American scientists find this discovery worrying, even though information about health effects is still lacking.
An international team of scientists has identified 10 risk factors through which a person could develop Alzheimer’s disease.
Forest fires that plagued the country in 2019 and this year were among the “worst catastrophes” for fauna in modern history.
A study reveals that rising temperatures on the planet will be particularly devastating for poorer and warmer regions.
Technology allows perfect printing of the photo of your face.
With the covid-19 pandemic, facial masks have become an integral part of our daily lives. However, some technological features have become more complicated to use, such as unlocking the phone through facial recognition.
A study also states that 96% of the Venezuelan population is poor.
Venezuela is no longer a country with the minimum life parameters in Latin America. The serious economic indicators send the nation to the periphery of the world, with typical conditions of Africa in terms of poverty and also malnutrition. Venezuela is already the poorest country in the region…
Patients had headaches and encephalopathies, among other symptoms.
Experts argue that up to 57.4% of patients who had covid-19 developed some type of neurological symptom, according to a study led by an investigator from Albacete, Spain. The work, led by a professor at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) and head of Neurology at the University Hospital of Albacete, Tomás Segura Martín, is, according to the Spanish news agency Efe, the most extensive published so far internationally…
Innovative approach aims to have final product in 2021
A vaccine against Covid-19, with an innovative approach developed by scientists at British university Imperial College London, started clinical trials in humans with the aim of having a final product in 2021…
This drug will not be sold in pharmacies and will only be administered in hospital centres
Russia plans to export a drug to Covid-19, presented a few days ago to several countries around the world, once domestic needs are met, Russian officials said…
Scientists believe it can reduce recovery time and offer immunity.
Chinese scientists believe they are developing a drug that could stop the covid-19 pandemic without requiring a vaccine…
A study says that although it was officially announced in December, the virus had been circulating silently in Wuhan months before.
The new coronavirus was officially announced in December by Chinese health officials, after several cases linked to a live animal market in Wuhan, in the Chinese province of Hubei, have been identified…
A former WHO member cited a study by several countries’ researchers.
Karol Sikora, medical director of the Rutherford Cancer Centers and former head of the World Health Organization’s oncology program, said on Twitter that “there is a real possibility that the virus will naturally disappear before a vaccine is developed.”
Whether this antibody can protect or reduce the severity of the disease in humans is now the challenge of this investigation
A group of researchers has identified a human monoclonal antibody capable of preventing the SARS-CoV-2 virus from infecting cells.
According to the magazine Natura Communications, this discovery could mean that a first step towards treatment against Covid-19 is being taken.
This conclusion is from the report of the State of the European Climate
The document reveals that 2019 was the hottest year in Europe ever. For example, during the summer, in France and Germany, temperatures rose by between 3 and 4 degrees…
The new coronavirus pandemic is expected to cause a 6 percent drop in pollution.
The new coronavirus pandemic has brutally affected the entire planet, but as far as the environment is concerned, the news are more positive. The decrease in economic activity has led to a reduction in emissions of polluting gases, which this year is expected to be at least 6 percent…
This estimate is from the report “The Price of Dignity” by the non-governmental organization Oxfam.
According to the NGO, the new coronavirus – and the consequent stop of the economies to contain the spread of it – can affect between 6 to 8% of the world population, causing more than 500 million people to be in poverty, if there are not enough support measures to be taken for the most deprived countries…
This is the latest information from the World Health Organization (WHO)
Contrary to some studies that point to the transmission of the virus by air, the organization warns that the investigation does not reflect real cough conditions and that the studies that point to this type of transmission were made in the laboratory.
One hundred and eight volunteers, divided into three groups, received their first injections on Friday.
China has started the first clinical trial to test a vaccine against the new coronavirus, at a time when several countries are in a race to find effective treatment against the pathogen.
One hundred and eight volunteers, divided into three groups, received their first injections on Friday, according to the official newspaper, Global Times.
Project analyzed more than 2600 genomes of 38 tumor types “dispersed in several projects”.
A study on the causes of cancer, with the collaboration of a researcher from the Center for Research in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources (CIBIO-InBIO), shows that the scientific community is “closer to cataloging the biological pathways involved” in the disease…
Half of the patients do not increase physical activity and continue to smoke.
An European study involving six countries, concluded that a significant percentage of patients do not change their behavior after suffering a myocardial infarction and / or stroke.
The researchers concluded that “many of the patients with cardiovascular problems followed in primary care are failing to make major changes in lifestyles and to control major risk factors”.
The temperature in Antarctica broke all records and exceeded 20 degrees last Sunday.
According to scientists, the 20.75 degrees recorded on the island of Seymour is an “incredible and abnormal” phenomenon.
This information comes practically a week after knowing that, on February 6, Argentine Antarctica experienced the warmest day since there are meteorological records in the region, with the thermometers reaching 18.3 degrees.
Dementia affects around 6.6 million women in Europe, more than twice as many as men.
“Women continue to be disproportionately affected by dementia: 6,650,228 women to 3,130,449 men, in Europe”, says the report released by Alzheimer Europe during a European Parliament lunch-debate organized by Christophe Hansen, MEP from Luxembourg.
The new Alzheimer Europe report mirrors the results of the collaborative analysis of recent prevalence studies, revealing updated rates of dementia prevalence in Europe.
The area where the discovery occurred was identified as habitable.
The planet is called “TOI 700 d” and is relatively close to Earth, a hundred light-years away, the US space agency said.
The discovery belonged to the TESS satellite, “designed and launched specifically to find Earth-sized planets and orbiting nearby stars”, said Paul Hertz who is the director of NASA’s astrophysics division.
Jacob is five years old and was born prematurely, missing most of his left arm.
Gemma Turner and Chris Scrimshaw have raised about € 18,000 so that their son could have a personalized prosthetic arm.
The arm was designed by Ben Ryan, a former psychology professor who resigned to start a denture company after his son was amputated 10 days after he was born.
Systemic sclerosis, polycythemia or Marfan syndrome (MFS) are some of the diseases.
More than 300 million people all over the world suffer from diseases that are considered to be rare, according to a study published in the European Journal of Human Genetics.