Quotidiani e periodici

«Nostro figlio, affetto da sindrome di Narp. Per avere la diagnosi siamo dovuti andare negli Stati Uniti»

Corriere della Sera - Mar, 05/10/2021 - 12:14
Vincenzo Maglia soffre di sindrome di Narp (Neuropatia atassia retinite pigmentosa), malattia rara dovuta a una mutazione del Dna mitocondriale da parte materna

Pfizer Booster Can Be Given After 6 Months, European Drug Agency Says

New York Times - Mar, 05/10/2021 - 11:29
The European Medicines Agency also said that extra doses of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines could be given to people with underlying health conditions as early as 28 days after a second dose.

L’Agenzia europea per i farmaci approva la terza dose dei vaccini Pfizer e Moderna

Corriere della Sera - Mar, 05/10/2021 - 08:24
Parere favorevole dell’EMA ai due vaccini per persone fragili 28 giorni dopo la seconda dose e per tutti con Pfizer almeno 6 mesi dopo la seconda dose

Fauci sulla pillola contro il Covid: «Risultati impressionanti». Ecco come funziona

Corriere della Sera - Mar, 05/10/2021 - 08:08
L’antivirale molnupiravir, secondo Merck-MSD, dimezza il rischio di ospedalizzazione e morte. Burioni: «Il trial è stato interrotto per schiacciante efficacia». La casa farmaceutica chiederà l'autorizzazione all'uso in emergenza

Biden Officials End Ban on Abortion Referrals at Federally Funded Clinics

New York Times - Mar, 05/10/2021 - 03:41
The change reversed a policy meant to deter abortions under the Trump administration.

Voices of Breast Cancer Survivors: Looking Back, Offering Advice

WebMD Health - Mar, 05/10/2021 - 01:39

Each survivor's cancer, experts know, is unique, and so is their experience with it. WebMD asked several survivors what they wish they had known at the start of their cancer journey and what advice they would give to those newly diagnosed.

The Mediterranean Diet Isn’t What It Used to Be

WebMD Health - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 23:56

Evidence from those who died in the Vesuvius eruption suggests gendered diets and far more fish intake for those living the Mediterranean lifestyle.

How Depression and Anxiety Affect Your Physical Health

New York Times - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 23:10
Mind and body form a two-way street.

How Accurate Are At-Home Covid Tests?

New York Times - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 22:37
When used correctly, many at-home rapid tests are good at detecting people carrying high levels of the virus.

Pfizer COVID Vaccine Antibodies May Disappear in 7 Months, Study Says

WebMD Health - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 22:37

Antibody levels may wane after 7 months for people who got the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, according to a new study published on the bioRxiv preprint server.

Nobel Medicina 2021 per le scoperte sui recettori per la temperatura e il tatto

Corriere della Sera - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 21:46
David Julius e Ardem Patapoutian proclamati vincitori presso l’Accademia Reale Svedese delle Scienze di Stoccolma. Scoperta che aiuterà contro il dolore

Vaccine Holdouts Embrace COVID Antibody Treatment, Mystifying Doctors

WebMD Health - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 21:18

Doctors and public health experts are surprised that so many of those embracing monoclonal antibody treatment are unvaccinated Americans who have refused the shot for reasons that could very well apply to the newly developed and experimental monoclonal antibody therapy.

Losing Your Hair? You Might Blame the Great Stem Cell Escape.

New York Times - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 20:52
By observing mouse hair follicles, scientists discovered an unexpected mechanism of aging. “If I didn’t see it with my own eyes I wouldn't believe it,” one said.

Coronavirus in Italia, il bollettino di oggi 4 ottobre: 1.612 nuovi casi e 37 morti

Corriere della Sera - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 20:49
I dati del bollettino di lunedì 4 ottobre. Sotto la soglia di 2 mila contagi, come lo scorso lunedì, con la curva al «punto minimo». Il trend resta in discesa lenta. Il tasso di positività è 1,3% (ieri 1%) con 122.214 tamponi. Ricoveri: +41. Terapie intensive: +6

Fauci: ‘Too Soon to Tell’ on Major Holiday Gatherings

WebMD Health - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 20:33

It’s too early to determine whether Americans should avoid large family gatherings for Christmas and other holidays due to COVID-19, Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Sunday.

An Acclaimed Playwright on Masks and the Return to the Stage

New York Times - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 20:05
Sarah Ruhl, after a long struggle living with Bell’s palsy, knows the feeling of being masked among the unmasked.

Uno studio lo dimostra: i figli vanno informati se mamma o papà hanno un tumore

Corriere della Sera - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 18:37
La maggior parte dei genitori tace, credendo di proteggere la prole, ma i numeri indicano che il 96% di bambini e ragazzi subisce un contraccolpo psicologico

Colon Cancer Diagnoses Fell 40% in Pandemic, and That's Not Good News

WebMD Health - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 18:17

From a study in Spain, those who were diagnosed in the pandemic year were older than in the pre-pandemic year, had more frequent symptoms, greater complications and were seen at a more advanced disease stage.

WebMD's John Whyte's New Book Shows How to Limit Cancer Risk

WebMD Health - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 18:01

The new book from WebMD's Chief Medical Officer John Whyte, MD, explores one of the biggest myths regarding cancer: That it’s mostly genetic.