Coronavirus is not transmitted by air

Coronavirus is not transmitted by air

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.

Scientists closer to cataloging biological pathways of cancer

Scientists closer to cataloging biological pathways of cancer

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…

Dementia affects 6.6 million women

Dementia affects 6.6 million women

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.

Cancer responsible for more than a quarter of deaths in the EU

Cancer responsible for more than a quarter of deaths in the EU

Lung cancer proves to be the most fatal among men and breast cancer among women.

Data released by Eurostat show that, in 2016, almost 1.2 million people died of cancer in all 28 Member States, representing 26% of all deaths recorded in the Union. In that year, an average of 257 people per 100,000 inhabitants in the Union died of cancer.

More than 300 million people suffer from rare diseases

More than 300 million people suffer from rare diseases

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.