One of the biggest Portuguese drug traffickers arrested visiting his family

Roberto Bessa Moreira June 27, 2022 at 5:48 pm Rúben Oliveira was hiding abroad and was the right-hand man in Portugal of the “Brazilian Escobar”. Linked to the 350 kilos of cocaine hidden in papaya boxes that, in February, were seized by the PJ. One of the biggest cocaine traffickers in Portugal was arrested at … Read more

They create a drug that aims to eliminate cancer

Another door for the fight against cancer opens after the phase 2 experiment of a vaccine that generates antibodies against proteins produced by cancer cells. In addition, the product is effective after surgical removal of highly metastatic primary tumors, since it inhibits further growth of metastases. The results published in the journal Nature indicate that … Read more

Turritopsis dohrnii ‘Candidate’ Cancer Drug, Is It Possible?

Jellyfish in general do not have a spine, skeleton, brain, blood, and heart. They only have a basic nervous system with receptors located in the tentacles that can detect light, vibration, and chemicals in the water. This ability, as a jellyfish navigation in the water. Humans, on the other hand, have more complex organs than … Read more

Alzheimer’s: the controversy over the drug approved in the US and doubts about the origin of the disease

Alzheimer’s disease can begin decades before signs of memory decline appear, according to several researchers. The approval of an Alzheimer’s drug in the United States, the first in nearly two decades, has shaken the scientific community. There are many doubts about the effectiveness of this drug and what has been the most consensual theory for … Read more

drug trafficking is escalating in Friuli Venezia Giulia

TRIESTE – In 2021, drug trafficking in Friuli Venezia Giulia grew dramatically and highlights a merciless photograph of a territory where practically everything arrives, is sold and consumed. The confirmation of what the investigators and the police have been claiming for some time comes from the annual report drawn up by the Central Directorate of … Read more

Discovery of biomarkers that could be drug targets against a deadly form of brain cancer

Biomarkers that could be targets for new drugs to treat glioblastoma brain tumors have been identified by researchers at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, raising hopes for a highly lethal cancer. Currently, the drug most often used to treat glioblastoma, temozolomide, is the only drug capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier to attack the … Read more

Paxlovid rebound patient did not show drug resistance or impaired immunity

Paxlovid is the primary oral medication for preventing severe cases of COVID-19 in people at high risk. However, symptoms returned in some patients after treatment ended, prompting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue a health advisory on this so-called “COVID-19 rebound.” In a study published on June 20, 2022 in Clinical … Read more

The pharmaceutical giant accused of fake news on the competing drug

It allegedly promoted a “deceptive” communication campaign to discredit the competing drug and maintain its leadership in the treatment of iron deficiency. With this accusation, the European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into Vifor Pharma, the Swiss pharmaceutical giant. The company, which prides itself on being a “global leader” in the areas of … Read more

Vigevano, a woman who died after a wasp sting: she tried to inject the drug, but didn’t make it in time

A 63-year-old woman, originally from Vigevano (Pavia) in Lomellina valley, she died after being stung by a wasp. To give the news, the newspaper The Province of Pavia. The cause of death was one anaphylactic shock caused by the sting. It is a retired municipal employee, who, according to the newspaper, was aware of being … Read more

Trial of New Alzheimer’s Drug Has Disappointing Results

A thorough clinical trial of a potential drug for Alzheimer failed to prevent or delay cognitive decline, yet another disappointment in the long and difficult search for solutions to this disease. The decade-long trial was the first time that people with a genetic predisposition to develop the disease, but not yet showing any symptoms, were … Read more