Quotidiani e periodici

Supreme Court to Consider Limits on Contraception Coverage

New York Times - Sab, 18/01/2020 - 01:32
The justices will weigh Trump administration regulations allowing employers to refuse to provide access to birth control on religious or moral grounds.

W.H.O. Warns That Pipeline for New Antibiotics Is Running Dry

New York Times - Sab, 18/01/2020 - 00:31
In two new reports, the global health agency says only government intervention can fix the broken market for new antimicrobial drugs.

Could Your Fitbit Help Detect the Flu?

WebMD Health - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 22:39

Research has shown that young men with fevers had increases in their resting heart rate of about 8.5 beats per minute (bpm) for about every 2-degree Fahrenheit increase in body temperature.

Three U.S. Airports to Check Passengers for a Deadly Chinese Coronavirus

New York Times - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 22:10
Passengers from Wuhan, China, will be screened at J.F.K. beginning Friday night, and in San Francisco and Los Angeles starting on Saturday.

$8 Billion Verdict in Drug Lawsuit Is Reduced to $6.8 Million

New York Times - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 22:06
A Philadelphia judge lowered the damages in a case that claimed Johnson & Johnson played down the risks of an antipsychotic drug.

Medicare’s Part D Doughnut Hole Has Closed! Mostly. Sorta.

New York Times - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 20:37
The drug coverage gap was widely loathed, but the new scheme may still leave some older Americans holding the bag.

Confronting Racial Bias in Maternal Deaths

WebMD Health - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 19:45

The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate of any developed country, and African American women like Kira are overly affected

Are Doctors Throwing Away Potential Donor Kidneys?

WebMD Health - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 19:45

Many of the donor kidneys that are discarded each year in the United States could instead be effectively transplanted, a large new study suggests.

Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Than Thought

WebMD Health - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 19:30

Sepsis kills more than twice as many people worldwide as once believed, and children in poor regions account for an excessive number of such deaths, researchers say.

Racy Slogans Halt Utah Condom Distribution Plan

WebMD Health - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 19:18

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert halted the distribution of 100,000 condoms that were part of an HIV-prevention effort due to racy messaging.

Dying in the Neurosurgical I.C.U.

New York Times - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 18:17
In cases of brain death or neurologically devastating injury, poor communication can make painful situations even harder.

Fish Oil Supplements Tied to Sperm Health

New York Times - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 17:00
Young men who took fish oil supplements had higher sperm counts, a greater sperm volume and larger average testicular size.

Tumori, in Italia sopravvivenza più alta che nel resto d’Europa

Corriere della Sera - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 16:04
Il rapporto State of Health in the EU presentato nel capoluogo pugliese durante la prima di quattro tappe europee: da noi il 63% dei malati vivo a 5 anni dalla diagnosi e, la media europea si ferma al 57%

Parents Can Help Their Sleep-Deprived Teens

WebMD Health - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 15:22

American teens aren't getting enough sleep, which can lead to anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts.

È morto improvvisamente il nutrizionista Pietro Migliaccio

Corriere della Sera - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 14:58
Il medico divulgatore è stato per oltre 25 anni ricercatore dell’Istituto Nazionale della Nutrizione è stato punto di riferimento in numerose trasmissioni televisive

Japan and Thailand Confirm New Cases of Chinese Coronavirus

New York Times - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 06:57
The two new patients will add to fears that the virus will spread further outside China’s borders.

Ayanna Pressley Opens Up About Living With Alopecia and Hair Loss

New York Times - Ven, 17/01/2020 - 01:37
The congresswoman from Massachusetts said that she was making peace with the condition in a video released on Thursday.

Overwhelmed by Medical Bills, and Finding Help on TikTok

New York Times - Gio, 16/01/2020 - 20:11
In a video last month, a North Carolina woman shared a tip about battling “stupid charges.” Thousands responded — some in gratitude, others to commiserate over the baffling costs of health care.

Flu Shot No Match for 'B' Strain, Season Rages On

WebMD Health - Gio, 16/01/2020 - 19:59

According to the CDC's estimates, there have been at least 9.7 million illnesses, 87,000 hospitalizations, and 4,800 deaths from flu this season.

Diet Drug Belviq May Raise Cancer Risk: FDA

WebMD Health - Gio, 16/01/2020 - 18:11

Health care providers should weigh the benefits of taking lorcaserin against the potential risks when deciding whether to prescribe or continue patients on the medication, the FDA advised.