People who drink coffee live longer

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Even though excessive coffee consumption has for many years been…

Azithromycin in the treatment of bronchial asthma

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Bronchial asthma is certainly among the most frequent chronic…

The more hours you work, the more you risk atrial fibrillation

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Several recent studies have revealed new risk factors for atrial…

Nocturnal apnea in adolescents: structural and neuromotor risk factors

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In the last few months we have reported different studies that…

Adverse effects of statins: better to continue therapy anyway

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Statins are among the most prescribed drugs in the world and…

Cells of eternal youth have been identified

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The quest for eternal youth is inherent in man and has always…

The worldwide impact of COPD and asthma is high and still growing

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The latest global estimates indicate an enormous impact of the…

We must eat more fats and fewer carbohydrates to reduce mortality

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Data from this recent study could revolutionize nutrition claims…

Patent foramen ovale: Better to close or anti-aggregate?

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In primary prevention, how a patient with patent foramen ovale…

Four new Guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology

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At its recent annual conference held in Barcelona, the European…

The role of physicians in end of life care: Position Paper from the American College of Physicians on assisted suicide

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Assisted suicide is an extremely complex subject that has ethical,…

A mass spectrometer in a pen, capable of recognizing cancer cells

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The possibility of obtaining precise immediate information on…

Skipping breakfast exposes people to a higher risk of atherosclerosis

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People have increasingly divergent eating habits, but many studies…

Inhibitors of the Renin-angiotensin system for the treatment of tumours

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Inhibitors of the Renin-angiotensin system are extremely common…

A monoclonal antibody for the treatment of osteoporosis: Romosozumab

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Monoclonal antibodies are being used ever more frequently for…

How is the incidence of inflammatory bowel disease changing?

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Inflammatory bowel diseases, that is Crohn's disease and ulcerative…

The risk of thromboembolic events in pregnancy is higher than expected

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Thrombosis in pregnancy is not a particularly rare event, and…

Update on insomnia: Diagnostic and therapeutic considerations

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Insomnia is a very general term that includes different types…

Lower incidence of neoplasms in patients using Warfarin

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Just when Warfarin seemed destined to a slow but inexorable decline,…

What are the best strategies to prevent the elderly from falling?

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The percentage of elderly people in society is constantly increasing,…

Further increases in life expectancy. Japan and Spain in pole position

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On 10 November the periodic report of the OECD (Organization…

Diesel engine pollution may induce pulmonary arterial hypertension

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A recent study on mice showed that diesel engine exhaust may…

Diuretics in the treatment of heart failure: A review

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Diuretics are among the most used drugs in the treatment of heart…

New perspectives in the treatment of migraine: Monoclonal antibodies

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The 30 November issue of the New England Journal of Medicine…

Transcatheter mitral valve replacement: First efficacy results

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Almost twenty years have passed since the clinical development…

Joint pain and rainy days: No clear connection

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How many times have we heard that wet and rainy days awake joint…

Narrow-spectrum antibiotics are better than broad-spectrum antibiotics in respiratory tract infections in children

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In the treatment of acute respiratory tract infections, broad-spectrum…

Blood cholesterol with variable levels and cardiovascular risk

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In many patients, despite apparently adequate drug treatment,…

Resistance to antibiotics: What are the priorities for researchers?

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We know how the development of antibiotic resistance is a rapidly…

The Herpes Zoster vaccine confirms its effectiveness

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Herpes Zoster is a rather common viral disease characterized…

A gel with RNA to revive the myocytes from infarcted hearts

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For many years now, researchers have been following different…

The role of the microbiome in inflammatory diseases: A review

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A few days ago a review dedicated to the role of the microbiome…

Alzheimer's disease: Disappointing results for Idalopirdine

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Just in the last few weeks, an official communication arrived…

Infective endocarditis: The risk sometimes seems to be underestimated

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Guidelines recommendations for the prevention of bacterial endocarditis…

Influenza increases the risk of myocardial infarction

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The 2018 winter season will remain in the epidemiological history…

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