April 16, 2021

Why do some have mild symptoms and others get worse? The role of the “cytokine storm”

Because most people experience only mild symptoms or even no symptoms of Covid-19 while others become seriously ill still one of the great unsolved mysteries ...
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Who are the “patients with symptoms” and why they risk saturating hospitals

Among the numbers of the epidemic, there is one that is particularly worrying in this phase of the second wave hospitalized with symptoms. These are ...
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What is “viral load”, the number that reveals how contagious one is

Viral load is rising to very high levels, il number of copies of the genetic material of the new coronavirus present in one milliliter of ...
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Ilaria Capua: “Covid, here are the (very few) rules to protect us”

The contagion curve is vertical: almost 75,000 positives in Italy, 5,700 only yesterday. Ilaria Capua, director of One Health Center of Excellence at the University ...
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The mysterious Kawasaki-like linked to the coronavirus can also affect adults

Months after the discovery of a pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), a condition linked to Covid that in children shows symptoms similar to Kawasaki disease, ...
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Covid: delirium could be the “key” symptom in frail elderly people

The delirium, or rather the mental confusion, could be a characteristic symptom of Covid-19 in frail elderly. Investigate this possibility a study of King’s College ...
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Lung and breast: a new treatment curbs the most aggressive tumors

It decreases the risk of death and increases survival for patients suffering from two particularly aggressive cancers: microcytoma, or small cell lung cancer, and triple ...
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Covid, there are places in intensive care: 7.4% currently occupied

With the increase in coronavirus infections and Covid patients in Italy, while the government is studying the launch of new measures to curb the pandemic, ...
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How dangerous is squamous cell carcinoma?

They took away from my sister a skin squamous cell carcinoma on the nose: how dangerous is it? They told her that it could recur ...
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