Recent Medicine press releases & news

[PRESSWIRE] – Parma - February 18, 2019 -- Results bear one clear key message: good treatment is important! Patients in whom the acidosis had been properly controlled by adequate treatment had better growth and better kidney function than those with inadequate treatment.

[PRESSWIRE] Germany – 17 December, 2018 -- The EKHA project “Improving Organ Donation and Transplantation in the EU” will be launched on the European Commission’s Health Policy Platform in 2019, an interactive tool to boost discussions about public health concerns and to share knowledge and best practices.

[PRESSWIRE] Italy – 9 November, 2018 -- Cardioline S.p.A. is pleased to announce the addition of Brian Brenegan as its Chief Executive Officer. 

[PRESSWIRE] Paris - September 12, 2018 -- Tattooing has gained tremendous popularity in Western countries. In Australia, Finland France and Germany, approximately 10% of the populations have at least one tattoo [1]. The ‘tattoo craze’ is particularly strong among the young generation, in which every third or fourth person has a tattoo.

[PRESSWIRE] Paris - September 12, 2018 -- Psoriasis is a chronic, non-communicable skin disease characterized by bright, silvery-white scales on reddened (inflamed) patches of skin, mainly on the arms and legs, the scalp, but also on many other areas of the body, including the genitals.

[PRESSWIRE] Parma - 12 September, 2018 -- A study, which has been published in NDT [1] today shows that caffeine consumption is associated with a lower mortality rate in CKD patients. This relationship has already been observed in the general population. Although this study shows that this association may persist if caffeine is consumed through caffeine-containing soft drinks, the president of the European Renal Nutrition Working Group, Professor Denis Fouque, recommends CKD patients not to consume these soft drinks, but to drink coffee or tea instead.

[PRESSWIRE] Paris - September 12, 2018 -- The sun is one of the most dangerous carcinogens, yet people who work outdoors are inadequately protected. Since 2014, data on the UV exposure of outdoor workers (such as farmers, road workers, seasonal harvest workers, building workers, roofers, etc.) have been collected in Germany as part of the GENESIS-UV project – with alarming results.

[PRESSWIRE] Paris - September 12, 2018 -- HPV genital infections are the most frequent sexually transmitted infections of viral origin and definitely represent a global burden with significant oncogenic potential. HPV infection causes external genital warts, and some HPV types are strongly associated with cancer or precancerous lesions. HPV induced cancers are mostly (but not only!) those of the ano-genital region, such as cervical, anal, vulvar, penile cancer, etc., but the cancers of the mouth and/or throat are also included.

[PRESSWIRE] Parma  - 06 August, 2018 -- New NDT study [1] shows that `normal´ pre-dialysis blood pressure measurement is not reliable. “Without performing extended ambulatory BP recordings (44h - 48h) we approvingly accept an error rate of about 30% in the diagnosis of hypertension in dialysis patients, a highly vulnerable patient group with a dramatically elevated cardiovascular risk. This is why EURECA-m recommends ambulatory blood pressure monitoring as gold standard for the diagnosis for hypertension in hemodialysis patient."

[PRESSWIRE] Parma - 29 June, 2018 -- The ERA-EDTA and the Japanese Society of Nephrology (JSN) are delighted to announce continuing progress in their joint collaboration in the important field of mineral and bone disorder in chronic kidney disease (CKD-MBD). This serious condition affects most people as their kidney disease progresses.