Quotidiani e periodici

Psoriasi: a cosa può servire la curcuma? Le proprietà medicamentose

Corriere della Sera - Ven, 18/01/2019 - 13:25
E’ una spezia molto utilizzata dai popoli orientali, ma conosciuta anche in Occidente e utilizzata sia in cucina che come rimedio naturale contro diverse malattieE’ una spezia molto utilizzata dai popoli orientali, ma conosciuta anche in Occidente e utilizzata sia in cucina che come rimedio naturale contro diverse malattie

Un forte odore potrebbe ucciderla, il suo cane le salva la vita avvisandola del pericolo

Corriere della Sera - Ven, 18/01/2019 - 12:56
Martina a causa di una malattia rara è diventata improvvisamente allergica a quasi tutto e vive barricata in casa. Ma l’arrivo di Caiomhe le ha cambiato la vita

What’s So ‘Indecent’ About Female Pleasure?

New York Times - Ven, 18/01/2019 - 11:00
A consumer technology innovation award was revoked from a company that makes a hands-free sex toy. The reason, some believe, is that the product is made for women.

Ask Well: What Is a Fecal Transplant, and Why Would I Want One?

New York Times - Ven, 18/01/2019 - 11:00
Fecal transplant is used to treat gut infections and is now being studied as a treatment for obesity, urinary tract infections, irritable bowel syndrome and more.

Does Cannabis Use Cause Schizophrenia?

New York Times - Ven, 18/01/2019 - 10:54
As the drug becomes more popular, concerns have been raised that its use can lead to psychotic disorders. Here’s what scientists know for sure, and what they don’t.

Fibrosi polmonare: riconosciuta ancora con troppo ritardo

Corriere della Sera - Ven, 18/01/2019 - 09:57
La malattia rara viene identificata mediamente a due anni, dalla comparsa. Grazie ad associazioni di pazienti e pneumologi però qualcosa sta iniziando a cambiare

Malattie genetiche rare, un aiuto per la diagnosi da un’App che analizza le foto dei volti

Corriere della Sera - Ven, 18/01/2019 - 09:56
La nuova tecnologia, descritta su Nature Medicine, non sostituisce i genetisti ma può restringere il campo di indagine accorciando i tempi della diagnosi

F.D.A. Panel Splits on Whether to Approve New Diabetes Drug

New York Times - Ven, 18/01/2019 - 00:13
The advisory committee voted 8-8 on approving the drug, to be called Zynquista, which would be the first oral medication for people with Type 1 diabetes.

In a Children’s Theater Program, Drama Over a Peanut Allergy

New York Times - Gio, 17/01/2019 - 23:54
The conflict over accommodating a child’s allergy turned into a legal battle that highlights the isolation that people with food allergies often face.

New York Confronts Its Worst Measles Outbreak in Decades

New York Times - Gio, 17/01/2019 - 23:00
The disease spread within ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities where vaccination rates are low and some are suspicious of government health workers.

Opioid Use in Pregnancy Linked to Birth Defects?

WebMD Health - Gio, 17/01/2019 - 21:15

Researchers recently found that counties that had higher rates of opioid prescribing had nearly two times more babies born with their intestines outside of their bodies, a condition known as gastroschisis, compared with counties with low opioid prescribing rates.

Meanwhile: Radon Causes Cancer. These Tourists Drink It Up

New York Times - Gio, 17/01/2019 - 21:00
The E.P.A. warns that radon causes cancer. But some tourists head to mines in Montana to soak it up.

Con l’Intelligenza Artificiale, un aiuto (concreto) ai pazienti

Corriere della Sera - Gio, 17/01/2019 - 19:53
Premiati al Ministero dello Sviluppo economico i team vincitori della terza edizione BioUpper, iniziativa a sostegno dei giovani talenti. A loro un voucher di 180 mila euro

Experimental Drug Could Help In Type 2 Diabetes

WebMD Health - Gio, 17/01/2019 - 19:15

Researchers found that the compound -- dubbed TTP399 for now -- improved patients' blood sugar control when it was added to the standard medication metformin for six months.

WHO Says Anti-Vaxxers Are Global Health Threat

WebMD Health - Gio, 17/01/2019 - 18:51

The movement against vaccinations has taken hold in a number of countries, including the United States, making anti-vaxxers are among the top 10 health threats facing the world in 2019, the World Health Organization says.

India, medico eroe salva una neonata e muore per infarto

Corriere della Sera - Gio, 17/01/2019 - 17:19
La bimba era nata dopo 12 ore di travaglio ma non dava segni di vita. Il ginecologo l’ha rianimata ma è crollato a terra subito dopo il primo vagito

Study: 1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Not Needed

WebMD Health - Gio, 17/01/2019 - 15:15

More than 23 percent of prescriptions studied were inappropriate, or not medically justified, researchers said. The inappropriate prescriptions were mostly for colds, chest infections and coughs.

Money Woes May Damage Black Americans' Hearts

WebMD Health - Gio, 17/01/2019 - 15:15

Compared with those without financial stress, the risk of heart disease was nearly three times higher among those with moderate-to-high financial stress, investigators found.

Doctors: A ‘Sentimental Journey’ in the Cancer Clinic

New York Times - Gio, 17/01/2019 - 11:04
I am a firm believer in the ability of music to help people express their emotions, hopes and fears, making their medical conditions more tolerable.

Meanwhile: Meet the People Who Seek Out Radon Water (and Then Take a Big Gulp)

New York Times - Gio, 17/01/2019 - 11:00
The E.P.A. warns that radon causes cancer. But some tourists head to mines in Montana to soak it up.