CD69: the receptor that joins immunity and vessels
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CD69: the receptor that joins immunity and vessels

Atherosclerosis is a disease characterized by the accumulation of lipid deposits in the artery wall, but the disease is usually not detected until after it has caused a clinical event such as a myocardial infarction […]

Emicrania: arriva l'erenumab per i casi intrattabili
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Migraine: found an association with diabetes. What lies beneath?

According to the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017, headache disorders (consisting mainly of migraine), are the second leading cause of disability worldwide. Diabetes is the fourth. The World Health Organization (WHO) suggest that migraine […]

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Ricerca & Salute

Atrial fibrillation: new biomarkers prove themselves reliable

Atrial fibrillation (AF) remains one of the commonest causes of arrhythmia or disturbance of the heart rhythm. It affects around 1.6 million people in the United Kingdom and is often the underlying cause for a […]

Statins: they are over-prescribed
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Statins: they are over-prescribed and prevention goes revised

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are still the leading cause of death worldwide: in 2015 they were responsible for 40% of all deaths. In the last few decades survival rates after CVD have increased and cardiovascular mortality […]

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Air pollution and miscarriage: IDentity of the culprits

Air quality has been associated with numerous adverse health outcomes, from asthma to diabetes to pre-term birth. Several recent studies have suggested that maternal exposures to air pollution and temperature extremes might contribute to low birth weight (LBW), […]

Diabetes: the genetic background finds further validations
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Diabetes: the genetic background finds further validations

According to the German Diabetes Health Report  2018, more than 5.7 million people in Germany suffer from type 2 diabetes. The affected individuals react inadequately to the hormone insulin, which leads to elevated blood glucose […]

cBIN1
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cBIN1: the marker that could “set the score” for the heart

A team led by a Cedars-Sinai physician-scientist has discovered a biomarker – a protein found in the blood – for the most common type of heart failure, a new study published today in JAMA Cardiology shows. Heart […]

Drug-induced lung troubles: hidden, delayed but real 1
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Drug-induced lung troubles: hidden, delayed but real

Sometimes, drugs that treat one health problem can, in time, lead to another. This is the case for many common medications that may contribute to the development of lung disease.  A new systematic review has […]

Nuove ricerche sull'obesità: il quadro si allarga
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Coloured news on obesity: the painting becomes a puzzle

Obesity is not a simple phenomenon at all. This has always been suspected, given the enormous amount of biological, statistical, epidemiological, food and socio-cultural data that lie behind it. Now, at least one new genetic, […]

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Obesity and cancers: the new official CDC medical report

A new American report warns about the role of obesity in the onset of cancer. Nearly 40% of all cancers are related to obesity, according to new research, which suggests that these tumors would be preventable if the […]