A team of UK scientists have identified the mechanism behind hardening of the arteries, and shown in animal studies that a generic medication normally used to treat acne could be an effective treatment for the condition.
The Peruvian Government through the Health Ministry (Minsa) has declared a state of health emergency for 90 days in Piura, Lambayeque, La Libertad, Junin, and Lima regions due to the unusual increase of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) cases.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Umea University in Sweden have found a compound that prevents and even reverses resistance to isoniazid, the most widely used antibiotic for treating tuberculosis.
Ten months after it diagnosis, the 10th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has become unstoppable, with over 1,300 deaths in 2,000 people infected, where children are a quarter of them.
At this year\'s Euroanaesthesia Congress (the annual meeting of the European Society of Anaesthesiology) in Vienna, Austria (1-3 June), doctors present the unique case of a man who suffered a flash fire in his chest cavity during emergency heart surgery caused by supplemental oxygen leaking from a ruptured lung.