Two other health workers died in Barranquilla due to possible COVID-19

Two other health workers in Barranquilla, the doctor Andrés Acevedo and the nursing assistant Delcy Talaigua, died – apparently – by COVID-19. The general doctor Andrés Roberto Acevedo, 58 years old, a Costa Rican national and who had been living and working in the city for 17 years, lost his life this Thursday after being […]

Double lung transplant to save the life of a young patient infected with Covid 19

First modification: 03/07/2020 – 11:40Last modification: 03/07/2020 – 11:43 In Chicago, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, a 20-year-old girl received a double lung transplant, as her own were totally destroyed after suffering a severe Covid 19 infection. It is the first lung transplant carried out in United States in the framework of this pandemic. A complex […]

traces of the virus found in Europe … in March 2019 ?!

When we think of Covid-19, we generally think that it is a disease specific to the year 2020. This is also normal since the first cases were officially detected this year. However, recent studies suggest that the coronavirus was already in Italy in December 2019, and another study carried out by researchers from the University […]

traces of the virus found in Europe … in March 2019 ?!

When we think of Covid-19, we generally think that it is a disease specific to the year 2020. This is also normal since the first cases were officially detected this year. However, recent studies suggest that the coronavirus was already in Italy in December 2019, and another study carried out by researchers from the University […]

Mexicans receive support to develop medicine against COVID-19 in Switzerland

Mexican researchers They will be supported by the National Network of State Science and Technology Councils and Organizations (Rednacecyt) to continue with their research project in search of a medicine against COVID-19 at the Paul Scherrer Institute in Switzerland. “This project is focused on develop a antiviral using a mix of disciplines. It will be […]

They develop technology to find more efficient stem cells in medicine

An international team of scientists has discovered a new “fast and simple” technology that enables more efficient stem cells to be obtained for regenerative medicine, a technique that would be applicable in diseases in which cell loss or degeneration is suffered. By introducing a molecule (the microRNA 203), the new protocol boosts, both in a […]

Vaccination is said to be alpha-synuclein from the brain …

/ Kateryna_Kon – stock.adobe.com Vienna – Repeated vaccination against the protein alpha-synuclein, the deposits of which in the brain are said to be involved in the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease, has induced the formation of antibodies in patients in the early stages of the disease, and according to the report in Lancet Neurology (2020; DOI: […]

Vaccination is said to be alpha-synuclein from the brain …

/ Kateryna_Kon – stock.adobe.com Vienna – Repeated vaccination against the protein alpha-synuclein, the deposits of which in the brain are said to be involved in the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease, has induced the formation of antibodies in patients in the early stages of the disease, and according to the report in Lancet Neurology (2020; DOI: […]

Bribery affair settled: Novartis has to pay $ 750 million

Thursday July 2nd 2020 For years, Novartis has paid millions for supposed conferences to get doctors to prescribe their medication. The doctors are also wooed with excursions or meals in luxury restaurants. To end the legal dispute, the pharmaceutical company must now pay high comparisons. The Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis has made two million settlements […]

She is skeptical about the proposal to introduce a health tax – Opinions – News

As reported, on Wednesday in the Latvian Radio program “Krustpunkts”, the Minister of Finance said that the possibility of introducing a health tax or health insurance in the amount of 5% is being assessed. Mr Reir emphasized that the introduction of a 5% health tax would not change the overall tax burden on labor. “As […]