Undocumented infections by SARS-CoV-2 and indirect transmission are two key features of Covid-19 pandemic
In the last article I updated you about the current most promising treatments against Covid-19 pandemic. In this one, I want to focus on two crucial features of the pandemic: the […]
In this article I update you about the most recent findings in the research of a valid therapy against SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic. The biggest surprise […]
Did you know that bullying persists also after high school? Did you know that Olweus Bullying Prevention Program and KiVa method are among the most successful strategies to tackle bullying?
Covid-19: here is how SARS-CoV-2 breaks into cells. What can research do about it? More than a vaccine.
A simple overview of how viral infections occur, and the latest research findings about SARS-CoV-2. A target for a specific therapy might have been found!
In this article I would like to make some clarification about animal testing. Animal activists raise usually three issues to fight the use of animals in medical research: Animal testing […]
Too often, violence against women is underestimated and, according to some people, the topic is exacerbated by the media. This post is dedicated to those people. I will give some […]
According to Bloomberg (the well-known company that performs data analysis and much more), in 2019 Spain is the healthiest country in the world. But how did they measure countries’ health? […]
I write this post to make some clarification about hematological malignancies, because there are several kinds, with similar names but distinct features. Blood cancers are unique in their kind, because, […]
Genetically engineered fungus kills 75% of malaria-infected mosquitos
Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report titled “Public Spending on Health: A Closer Look at Global Trends”. The topic is sensitive, because it concerns how much money […]
Fake news are the cancer of correct information, and they need to be fought. Both popular science and artificial intelligence can do a lot in this war.
Usually, anti-vaxxers make improper use of scientific literature to support their lies. In this post I explain you how to identify a fake-science article and how to properly interpret vaccine-related literature.
In this post, I will focus on a group of diseases that is unique in its features: prion diseases. They are caused by misfolding of prion protein (see further), and […]
Compared to few decades ago, nowadays we pay much more attention to our health. This is because, every now and then, some new findings highlight lifestyle tips that have positive […]
Artificial intelligence is becoming more and more relevant in healthcare matters. As I mentioned here, Ebola outbreak was controlled only after artificial intelligence was introduced in the campaign against the […]
In this post I will write about a very sensitive health-related issue: autism. I will summarize its features, focusing on potential causes and clarifying the autism-vaccines debate. Let’s begin with […]
Information and curiosities about vaccines. Real facts against anti-vaxxers plots
Recently, scrolling my Facebook wall, I found a post published by World Health Organization (WHO) about schistosomiasis. I didn’t know what it was, so I decided to learn more about […]
Thanks to the great improvements in genetics, including the completion of DNA sequencing and the recording of thousands of variations in the DNA sequence that can predispose to syndromes or […]