All about breast cancer

Today, we’re all a little roses: the International Day against Breast Cancer. So we wanted to see two specialists about the latest developments in the field of oncology. In addition we tell how the tomosynthesis, an innovative detection and study of breast cancer that has recently come to our country, and answer a strange question:…

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Living with a partner reduces risk of dementia

The speed at which we walk while adults may be an indicator of the risk of dementia or stroke when they reach old age, as appears from an investigation by the Boston Medical Center (USA) presented at the meeting of the American Academy of Neurology this April. Thus, neurologists and general practitioners in their consults…

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Sheets malaria

When we think of deadly and dangerous animals we all come to mind the shark, the tiger or the snake . However, the most deadly animal produces each year is the mosquito. To prevent tropical diseases transmitted by this little insect Scutum Project has developed a smart fabric that significantly reduces the number of mosquito…

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Malaria comes from the gorilla

The parasite that causes Malaria, a disease that infects about 250 million people each year, originated in gorillas, according to a new international study published by the journal Nature . Until recently scientists thought that only the man was carrying the parasite Plasmodium falciparum, the most common, the most virulent and causes more deaths than…

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Is it bad to reheat the oil used to fry?

Researchers at the University of the Basque Country (UPV / EHU) have found food for the first time in the presence of certain aldehydes suspected of being behind neurodegenerative diseases and some types of cancer . These compounds are toxic in some oil when heated to the frying temperature. As explained the study’s authors to…

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The Mediterranean diet, world heritage

As described by the Unesco, “the Mediterranean diet is a set of skills, knowledge, practices and traditions associated with human food, ranging from earth to the table, covering crops, crops and fisheries and conservation, processing and preparation of food and, in particular, the consumption of these. ” The committee emphasizes that the main ingredients of…

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Poor sleep, poor or sick after hours predisposes us

Researchers from the School of Medicine, Yale University have discovered that the success of the body’s immune system when it comes to fighting a disease depends on its 24-hour circadian cycle, ie the biological clock . And therefore, at certain times of day we are more vulnerable to attack by viruses and bacteria.   “People…

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Treatment for malaria, cheaper

Although it has been proven effective, treatment for malaria is still very expensive to produce because its active ingredient is in low proportion in the plant that produces it. However, a group of researchers at the Max Planck Institute in Potsdam (Germany) claims to have found a solution to the problem. Since 2001, the World…

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Is there more married people single?

Currently there are more married people, but the trend could change very soon. Several studies indicate that the number of marriages has fallen dramatically in the U.S., where only 51% of people living with a partner. And all indications are that very soon the number of Americans who live alone will surpass that of those…

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Painful menstruation

In this note we start from the statistical consideration on dysmenorrhea, probably ignored by our readers, that as many as 60% or more of women suffer from menstrual pain, while a smaller percentage thankfully acknowledge so important pain during the menstrual event, to have to suspend qulsiasi work or other activities.   The scientific term…

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Loving two people at once

You can love two people at once? Love is an exclusive, which by its nature can be addressed only to a single person or several people you can love, simultaneously, giving each the same love, without depriving them of anything? We posed these and other, questions to Dr. Mariacandida Mazzilli, psychologist, psychoanalytic psychotherapist. If you…

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The tattoos and their meanings

Now are more people, even very young, with at least one tattoo on the body than those who do not. You do not need to go to sea to admire the ones that sometimes are true works of art drawn on the skin of those who chose to express themselves ‘well’ in this way. The…

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The tearing of the earlobe

Interview with Dr. Patrizia Gilardino Specialist in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery It happens that the prolonged use of heavy earrings tropppo, or an incident where an earring is ‘hooked’, can cause tearing of the earlobe. A very painful event and also much more common than you might think. A situation that requires minor surgery to be…

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