Head and neck cancer: “People should be alert to certain symptoms” | Health

Every year valued that in Portugal, about three thousand people, mostly over 40, are diagnosed with head and neck cancer and three die from it every day. This is the seventh tumor more common around the world, but “it is very neglected”, deplores to the PUBLIC doctor Rui Dinis, director of the oncology service of … Read more

WHO declares monkeypox a global public health emergency | monkey pox

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday the monkeypox epidemic as a global public health emergency, following a global rise in infection cases. At this point, more than 16,000 cases are reported in 75 countries. Portugal has a total of 588 confirmed infections with the virus, of which 73 were notified last week. “We … Read more

Researchers identify molecular mechanisms associated with Zika microcephaly – 07/22/2022 – Balance and Health

Researchers from the State University of Campinas (Unicamp), the D’Or Institute for Research and Education and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) have identified molecular processes that can be associated with microcephaly in babieswhose mothers were infected with the Zika virus. The discovery offers a model, at the molecular level, to understand all … Read more

European regulator recommends monkeypox vaccine | European Medicines Agency

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Friday recommended the approval of the extension of the Imvanex vaccine to protect adults against the monkeypox virus. Originally, a The vaccine is used in humans to immunize against smallpox. But, after evaluation of animal studies, which showed that the vaccine is also effective against monkeypox virus in animals … Read more

European regulator recommends monkeypox vaccine | European Medicines Agency

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Friday recommended the approval of the extension of the Imvanex vaccine to protect adults against the monkeypox virus. Originally, a The vaccine is used in humans to immunize against smallpox. But, after evaluation of animal studies, which showed that the vaccine is also effective against monkeypox virus in animals … Read more

Depression has no direct relationship with serotonin levels – 07/20/2022 – Balance and Health

A new article points out that there is not enough evidence to confirm a direct association between low serotonin levels It’s the development of depression. The study’s conclusion has implications for questions about the treatment of psychiatric disorders, since antidepressants act on this understanding. O article was published this Wednesday (20) in Molecular Psychiatry. It … Read more

Smoking increases the risk of laryngeal cancer by 10, a disease 5 times more common in men | SEG

Smoking any product – cigarettes, pipes, cigars, hookahs, straw cigarettes and electronic cigarettes – increases the risk of developing laryngeal cancer by 10 times. In Brazil, 7,650 new cases are expected in 2022, including 6,470 in men and 1,180 in women. Laryngeal cancer is the ninth most common type of cancer in Brazilian men and … Read more

What are the symptoms? How is it transmitted? Can you reach Europe? Everything we know about the Marburg virus

CNN Portugal sought to answer the most frequently asked questions about a virus that may encounter new developments this Thursday, during the WHO briefing The World Health Organization (WHO) is on alert after two confirmed cases of Marburg virus infection in Ghana, a highly contagious family member of Ebola, which has caused so many others. … Read more

The Pap test must be done every three years – 07/18/2022 – Review

At least 81.3% of Brazilian women between the ages of 25 and 64 said they had had a Pap test in the last three years, according to the Epidemiological Bulletin published by the Ministry of Health at the end of March this year. Examination is the primary screening strategy for the prevention and early detection … Read more

Childhood hepatitis: studies analyze the link with the adenovirus – 17/07/2022 – Equilíbrio e Saúde

Scientists around the world have studied cases of hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) Severe, unexplained illness in previously healthy children. At least 920 probable cases have been detected in 33 countries since October, according to the WHO (World Health Organization). Of these cases, 5% needed liver transplants and 18 deaths were reported. The cases are … Read more