Quotidiani e periodici

New York Moves to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes by Emergency Order

New York Times - Dom, 15/09/2019 - 19:45
The state would become the second in the nation, behind Michigan, to outlaw sale of the fruity flavors popular with children and teenagers.

Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter Whites of THC Oils?

New York Times - Dom, 15/09/2019 - 19:09
As authorities work to understand the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses, a small-town drug bust offers a closer look at the vast black market for vaping supplies.

Un’infanzia ricca di emozioni positive è l’antidoto alla depressione da adulti

Corriere della Sera - Dom, 15/09/2019 - 15:22
Le esperienze positive vissute da bambini sono state associate a una migliore salute mentale da grandi. «È importante poter condividere i propri sentimenti da piccoli»

Pelle, occhi, malattie rare: le nuove frontiere delle cellule staminali

Corriere della Sera - Dom, 15/09/2019 - 09:19
Dall’Emilia Romagna al San Raffaele, eccellenze della ricerca. Oltre ai trattamenti di avanguardia queste cellule sono usate per affrontare migliaia di casi di tumori

Gran Bretagna, muore a 13 anni per obesità, a casa solo cibo spazzatura

Corriere della Sera - Dom, 15/09/2019 - 08:10
La madre la definiva «ciambella» e si è opposta ad ogni tipo di intervento sanitario. La ragazza è morta in ospedale per una grave cardiomiopatia

Opioid Defendants Seek to Disqualify Judge Overseeing 2,300 Cases

New York Times - Dom, 15/09/2019 - 06:23
In a surprising move, drug distributors and pharmacy chains on the eve of a landmark federal trial argued that the judge already believed that defendants should pay.

In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

New York Times - Dom, 15/09/2019 - 06:21
The bill, if signed by the governor, would mark a new way of giving women access to abortion as conservative states tighten restrictions.

Lo smartphone al supermercato fa spendere di più

Corriere della Sera - Sab, 14/09/2019 - 17:25
Il telefonino ci distrae dai nostri percorsi abituali e ci mette in condizione di notare merci che altrimenti non avremmo considerato. Con il rischio di esagerare con la spesa

For Older Patients, an ‘Afterworld’ of Hospital Care

New York Times - Sab, 14/09/2019 - 17:20
Long-term care hospitals tend to the sickest of patients, often near the end of their lives. Many will never return home.

New York Uncovers $1 Billion in Sackler Family Wire Transfers

New York Times - Sab, 14/09/2019 - 15:04
In a court filing, the state attorney general’s office says that it has found new account transfers by members of the family that owns Purdue Pharma, the maker of opioids.

For Children With Peanut Allergies, F.D.A. Experts Recommend a New Treatment

New York Times - Sab, 14/09/2019 - 12:01
About 1.2 million American children have peanut allergies. A new drug, Palforzia, does not cure the condition, but it can blunt life-threatening reactions.

Più trapianti (e vite salvate)con i polmoni rigenerati

Corriere della Sera - Sab, 14/09/2019 - 11:13
In Canada sono stati aperti i primi «centri per la riparazione» di tali organi grazie a una «campana» speciale messa a punto dal professor Shaf Kashvjee

Zantac Has Low Levels of a Cancer-Causing Chemical, the F.D.A. Says

New York Times - Sab, 14/09/2019 - 05:10
The chemical, NDMA, is the same one found in the blood pressure drug valsartan, which led to widespread recalls last year.

Mystery Solved: Private-Equity-Backed Firms Are Behind Ad Blitz on ‘Surprise Billing’

New York Times - Sab, 14/09/2019 - 02:17
Two doctor-staffing companies are pushing back against legislation that could hit their bottom lines.

Scientists Use CRISPR Tool in Attempt to Cure HIV

WebMD Health - Ven, 13/09/2019 - 21:53

Chinese researchers used the tool to give a patient blood cells that were altered to resist the AIDS-causing virus, the Associated Press reported.

Is Your State One of the 'Most Obese' in America?

WebMD Health - Ven, 13/09/2019 - 21:45

In 2018, the nine states with adult obesity rates above 35% were: Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota and West Virginia.

Study: More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide

WebMD Health - Ven, 13/09/2019 - 21:41

Suicide death rates among 10- to 19-year-old girls have been systematically underestimated, while rates among boys have been overestimated, according to the report published Sept. 13 in JAMA Network Open.

CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses

WebMD Health - Ven, 13/09/2019 - 21:25

U.S. health officials have revised downward the number of cases of a severe lung injury linked to vaping, from more than 450 cases cited last week to the total of 380 cases announced late Thursday.

Zantac Heartburn Drug May Contain Carcinogen: FDA

WebMD Health - Ven, 13/09/2019 - 21:13

While preliminary tests found low levels of the nitrosamine impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in some ranitidine products, the FDA said this does not mean patients taking the drugs should stop using them now.

Is Your Pelvic Pain a Sign of Endometriosis?

WebMD Health - Ven, 13/09/2019 - 20:53

Women are most likely to develop endometriosis between the ages of 25 and 50, and it may contribute to reduced fertility. Left untreated for years, endometriosis can result in debilitating nerve pain.