Drug to treat epilepsy may be “promising therapy” for Machado-Joseph disease – Sociedade

A drug for the treatment of epilepsy could be a “promising therapy” for the neurodegenerative disease of Machado-Joseph, reveals a study, released this Wednesday, developed at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology at the University of Coimbra (CNC-UC) . Also known as “type 3 spinocerebellar ataxia”, Machado-Joseph disease “is an incurable hereditary neurodegenerative disease […]

Psoriasis is the main reason for visits to the dermatologist – Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease estimated to affect 200,000 Portuguese. The disease has impacts not only on a physical level, but also on a psychological level, according to dermatologist Tiago Torres and data from the Portuguese Psoriasis Association (PSOPortugal). Tiago Torres stated, in an interview with the CM, that the disease manifests itself physically […]

Why did deaths from other diseases also trigger the pandemic?

Photo: Jair Amaral/EM/DAPress Fear of covid-19 and the strangulation of medical services due to the pandemic meant that 51-year-old personnel supervisor Alex José de Oliveira Ferreira, a resident of Itabirito, in the central region of Minas Gerais, had to wait weeks for an appointment by the private agreement. While the delay aggravated his hypertension condition, […]

Lack of physical activity causes expenditures of R$ 300 million to SUS – News

A study carried out by the UFF (Universidade Federal Fluminense) found that the economic impact of physical inactivity among Brazilians, in different regions of the country, represents expenses in the SUS (Unified Health System) of around R$ 300 million only with hospitalizations, in amounts of 2019. “This cost would be avoidable as you expand the […]

learn more about and prevent this disease

World Thrombosis Day Credit: Disclosure Next Wednesday, October 13, doctors, legislators and other health professionals from around the world will promote the World Thrombosis Day – a campaign that aims to alert the population about the dangers of blood clots – currently an urgent and growing global health problem. The campaign, promoted by International Society […]

Covid Toe: Study Explains Origin of Hand and Foot Injuries – Current Events

This symptom usually develops within a week to four weeks after Covid-19 infection and can result in swelling or color change in the fingers and toes, the paper said. The Guardian. The skin condition known as ‘Covid toe’ may be a side effect of the immune system’s response to fighting the Covid-19 virus, according to […]

Electrical implant therapy with positive results in the treatment of depression | Neurosciences

A 36-year-old woman with severe depression was successfully treated through experimental therapy with an electrical brain implant, an intervention characterized as “awesome”. The treatment took place at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), United States of America. Sarah, the treated patient, said, quoted in the newspaper The Guardian, that therapy returned her to “a […]

what is the disease from which the actress suffers

There is no cure, but symptoms can only be treated with medication and an appropriate lifestyle. There interstitial cystitis also known as “painful cystitis syndrome”, which has affected Francesca Neri, causes pain above the bladder, pelvis or lower abdomen. It causes an almost constant need to go to the bathroom and urinate and is often […]