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The expert: ’15 -20% Italians can’t have children ‘

“Couple infertility is a growing social phenomenon: 15-20% of the population of childbearing age has this problem. It is a worrying fact that we need to reflect on, given that…

Banfi (Biogen Italia): “Companies are partners of institutions in neurological challenges”

“For years we have been working with these two large institutions, SDA Bocconi and the Italian Society of Neurology” explains Giuseppe Banfi, CEO of Biogen Italia, during his speech at…

Tumors, fundraising for ‘La Forza e il Sorriso Onlus’ is back on the web

The fundraising event in favor of ‘Strength and Smile’ is back on the web, the non-profit organization which, with the patronage of Cosmetica Italia, the national association of cosmetic companies,…

The infectious specialist: “57% of HIV patients would like long acting therapy”

“Of the 600 HIV-infected people on antiretroviral therapy who responded to the survey promoted by the Icon Foundation, 56.8% said they were interested in long-acting therapy, because it is not…

The survey, for 1 in 5 patients, anti-HIV treatment has a heavy impact

For one in five people, HIV and antiretroviral treatment have a “heavy” impact on everyday life. For this reason, those who live with the AIDS virus ask for therapies that…

Covid today Italy, Brusaferro: “Situation under control”

“In Italy the situation is under control, we have the most controlled incidences compared to other European countries”. This was reiterated by the president of the Higher Institute of Health…

The infectious specialist: “Young people with HIV are among the most dissatisfied with therapies”

“Among HIV patients, young people in particular feel the full burden of the disease, but they are also the most dissatisfied with the current therapeutic regimen. We need to think…

Johnson & Johnson vaccine second dose, US experts ok for over 18s

Second dose Johnson & Johnson anti-covid vaccine, towards the ok in the US. The Advisory Committee of the CDC, the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, voted unanimously to…

de Braud (Int): ‘Breast cancer, also pay attention to a healthy lifestyle’

Not just screening, mammograms and early diagnosis. “Breast cancer prevention must also take into account other aspects, which concern the setting up of a healthy lifestyle and, therefore, the need…

Adi: “Covid has demonstrated role in nutrition, increase unity in hospitals”

Increase the number of operational units dedicated to dietetics and clinical nutrition in Italian hospitals, also thanks to the injection of resources from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan. This…

The mustache of mr. Monopoly are dyed blue for male prevention

Talking about male prevention in Italy is no longer a taboo. And even Monopoly, the famous brand of boxed games, goes into action in support of the ‘Follow The Blue’…

Covid today Italy, Pregliasco: “Rt rise and incidence? First signs of a tail hit”

“We start with these signals which, for now, are timid, but they project us towards what I have always said: the arrival of a tail blow from the virus”. Virologist…

New Delta variant, WHO: “We monitor mutation”

Currently recorded cases in the UK, Russia, the United States, Denmark, Germany and even Italy The World Health Organization is monitoring the new mutation of the Delta variant of the…

Covid today Italy, Civil Protection bulletin and regional contagions 21 October

The bulletin with Covid data in Italy today, Thursday 21 October 2021, numbers and news from the Civil Protection and the Ministry of Health – region by region – on…

Mudimed is born, the first digital museum on the history of the scientific method

Bringing citizens, especially the younger ones, closer to scientific culture and its method is the goal of Mudimed, the first digital museum in the history of the scientific method in…

Covid, Rasi: “With standardized and digital training, one would have been less wrong”

The acceleration of innovation always occurs in times of crisis: thus Covid has acted as a ‘digital accelerator’ in the field of professional health training “. Thus Guido Rasi, former…

Oncology and nutrition, new document for better patient management

The nutritional status of the cancer patient is very important for antineoplastic treatment because a malnutrition condition can negatively affect the tolerability of therapeutic regimens and the results of therapies.…

The nutritionist: “Timely diagnosis is essential for malnourished cancer patients”

“The timely diagnosis of a nutritional problem is essential to ensure the correct management of malnourished cancer patients. Early interception of nutritional problems is essential to set up appropriate and…

‘Things not to do with blood’, theShow video on haemophilia

A video to tell about haemophilia in an unconventional way, using irony, with the aim of debunking prejudices and false beliefs about the disease and making young people aware of…

J&J, over 3.6 billion resources generated in 2020 in Italy

Over 3.6 billion euros in 2020 alone, the annus horribilis of the Covid-19 pandemic, equal to 0.2% of GDP. These are the resources generated by the American group Johnson &…

Janssen’s projects for health and social matters

Home care, telemedicine, training. With an eye on the scientific literacy of young people, all the more important in times of ‘infodemic’ and fake news hidden behind every virtual corner…

Psoriatic arthritis, ok Ema experts at AbbVie monoclonal

Green light from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency EMA to the monoclonal antibody risankizumab (Skyrizi *, 150 mg), administered by subcutaneous…

CDC USA gives green light to Gsk Herpes Zoster vaccine in immunocompromised over 19s

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) voted unanimously to recommend 2 doses of the Shingrix vaccine * for the…

Green pass effect, over 2 million rapid tests and 407 thousand first doses in 7 days

“There is a” mandatory “Green pass effect in the last 7 days: over 2.1 million rapid tests and over 407 thousand new vaccinated, of which 86.4% between 20 and 69…

Mandatory green pass, Sileri: “It will be the last thing to be removed”

“We are already wondering when to remove the Green pass” Covid is mandatory even at work, “but I believe it will be the last thing that will be removed”. Thus…

Green pass, “is bringing out submerged infections”

“The Green Pass effect is impressive: it is allowing us to identify the unvaccinated infected.” So Roberto Battiston, professor of physics at the University of Trento, looks at the graph…

Third dose of covid vaccine, ok Fda to ‘mix’ between different vaccines

Third dose of the anti covid vaccine, the US Food and Drug Administration has given its ok to the ‘mix’ of authorized vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson) for…

Covid, an app to ‘find’ the virus: what the experts say

Identify the presence of the coronavirus through a simple cough. This is what the ‘Voice Med One’ App would be able to do, now being tested at the ASL of…

Mudimed ‘to bring young people closer to research and defeat fake news’

The ‘digital museum’ Mudimed.it, the first virtual room on the history of medicine, has “the objective of ensuring that citizens, especially young people, approach the scientific method, helping them to…

Frega (Novartis): ‘Proud to launch Mudimed digital museum’

“The mudimed.it site, which was launched today, is an idea that was born a year ago when Novartis set itself the theme of bringing citizens closer to science. Thus, among…

Third dose Covid vaccine, Hope: “We will evaluate extension based on evidence”

“Over 81% over 12 vaccinated and over 700 thousand third doses” administered and 103 million green passes downloaded

Covid, WHO: “Descent slows down in the world, + 7% infections in Europe”

Slows down the downward trend of new cases and Covid deaths, which has been observed for weeks in the world. In the last 7 days examined by the World Health…

The MIELO-Spieghi campaign on social networks comes to life

With the first Facebook live, the MIELO-Spieghi campaign goes live. From the Sant’Eugenio Hospital in Rome, today at 6 pm, the appointment is with the ‘Conversations on life with chronic…

Cancer, Roche: 2 Her2 + early stage breast cancer drugs reimbursable

To offer all patients the best possible therapy, to ensure the best treatments according to the characteristics of the disease. A need strongly felt by doctors and patients, which today…

Covid, return to greet each other by shaking hands? Experts divided

Return to greet each other by shaking hands? Experts are divided. To say enough with fists and elbows Matteo Bassetti, director of the Infectious Diseases Clinic of the San Martino…

Surgery, Marco Scatizzi elected new president of Acoi

Marco Scatizzi is the new president of Italian surgeons. Director of the General Surgery Complex Operating Unit of the Santa Maria Annunziata and Serristori Hospitals in Florence, Scatizzi was elected…

Bms, employees donate blood for the Italian Red Cross

The people who collaborate with Bristol Myers Squibb donate blood in the blood bank of the Italian Red Cross. The initiative, which will take place tomorrow in Rome in Piazzale…

Bandi Gilead, Le Grazie: ’10 years of closeness to the scientific community and patients’

Cristina Le Grazie, medical director of Gilead Sciences Italia, on the occasion of the assignment of the two calls promoted by the Californian biopharmaceutical company in Italy – Fellowship and…

Gilead calls, Ercoli (Solidarity Medicine): ‘between science commitments to break down inequalities’

“Being here today is very important because events like this reveal to those who make science the presence of minorities that the right to health does not reach”. To say…

Mantovani (Humanitas): ‘Turning every vaccine into a vaccination’

“For the right to the anti-Covid vaccine to be a real right and not a privilege, two levels must be overcome”, explains Alberto Mantovani, scientific director of the Humanitas Clinical…

Over 1 million scientists and patients, awarded winners of Gilead calls

“The impossible is only a goal yet to be achieved, a horizon that becomes possible”. 85% of Italians think so, especially when it comes to medicine. Among the impossible challenges…

Smoking, 100 experts at WHO: ‘Damage reduction even with alternative devices’

One hundred scientists, doctors and experts in the field and in the use of nicotine write a letter to the member countries of the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention…

Sputnik, Bassetti: “HIV risk? Perplexed but it is a vaccine with many doubts”

“I am not surprised by the news coming from South Africa. There had already been some reports that even the adenovirus contained in Sputnik could reactivate in immunosuppressed patients, or…

Covid, with third dose more effective vaccines: the study

Vaccines against Covid-19 are safe and effective and the administration of a third dose can confer greater protective efficacy. This is what emerges from the study conducted on 3,720 health…

Pfizer vaccine ready to use, Ema ok: it can be kept in the fridge

Green light from Ema experts to a new formulation of Pfizer / BioNTech’s anti-Covid vaccine, ready to use and storable at temperatures of a normal refrigerator for up to 2…

Psoriasis, triggering risk factors identified

On Allies for Health focus on triggers that can favor the onset of the disease In Italy, psoriasis affects 2.5 million people (10% are affected by a moderate-severe form), men…

Covid today Lazio, 202 infections and 8 deaths. In Rome 71 cases

There are 202 new coronavirus infections today 18 October 2021 in Lazio, according to data from the latest Covid-19 bulletin of the region. There are another 8 deaths. Today in…

Covid, anesthesiologists: “Not vaccinated alarms”

Vergallo (Aaroi-Emac): “Now situation under control”. The hard-core appeal: “Immunizing saves from resuscitation”

J&J Medical Italia, support to hospital surgeons for restart

Johnson & Johnson Medical Italia confirms its support for Italian surgeons in managing the recovery of over 1.3 million hospitalizations – of which almost 50% are surgical – and of…

Covid Uk, Andreoni: “If the bad variant starts, Italy is also at risk”

“Italy has had a rigorous attitude towards the” Covid-19 “pandemic while the United Kingdom has done, and is doing, exactly the opposite, by circulating the virus and today we see…

Rhinoplasty against sleep problems and depression

In collaboration with tuame.it Anyone who thinks of cosmetic surgery as a superfluous practice and a mere habit for a few is wrong. Although this branch of medicine was born…

Surgery ‘back to the future’, 39th Acoi National Congress opens

The 39th National Congress of Acoi, the Association of Italian Hospital Surgeons, opened in Milan. ‘Back to the future’ is the title given to these days of meeting and confrontation,…

Covid today Italy, 2,437 infections and 24 deaths: bulletin 17 October

There are 2,437 new Coronavirus infections in Italy today, October 17, according to Covid data region by region of the Civil Protection bulletin and the Ministry of Health. Recorded another…

Green pass compulsory work, pharmacists: “Doubling tampons in one day”

In the Italian pharmacies of the compulsory Green pass at work “the data are evident: we have gone from 300 thousand tampons on 13 October to 600 thousand on 14…

Experts: “Ngs test new diagnostic weapon against lung cancer”

There is a new diagnostic weapon to fight lung cancer, which in Italy is in third place for diffusion (41 thousand cases registered in 2020) and first as a cause…

Gori (Fondaz. Aiom): “Regional oncological networks for better diagnosis and treatment”

“To ensure patients equal access to diagnostics and new drugs, regional oncological networks must become a reality, to allow patients to be treated in an organizational mechanism that combines structures,…

Expert: “Fragmented Iter Lung Cancer Diagnosis Creates Mistakes”

“In lung cancer, the fragmentation of the diagnostic process, the movement from one laboratory to another, can create major problems both in terms of reporting times and identification of markers,…

Rizzotti (Fi): “Reviewing drug governance, fast approvals save lives”

“In Italy it is necessary to review the governance of the drug, without tying it to political ideologies but with the awareness that research is always faster than political decisions”.…

Oncological radiotherapy, with genomics and the cure revolution

The integration between clinic, genomics and artificial intelligence revolutionizes radiotherapy treatments in oncology. With the possibility of ‘cutting out’ the best possible radiotherapy treatment on the individual patient and his…

‘Current affairs and future in Pma’, conference in Rome for 25 years Cipa

In Italy, for years, there has been an ’empty cradle alarm’, and the Covid-19 pandemic has worsened the situation. In a society undergoing a profound crisis of ‘reproductivity’, reproductive medicine…

Health, from Consulcesi advice to defend against actions for tax damage

“A surgeon who works in a public facility in the north of Italy, together with two of his colleagues and a manager of the health care company, had received a…

Neuromed, the Mediterranean diet goes global at Expo Dubai

One of the healthiest food styles in the world, to be protected from the risk of ‘extinction’ and to be proposed as a model that can be exported on a…

Covid today Italy, Rt slightly increased to 0.85: incidence decreases

The average Rt index is slightly up in Italy. In the period 22 September – 5 October it was equal to 0.85 (range 0.82 – 0.87), below the epidemic threshold…

Iannetti (Siumb): ‘Ultrasound for diagnosis, interventions and screening’

“Ultrasound is a refined method that can make very precise diagnoses”, be used in “treatment procedures” of abdominal diseases, but also in “screening”. This was stated by Giovanni Iannetti, president-elect…

Covid, Ema initiates review of monoclonal mixes to prevent disease

The European Medicines Agency Ema has started evaluating AstraZeneca’s monoclonal antibody mix that promises to prevent Covid-19. The CHMP Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use – informs the EU…

Green pass work, Pregliasco: “No free tampons”

Green pass work, Fabrizio Pregliasco says no to free tampons. “No, the State no, it shouldn’t pay the tampons. It already pays for the vaccine”, says the virologist, a professor…

Influenza, first 2 cases identified. Iss: “At the start of surveillance”

The first two cases of influenza of the 2021-2022 season have been identified in Italy. These are “two sporadic cases” linked to type A / H3 viruses, identified in the…

Mandatory green pass, Andreoni: “No to exceptions or postponements”

On the compulsory Italian Green pass at work “we must go on, without exceptions or postponements”. This was stated to Adnkronos Salute Massimo Andreoni, head of Infectious Diseases at the…

Mandatory green pass and tampons, Sileri hypothesis: “Free if in economic difficulty”

“In the transition between not having the mandatory Green pass and having the mandatory Green pass, problems can arise and companies can find a solution compatible with safety and work…

Covid, Scatizzi (Acoi): “To recover skipped surgeries surgeons ready to work at 120% ‘”

“In 2020, due to the pandemic, 2.5 million Italians were not called for screening and this means one thing: 4,600 cancers, 3,300 of the breast and 1,300 of the colon…

Covid, Scatizzi (Acoi): “The Tuscany Region slows down on the recovery of treatments”

“The Tuscany Region no more than 15 days ago made it known to local hospital surgeons that, due to a substantial budget deficit in regional healthcare, equal to about 350…

Green pass, Costa: “Free tampons? I would give them to those who have been vaccinated”

“I would give the free swab to those who have been vaccinated, to allow them to be constantly monitored”. Thus the Undersecretary of Health Andrea Costa, guest of ‘Studio 24’…

Macular degeneration, a ‘diary’ to facilitate adherence to therapy

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 2 billion people worldwide have vision problems, but most eye diseases can be prevented and treated if detected and addressed in time.…

Influenza, Seqirus: “Match delivers first vaccine doses to Regions”

Seqirus, part of the CSL Limited Group, has already begun the distribution of the doses of the flu vaccine that will be administered by the Italian regions to citizens starting…

Psychologists: “+ 40% requests for help but one in 3 people have no resources”

“There is a discomfort, a psychological suffering that does not cry out because there is modesty, but it is increasing in the population. From a research on our community of…

Covid, 1,264 unvaccinated doctors suspended: “It’s only 0.27%”

“There are currently 1,264 doctors suspended in Italy for not yet vaccinated” against Covid-19. “Since the beginning, there have been 1,636 suspensions, of which 372 were later revoked due to…

Covid, D’Ancona (Iss): “It’s under control”

“The epidemiological situation” relating to Covid-19 “is under control. Clearly we have to wait for the winter season and see the effect of the reopening of these days. Let’s say…

“Healing multiple myeloma is becoming a reality”

“Healing resistant multiple myeloma is becoming a reality. We are not very far from eradicating a disease that is curable for many years, but not yet curable.” So Paolo Corradini,…

Ail: “To patients with multiple myeloma to guarantee the best available treatment”

“It is of fundamental importance that patients with multiple myeloma have access to the best treatments available according to a treatment path and protocols based on solid clinical evidence that…

Tumors, Cattani (Sanofi): “Innovative therapies are being studied for multiple myeloma”

“Multiple myeloma still represents a considerable therapeutic challenge today. There is a therapeutic need that will also see other indications, other registration studies. On this front, Sanofi is also studying…

Covid, Rappuoli (Gsk): “With CureVac working on better vaccines”

“We welcome CureVac’s decision to focus on the promising technology for a second-generation mRna vaccine we are developing together, as it has shown a strong improvement in preclinical testing over…

“Anti-Covid masks kept allergies at bay”: the Italian study

Anti-Covid masks, from a side effect of the pandemic, to a potential resource to keep seasonal allergies at bay and beyond. This was demonstrated by a research conducted in 13…

Trauma to the head, a quick test evaluates any injuries

A quick test to evaluate, through a blood sample, people who may have suffered a concussion after a head injury and therefore need more in-depth investigations and targeted and timely…

Online ‘Infection in Focus’, a site on the emergence of superbugs

Raise awareness of the value of antibiotics, the problem of antimicrobial resistance and the importance of managing and combating life-threatening bacterial infections. Sensitizing the population on the issue also through…

Covid vaccine and flu together, WHO green light

Covid vaccine and flu together, the ok of the World Health Organization’s committee of experts on vaccinations (Sage) arrives. “Although” limited evidence on co-administration of inactivated seasonal influenza vaccines with…

Mandatory green pass, Costa: “Reasonable to think about revision with new year”

“It is reasonable to think that with the new year there may be a revision of the restrictive measures in place in our country” linked to the Covid-19 pandemic “including…

Covid vaccine, petition underway by law on obligation

A petition to ask the Government and Parliament for a national law that imposes compulsory anti-Covid vaccination in Italy. It was launched by Assoutenti, the consumer association, which received the…

Rare diseases, Celano (Apmarr): “Pnrr funds to eliminate the gap in assistance in the territory”

“We rely on the NRP to eliminate the inequalities that exist at the regional level as regards assistance and care. Today, depending on where you are born and where you…

Apmarr conference on integrated territorial assistance in rheumatology

“One in two people with rheumatological diseases, in the last year, has never been able to take advantage of assistance and care services in the area and 7 out of…

Covid Italia, Pregliasco: “Out of the tunnel in spring”

“Yes, the light at the end of the tunnel can be seen” as the immunologist Alberto Mantovani says in an interview with ‘Corriere della Sera’, “but ‘adda passà’ a nuttata…

Spallanzani open doors, Vaia ‘help to those who have doubts or seek advice’

“People need a point of reference to be supported, both those who have had Covid and those who fear it, especially the younger ones who are forced to stay at…

Cancer, the study: treatments do not make patients vulnerable to Covid

“Neuroendocrine tumors and related therapies do not make patients more vulnerable to Covid-19. Anti-cancer treatments must not be interrupted. No specific correlation seems to emerge between neuroendocrine neoplasms, which in…

‘Together for mental health’, campaign against prejudice

In Italy, every year, 1 in 4 people suffer from a mental disorder but, despite the impact on the population is quite high, people living with mental disorders and their…

Third dose, Bassetti: “Hypothesis for everyone only in 2022”

Third dose Covid vaccine, “the data coming out of Israel and other countries that have begun to give the third dose to the over 60s are good. It is a…

Burioni: “From October 15 instead of spending money on swabs, get vaccinated”

Covid vaccine, tampons and Green pass, new tweet from Roberto Burioni, virologist of the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan, who writes: “To those who from October 15 will have…

After Covid, self-harm has doubled among the under 18s

There are those who choose the pills. Benzodiazepines, but also the unsuspected paracetamol. And who gets to drink half a bottle of bubble bath, or worse, bleach. In the wardrobes…

Covid Italia, Iss: “Hospitalization rate 8 times higher for unvaccinated over 80”

Covid in Italy, from the update of the ‘Covid-19 epidemic’ report by the Higher Institute of Health (ISS), it emerges that “for the over 80 the hospitalization rate in the…

Covid Italia, Brusaferro: “We control the virus but we are still in a pandemic”

“We remember that we are still in a pandemic phase, although in this phase we manage to have a rather limited circulation” of the coronavirus Sars-CoV-2. This was explained by…

Research, nanotechnology improves muscle strength of multiple sclerosis sufferers

A study conducted on patients suffering from multiple sclerosis in various stages, during the lockdown period, published in ‘The European Journal of Translational Myology’, highlighted the improvement of the muscular…

Medical devices, what changes with the new European regulation

Surgical masks and lasers, programmable pacemakers with microchip technology, laboratory equipment for general use. These are just some examples of medical devices for which the new European Regulation (MDR 2017/745)…