COVID-19: epidemiological data on post-vaccination myocarditis and pericarditis

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  The cardiovascular system can be affected by complications…

COVID-19 vaccination and cerebral venous thrombosis: a very rare occurrence

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Although extremely rare, adverse effects related to vaccination…

Preterm infants develop myocardial fibrosis in adulthood

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Preterm birth predisposes to the subsequent development, in adulthood,…

Stroke: a mobile intervention unit for a “at home” thrombectomy

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In a pilot program conducted in New York City, stroke patients…

Eptinezumab in the treatment of migraine

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Intravenous eptinezumab, a peptide antibody that targets calcitonin…

Statin use seems not to be associated with cognitive decline

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The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning in 2012 about…

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are safe in patients with COVID-19

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  Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are common…

Preterm delivery increases the risk of stroke

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Mothers with preterm delivery appear to be more likely in their…

COVID-19: Low risk of late complications in non-hospitalised patients

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A new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal…

Medicines for insomnia do not improve quality of sleep in women

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Long term use of prescription meds for insomnia doesn’t seem…

COVID-19: a wave of chronic diseases expected at the end of the pandemic

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A tsunami of chronic health conditions as a result of the SARS-CoV-2…

Astra Zeneca vaccine: antibodies against platelets explain thrombosis cases

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After repeated alarms for the rare cases of thrombosis that have…

Pregnancy in the Time of COVID: stillbirths increased by 28%

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Pregnancy outcomes for mothers and babies have worsened during…

Type 2 diabetes: semaglutide facilitates the reduction of body weight

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  Obesity and diabetes are very often associated…

COVID-19: A longer interval between the two doses of the Oxford vaccine results in greater efficacy

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A 3-month interval between doses of the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine…

High mortality for patients with acute heart failure and COVID-19

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Patients with acute heart failure nearly double their risk of…

COVID-19: persistent symptoms even six months after recovery

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More than three quarters of COVID-19 patients have at least one…

Indirect effects of COVID-19 pandemic on cardiovascular disease

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Deaths from ischemic heart disease and hypertensive diseases…

Closure of the patent foramen ovale reduces migraine attacks

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  The foramen ovale is a communication in the heart…

Repeated brain trauma can increase the risk of epilepsy

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It is estimated that around 69 million people worldwide suffer…

High mortality for patients with acute heart failure and COVID-19

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Patients with acute heart failure nearly double their risk of…

COVID-19: persistent symptoms even six months after recovery

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More than three quarters of COVID-19 patients have at least one…

Indirect effects of COVID-19 pandemic on cardiovascular disease

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Deaths from ischemic heart disease and hypertensive diseases…

Mortality from cardiovascular disease is steadily increasing

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The number of people dying from cardiovascular disease is steadily…

When the climate threatens health: The Lancet Countdown report

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No country – whether rich or poor – is immune from the health…

Adequate sleep duration reduces the risk of heart failure by 42%

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Adults with the healthiest sleep patterns had a 42% lower risk…

The importance to reduce cholesterol, even in elderly

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Two studies recently published in The Lancet provide fresh evidence…

Risk of heart complications after surgery is higher than previously thought

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One in five high-risk patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery…

COVID-19: lopinavir-ritonavir does not appear to be an effective treatment

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The drug combination lopinavir-ritonavir is not an effective…

Remdesivir: a demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of patients with COVID-19

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The recently published a clinical trial that confirmed the efficacy…

COVID-19: hydroxychloroquine does not reduce mortality

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    Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine were…

Empagliflozin: the antidiabetic drug that protects the heart

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  The SGLT2 inhibitors are commonly used in the treatment…

From Russia with vigor: the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines demonstrated

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Results from two early-phase Russian non-randomised vaccine trials…

The European Society of Cardiology presents four new guidelines

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During the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress, which…

Antihypertensive drugs and risk of depression: new reassuring indications

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None of the 41 most common high blood pressure medications increased…

Aspirin increases the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding by up to 60%

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Acetylsalicylic acid, now universally identified as aspirin,…

Comparison between transvenous and subcutaneous implantable defibrillator

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  Several clinical studies have shown enormous benefits…

The incidence of ischemic stroke in COVID-19 patients

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  Even if coronavirus is a respiratory infectious…

Black patients undergoing PCI have an increased risk of adverse events

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Black patients who undergo to percutaneous coronary intervention…

Specific autoantibodies discovered in Brugada syndrome

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    Brugada syndrome is an inherited disease…

Remdesivir in the treatment of COVID-19

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In the last weeks, some studies have been published on the efficacy…

Hypertension medications help also older and frail people to live longer

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Taking blood pressure medication as prescribed helped even the…

The real usefulness of masks, distancing and glasses to prevent COVID-19

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Keeping at least one meter from other people as well as wearing…

Coronavirus: the importance of tracking the contacts of infected people

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Contact tracing to rapidly isolate people who could be infected…

Milk and dairy products: are they really good for health?

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Is milk really good for health, or should we limit its consumption?…

Coronavirus: risk factors associated with death and viral shedding

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Being of an older age, showing signs of sepsis, and having blood…

Pancreatic cancer: targeted therapies can lengthen survival for one year

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Patients with molecular changes in their tumours who received…

An antibody behind some demyelinating diseases in children

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A group of life-threatening neurological conditions affecting…

A smartwatch for influenza outbreak predictions

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First study to evaluate de-identified data from wearable devices…

Cases of self-harm in young people may precede suicide attempts or drug abuse

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Children and adolescents who present to hospital following self-harm…

Burnout syndrome facilitates the development of atrial fibrillation

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Feeling excessively tired, devoid of energy, demoralized, and…

E-cigarette users were twice as likely to report having clinical depression

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E-cigarette users were twice as likely than people who had never…

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