The mystery behind the death of the patient who had a pig heart transplant cannot be opened.

The first successful genetically engineered transplant of a pig’s heart to 57-year-old David Bennett made a huge splash in the medical world. But Bennett’s death two months after the surgery in January shocked the medical world. Now researchers are working to explain the reasons behind this unexpected death. The pig transplant at the University of … Read more

A fatal mistake of the doctors. The patient lost a healthy eye – o2

The shocking situation, reported by the Slovak news agency TASR on Wednesday, June 22, occurred at a clinic in the Ružinov district of Bratislava. The facility is subordinate to the local University Hospital. The patient underwent surgery to remove the sick eye, but the doctors got rid of the healthy eyeball by mistake. The man … Read more

First patient successfully treated with stem cell gene therapy

(Photo: Key City). Researchers from the Leiden University Medical Center have successfully treated a baby with the serious congenital immune disease SCID with stem cell gene therapy. It is the first stem cell gene therapy from Dutch soil that has been administered to a patient. Worldwide, it is the first stem cell gene therapy for … Read more

Three years in prison for a doctor who raped a young patient in the emergency room of a Brussels hospital

Trial of the “rapist of the Sambre”: “I am not a heroine”, testifies the last victim of Scala “I’m not the heroine who concluded this story, he was not careful enough, so much the better”: the young Belgian who helped bring down Dino Scala, the “rapist of the Sambre”, testified very moved Tuesday before the … Read more

The win-win of an all-inclusive patient journey

But since the recent images of the huge queues and the accompanying chaos at several major European airports, that comparison has lost some of its popularity. Understandable on the one hand, perhaps incorrectly on the other. The ingredients for the chaos that has arisen may be instructive. Without knowing the exact background for each situation, … 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

Missed injury – patient risked bleeding – Nerikes Allehanda

About Nerikes Allehanda Nerikes Allehanda, NA, founded in 1843, is a leading morning newspaper in Örebro County and one of Sweden’s largest local newspapers. NA conveys news and events as well as reviews and reveals, touches and takes a stand. Today we are available as a paper newspaper, e-newspaper, site, app, in newsletters and social … Read more

Two patient apps help new PDS research further

More than six percent of the Dutch population has the Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). It’s a chronic darmaandoening characterized by abdominal pain, abdominal cramps, problems with defecation, abdominal distention or flatulence. It is a condition that has a major impact on people’s daily lives. They do not feel well, insecure and anxious because it is … Read more

Should be limited, what is the maximum amount of sugar that a diabetic patient can consume in a day?

mali maeder / pexels Need to be limited, diabetic patients are recommended to consume no more than 4 tablespoons of sugar per day. – People who have diabetes must maintain their diet and the amount of sugar consumption each day. According to World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes can occur when the pancreas does not … Read more

Haute Autorité de Santé – Seasonal flu: when to start the vaccination campaign?

Influenza vaccination in mainland France and in the overseas departments-regions (Martinique, Guadeloupe, Guyana) generally starts in mid-October. In Mayotte, since the 2020-2021 season, the vaccination campaign has been modeled on this calendar for the northern hemisphere, but with a slightly earlier initiation, ideally in September, as soon as influenza vaccines are made available. Last year, … Read more