A Liège start-up starts trials to treat the acute respiratory phase of Covid-19

Aquilon Pharma will launch a phase II clinical study on the therapeutic support of Covid-19 patients in the acute respiratory phase, announced Tuesday this spin-off from ULiège specializing in improving existing treatments against asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases. The start-up says it has been challenged by the extent of the significant respiratory consequences of … Read more

Occupational exposure to pesticides would increase the risk of acute myeloid leukemia

For Olivier Hérault, head of the hematology service at the Regional and University Hospital Center (CHRU) in Tours, this is no longer in doubt. Farmers regularly exposed to pesticides are twice as likely to develop acute myeloid leukemia, cancer of the blood and bone marrow. His team reviewed all the scientific data published between 1946 … Read more

Coronavirus | The acute lack of oxygen in Latin America after the expansion of the Brazilian variant

Latin America and the Caribbean is the second region most affected by coronavirus, behind of Europe, with 610,000 deaths and 19.3 million infections. The city of Rio de Janeiro, which has become the one with the most deaths due to coronavirus in Brazil, this Friday prohibited any street celebration as well as street sales during … Read more

26,500 acute care employees received a second vaccination | NOW

The hospitals put the second vaccination on 26,500 employees in acute care. The National Network Acute Care (LNAZ) reports this on Monday. In the first round, more than 40,000 acute care employees received an injection. These are employees of the IC, A&E, ambulance and COVID department. In addition, the hospitals have now given a first … Read more

A twelve-year-old boy from Gijón dies from an acute inflammatory condition after catching COVID

A A twelve-year-old boy from Gijón died early today in the ICU of the Central University Hospital of Asturias (HUCA) due to a severe inflammatory failure weeks after being infected with covid. The minor entered the Cabueñes Hospital and due to the sudden worsening of his health, he was transferred the following day to HUCA. … Read more

Acute promyelocytic leukemia, the picture presented by Lio Pecoraro

After absences from his work on Channel 9 and Crónica TV, the journalist Lio Pecoraro He shared on his social networks that he is experiencing acute promyelocytic leukemia, “a severe, acute leukemia that acts very quickly, but with a treatment available that gives very good results.” Pecoraro said that weeks ago “he noticed that something … Read more

Acute heart attack represents a serious public health problem: WHO

Mexico has a high rate of hospital mortality due to acute myocardial infarction (AMI), a serious public health problem according to the World Health Organization (WHO). According to figures from the Federal Ministry of Health, heart diseases in the country occupy the first place in mortality, one in four patients with cardiovascular diseases (CVD) dies … Read more

UN says world is in “acute phase” and calls for “greatest effort ever” – News

The organization encourages all countries to recognize health as “a universal public good” and to guarantee the distribution of vaccines for covid-19 to the entire population. According to the WHO, there are 31 vaccine candidates under evaluation, of which nine are in clinical trials. António Guterres mentioned today “alarming reports of large segments of the … Read more

UMCG focuses data and biobank Acutelines to better understand acute conditions

The UMCG establishes data and biobank Acutelines. It systematically includes data from patients who visit the Emergency Department of the UMCG due to acute complaints. With Acutelins, research is made possible to learn more about the development and course of acute disorders. The goal is to better recognize, treat and prevent acute conditions. It can … Read more

UMCG establishes database for better insight into acute conditions

Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 13:31 The UMCG is setting up a data and biobank that contains data from patients who visit the hospital’s emergency department with acute complaints. This is done under the name Acutelines. In this way the UMCG hopes to learn more about the development and course of acute conditions, such as shock, … Read more