Breast cancer, 6 out of 10 patients are not prescribed genomic testing

Breast cancer 6 out of 10 patients are not prescribed

60% of cancer patients do not resort to genomic tests for breast cancer which are simple, minimally invasive and free and which could severely limit the use of unnecessary cancer treatments. This is happening despite having been made reimbursable by a decree of the Ministry of Health in July 2021. The alarm of the specialists … Read more

Cancer patients in Italy: little home care and many expenses

from Vera Martinella From the congress of the Italian Association of Medical Oncology (Aiom) comes the photography of services in our country. The weight of travel affects several fronts, including the financial one. Problems especially for the elderly and sick in the South Better at home than in the hospital. Any sick person, having a … Read more

First ALS treatment for patients with particular mutation – Health & Wellness

There is a potential cure for ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, for patients with a particular Sod1 gene mutation.. Proof of its effectiveness is an international study on 108 patients, with which Tofersen, an antisense oligonucleotide (Aso) that acts selectively on messenger RNA, blocking the synthesis of the altered protein was tested. This drug slows down … Read more

A hope for ALS patients: a drug that slows down and sometimes regresses the disease has been tested in Turin

Monkeypox an alarm that has been ignored for years

There is a first hope for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) after today, Thursday 22 September 2022, in the world’s most prestigious scientific journal in the medical field, the New England Journal of Medicine, the results of the international study on Tofersen have been published, which demonstrated a … Read more

Migraine, also vitamin B12 deficiency in chronic patients – Health & Wellness

Migraine, also vitamin B12 deficiency in chronic patients © ANSA / Ansa (ANSA) – ROME, SEPTEMBER 12 – In patients with chronic and very intense migraine there is also a lack of vitamin B12. This is suggested by a study published in the official journal of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology, Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria. Vitamin … Read more

Gemelli rejects the Toma solution: “Inefficiencies for over 2 thousand patients”

Gemelli rejects the Toma solution Inefficiencies for over 2 thousand

“We are open to any proposal to avoid the interruption of radiotherapy, but the redistribution of the budget assigned to Gemelli is not the best solution”. The chairman of the board of directors Stefano Petracca he does not hide his doubts about the proposal of the president and commissioner for health Donato Toma to avoid … Read more

Covid revolution, the Region said yes: no more hospitalizations of only positive patients. Here is the new method

The hospital revolution, two and a half years after the pandemic arrived, is ready to go. And in Friuli Venezia Giulia it will take place independently. Enough with the Covid departments clogged especially by patients who have no symptoms of the disease but only a positive swab. The Region has decided to officially say yes … Read more

Autoimmune liver disease: Patients ask for a hepatological network and trained family doctors

05/07/2022 Autoimmune liver disease is a health problem on which medicine is making great progress. “ Autoimmune diseases of the liver represent low prevalence chronic diseases, this entails a different attitude both from the training point of view and from the point of view of connection between general medicine and specialist medicine compared to those … Read more

Tina Beradze, therapist in Kiev: «My patients raped. Never seen so much suffering “

Salami or mortadella heres what to choose in the summer

The therapist who treats some women in Kiev, raped by Russian soldiers: “They don’t live anymore.” An NGO in Poland: we helped 200 girls with abortion pills “The rape it is a trauma that comes with you all your life. In thirty years of profession, I have treated him in four different countries: Ukraine, Georgia, … Read more

Long Covid, more than one in two patients have symptoms of the virus after 24 months

from Sergio Harari Shortness of breath and pains: the study on the infected in the first wave. Older age and female sex are risk factors for developing lasting symptoms On the long-term course of the post Covid symptoms we still know little but recently a Chinese study has provided us with valuable information on what … Read more