“Breakthrough” in the fight against cancer – the results of a scientific study

New study: “This is a step forward in the development of personalized cancer treatment.” Although only 16 patients took part in the new pilot study, its results were a real “breakthrough” in the approach to the fight against incurable cancer. Experts called the work a “leap forward” and a “powerful” demonstration of the potential of […]

New drug developed to slow down dementia

Scientists present an experimental drug that slows the rate of deterioration of memory and thinking in people at the initial stage of the development of Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers are calling the innovation a “historic moment” in the fight against dementia. The companies Eisai and Biogen took part in the creation of the drug. It […]

Blood type and stroke

A new study has found a link between a person’s blood type and risk of premature stroke. As it turned out, the owners of blood type A have a 16% higher risk of early stroke (before 60 years of age). This conclusion was made by a group of American scientists after the completion of a […]

Health system crisis: about 3,000 children waiting for surgery for years

While the Ministry of Health is trying to solve the problem with the shortage of anesthesiologists, thousands of children in the children’s hospital of Hagia Sophia (Νοσοκομείο Παίδων “Η Αγία Σοφία”) continue to wait for a life-saving operation. This is the harsh reality of one of the largest children’s hospitals in Europe and, in particular, […]

Health system crisis: about 3,000 children have been waiting for years for surgery

While the Ministry of Health is trying to solve the problem with the shortage of anesthesiologists, thousands of children in the children’s hospital of Hagia Sophia (Νοσοκομείο Παίδων “Η Αγία Σοφία”) continue to wait for a life-saving operation. This is the harsh reality of one of the largest children’s hospitals in Europe and, in particular, […]

Happy ending with a whale on Alimos beach

The whale found on Alimos on Friday was released into the sea after treatment. A day earlier, a disorientated whale. Apparently, he was injured. As we wrote yesterday, veterinarian and Arion member Evgenia Skuntsu said that they will try to take blood from the whale in order to determine the problem and find out why […]

New vaccine will protect against rheumatoid arthritis

Scientists from the University of Toledo in Ohio (USA) have developed a vaccine that can protect against a severe autoimmune disease – rheumatoid arthritis. You can get acquainted with the result of their work in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Currently, rheumatoid arthritis does not respond to treatment – it is […]

When your big toe hurts …

Leg pain is familiar to many – it is a common symptom in various diseases. And if only the big toe hurts, is it dangerous or trivial, will it go away by itself? You will be surprised how many reasons there are for such a nuisance, and all of them require immediate elimination. Only a […]

Why there is no cure for coronavirus

Russian infectious disease specialist Alexander Gorelov, deputy director for scientific work of the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor and Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, explained the lack of a cure for COVID-19 against the background of the availability of vaccines. Gorelov explained that the development of any drug requires a […]

“Expiration date” of the spine

The spine, joints, cartilage and tendons of a person have a certain uptime, the so-called warranty, which is approximately 35-45 years. Time is ruthless. “Nothing lasts forever under the moon,” Shakespeare said, and this expression fully refers to the period of impeccable service of the skeletal system of our body. Under the influence of age-related […]

The crown from the tooth fell into the patient’s lung

Doctors from Lamia Hospital, using a flexible bronchoscope and special forceps, removed the crown of the tooth that was stuck in the patient’s lung during intubation. As it became known, a 50-year-old man with unhealthy habits (alcohol and tobacco use) suffered an intracerebral hemorrhage. The unconscious man was intubated in Karpenisi and later transferred to […]