“It hurts a lot, Ciciliano was up for great things”: Víctor Pacheco

You can’t believe it. Víctor Danilo Pacheco, a prominent Atlantic footballer, still has not come out of his astonishment at the death of ex-footballer Ricardo Ciciliano. Although he was clear that he was in a serious medical condition, ‘Pachequito’ kept the hope that “the bald man”, as he sometimes called him affectionately, would leave the […]

Ricardo Ciciliano “is better,” says his mother

Doña Azalia Bustillo’s voice of concern and anguish is noted. Ricardo Ciciliano’s mother and the whole family have been praying and in suspense for the health of the ex-footballer atlanticense, who last Monday was confined in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the La Asunción Clinic, after relapsing into pneumonia that he had already had […]

Less space required on ICs due to shorter hospital stay for corona patients | NOW

Less space is needed in intensive care units (ICs) to receive corona patients, because patients spend less time in the ICU compared to March and April. This confirms Diederik Gommers, chairman of the Dutch Association for Intensive Care (NVIC), Tuesday to NU.nl after reporting from De Gelderlander. In the months of March and April most […]

Aftercare for cancer could be better: ‘I ended up in a black hole’

According to the makers of the plan, one million Dutch people will have or have had cancer by 2030. Many are seriously tired, have anxiety complaints and cannot function socially as usual. For example, patients are afraid of the disease returning, have damaged nerves and there are people who experience problems with, for example, relationships […]

‘Vaccination is the norm and joint responsibility’

Monday, 7 September 2020, 13:19 THE HAGUE – The first week of vaccination in The Hague started on Monday morning. “Vaccination is the norm and a joint responsibility,” says Alderman of Care, Youth and Public Health Kavita Parbhudayal. ‘We are in a health crisis and we need to talk to each other.’ In The Hague, […]

Highlights of COVID-19

The remarkable thing about the pandemic has shown the advancement of science, at a clinical and molecular level. With the new knowledge, the urgent obligation to intervene in the behavior of people, their mobility and the reduction of contacts, the increase of care for people with greater risk with the increase of family and community […]

UMCG is investigating the role of obesity in corona

Intensive care head Peter van der Voort is leading the investigation. The question is why seriously ill corona patients are much more overweight than patients who are not in intensive care. The researchers also want to find out why it is precisely the corona patients who are overweight, also more than other IC patients. We […]

Fecal transplant cured a patient whose gut made him always drunk

A strange syndrome in which the human intestine distills its own alcohol was successfully cured thanks to a fecal transplant when no other treatment worked. making the case the first in the medical literature of its kind. What are fecal transplants? The doctor Carlos Valenzuela gastroenterologist from the Biobío Clinic, explained to Futuro 360 that […]

Corona as a catalyst in burnout: How do you recognize the signals in time?

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 9:57 AM The Netherlands currently has four million people with a ‘hidden burnout’. These are people who are at risk of dropping out within six months if no action is taken. This is shown by research by the National Center for Prevention of Stress and Burn-Out (NCPSB). The Groningen health psychologist […]