Recent Health releases

[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] Parma - January 31, 2019 -- 850 million people worldwide are affected by kidney disease. This worrying figure was published last June by the three leading nephrology societies (ASN, ISN and ERA-EDTA) [1] – and it continues to rise at an alarming rate.

[PRESSWIRE] Weimar, Germany - 14 November, 2018 -- It is well known that air pollution causes lung cancer, weakens the lung function or triggers asthma. There is also evidence that there is an association between air pollution and birth defects, immune defects or even autism.

[PRESSWIRE] Weimar, Germany - 29 October, 2018 -- The renewed interest in anti-GBM disease is spurred by the detection of autoantibodies in other forms of glomerulonephritis and has led to an exciting development in studies on pathogenesis as well as diagnosis and management. The newly published review [1] by Professor Mårten Segelmark, gives a comprehensive update on Anti-GBM disease subgroups, pathogenesis and therapies. “A must-read for all nephrologist”, explains Professor Denis Fouque, editor-in-chief of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation (NDT), the journal in which the review was published.

[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] 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] London, United Kingdom - 23 August, 2018 -- Yorkshire tech firm Vapour Cloud has developed a secure, automated appointment booking service for the NHS.