LUMC is looking for medicine that disables ‘copier’ coronavirus

Stop spreading These drugs could potentially stop the spread of the coronavirus. The entry of the virus into the host cell – in which the spike protein plays a central role – is just the starting point of the coronavirus replication cycle. ‘Soon’ “At least 25 other viral proteins contribute to this copying process, and […]

The first coronavirus drug is launched free of charge in Cyprus

The drug Molnupiravir photo Reuters Free distribution of the first coronavirus drug, the anti-virus drug Molnupiravir of the American company Merck, will start in Cyprus on Monday, the Ministry of Health announced. The country is among the first to use it, he said BNR. The antiviral drug Molnupiravir, which is in hard capsules of 200 […]

American research finds link between glandular fever and MS (Hasselt)

Glandular fever is also called kissing disease or kissing disease, the infection often occurs through saliva. — © AP Hasselt – People who had mononucleosis are 32 times more likely to develop MS, research shows. “It is very important to study this further,” says MS specialist Piet Stinissen of Hasselt University. “The exact cause of […]

In the United States, the spectacular transplant of a pig’s heart on a man

DECRYPTION – The 57-year-old American who received this animal transplant, a world first, would be doing well. Die or survive … with a pig’s heart? This alternative, which may seem spooky, has indeed been offered to David Bennett, a 57-year-old American. On January 7, he was the first patient to benefit from a humanized xenograft, […]

surgeons successfully transplanted a pig’s heart to a man

Published on : 11/01/2022 – 02:30 American surgeons have successfully transplanted a heart from a genetically modified pig into a patient, a world first, the University of Maryland School of Medicine announced on Monday. This operation could be the solution to the shortage of organ donors. This is a world first. A 57-year-old American, terminally […]

Definition | Rash – Skin damage

The rash is a lesion of the skin with or without relief, localized or present over a large area of ​​the body. It can be benign, but a sudden onset and short duration from buttons, redness, or patches (rash cutaneous) can be the first symptom disease or intolerance requiring diagnostic precise and supportive. The different […]

Study: Lack of an enzyme can cause amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

A study of both animals and patients at Citta della Salute e della Scienza University Hospital in Turin showed that the lack of this enzyme in animals induces a neurodegenerative disease similar to ALS and causes an abnormal accumulation of TDP-43 protein, according to Agerpres. In this research, the enzyme cyclophilin A was found to […]

the Covid has changed the situation, but France still needs more funding

The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed the way we think about the world of life sciences, believes Maryvonne Hiance, president of the Healthtech For Care endowment fund and vice-president of the Nantes-based biotechnology company Ose Immunotherapeutics. QUESTION: Two years after the start of the pandemic, what has changed for the health research sector? ANSWER :: There […]