pride in London, parades also in Toulouse-Marseille

(ANSA) – ROME, 02 JUL – After three years of lockdown due to Covid-19, Gay Pride has returned to color and animate the streets of the British capital, with thousands of people who have also celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first march in 1972. The organizers expect up to one million people. 600 groups […]

Covid: Ny, free antiviral to positive in mobile units for testing

Covid: Ny, free antiviral to positive in mobile units for testing

(ANSA) – NEW YORK, JUL 01 – The city of New York will be the first city in the US to offer the antiviral drug Paxlovid free of charge in mobile units that carry out Covid tampons, but only to those who are positive. Mayor Eric Adams announced it. The initiative has been renamed ‘Test […]

Tennis: Nadal at home on crutches, new therapy started

Tennis: Nadal at home on crutches, new therapy started

(ANSA) – ROME, JUN 08 – Rafa Nadal returned home to Palma de Mallorca, not before stopping in Barcelona for medical treatment. The images captured by the cameras of the La Sexta channel are striking, depicting him getting out of the car at the airport with crutches so as not to place his left foot, […]

The 70-year-old Sardinian stung by a tick died

The 70-year-old Sardinian stung by a tick died

(ANSA) – LANUSEI, June 06 – The 70-year-old pensioner from Ulassai, Ogliastra, hospitalized for four days in the intensive care unit of the Lanusei hospital, died in the late morning following a serious infection, rickettsiosis, caused from a tick bite. The woman had arrived at the hospital last June 2, when her clinical picture was […]

Dead De Benedetto, symbol of battle for medical cannabis

Dead De Benedetto, symbol of battle for medical cannabis

(ANSA) – AREZZO, 09 MAY – Walter De Benedetto died at the age of 50: the man, who lived in Olmo, in the municipality of Arezzo, was one of the sick symbol of the battle for the liberalization of cannabis for therapeutic purposes. Sick for years of severe form of rheumatoid arthritis, in April a […]

Covid record, patient with infection for 505 days

Covid record, patient with infection for 505 days

Documented the longest SARS-CoV-2 infection ever: lasting 505 days, it gripped an immunosuppressed patient, who then did not make it despite the therapies. Presented in Lisbon at the congress of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases by experts from King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, the clinical […]

He drinks limescale during mass, priest ends up in hospital

He drinks limescale during mass, priest ends up in hospital

(ANSA) – AOSTA, APRIL 01 – The vice parish priest of Ch√Ętillon, in the Aosta Valley, accidentally drank Viakal during last Sunday’s mass. Don Alessandro Valerioti, 33 years old and originally from La Salle, is now well and will soon return to perform his duties. The accident occurred at the end of the mass, during […]