Study links protein produced in the liver to Alzheimer’s disease | Alzheimer’s

Several recent studies have examined the (apparently) strange connection between what goes on in the liver and then on what happens in the brain, specifically in the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease. This time, a study published on Tuesday in the journal Plos presents the results of work that wanted to specifically test whether […]

Veterinarian dies infected with monkey virus – News

A man became infected during surgery on two apes in early March. A 53-year-old Chinese citizen died after contracting a rare disease caused by the Monkey-B virus, which mainly affects monkeys. A veterinarian by profession, the man became infected during surgery on two apes at the beginning of last March. The health professional began to […]

Man Who Lived More Than 5000 Years Oldest Victim of Plague | Evolution

In the remains of a hunter-gatherer who lived more than 5000 years ago in present-day Latvia, the Yersinia pestis – the bacterium that causes plague and has already caused the death of millions of people. This strain of bacteria discovered in this hunter-gatherer is the oldest identified so far. The results of the discovery were […]

Antibodies May Last More Than 13 Months After SARS-CoV-2 Infection | Coronavirus

Gradually, more is known about the duration of immunity against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. By now, it is known that antibodies can last for more than 13 months after infection – suggesting that the immune response is robust. Immunologist Marc Veldhoen tells the PUBLIC that this could imply that even if antibody levels decrease over time, […]

Delta variant on its way to dethrone Alpha in Portugal | Coronavirus

What is the weight of the Delta variant (associated with India) in Lisbon and the rest of the country? The National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo Jorge (Insa) is carrying out the analysis on the June samples of SARS-CoV-2 and only at the beginning of next week will data on the relative frequency for the […]

«Digital sick children. The consequences of Covid are serious “

Icon of modern times or exception? The teacher Annamaria Staiano she shields herself, she is a woman of records: the first elected president of the Italian Society of Pediatrics after 123 years. “For sure, it took too long in the prestigious association that has eleven thousand members,” he says. How did you do it? «By […]