Rare genes discovered at the basis of the longevity of centenarians – Medicine

Francesca Mancini – centenarian club © ANSA Rare genetic variants linked to longevity have been identified: these are genes that are globally beneficial to health, which probably protect their owners from diseases, including those typical of aging. This was revealed by a study published in the journal Nature Aging and very significant for the size […]

Argentina on alert: first case of Mu variant detected

They confirmed the first sequenced case of the Mu variant in our country. As reported, it is from a 33-year-old woman from Salta, who despite having two doses of the anti-Covid vaccine was infected. The head of the Salta Health Care Associated Infections program, Paula Herrera, reported that the woman, who lives in the department […]

The Mu ‘highly resistant’ variant to antibodies – Biotech

Identified for the first time in Colombia in January 2021, present in 39 countries and classified among the Variations of interest (Voi) by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 30 August last, the Mu (B.1.621) and its version advanced (B.1.621.1) were found to be “highly resistant” both to antibodies generated by natural infection with the […]

Admissions of children and adolescents increase due to the Delta variant, studies warn

“Weekly rates of hospitalizations for Covid-19 in children and adolescents increased nearly fivefold during late June and mid-August 2021, coinciding with the increased circulation of the highly transmissible Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2.”, prompts a new study by the CDC. Concern about the consequences of the spread of this coronavirus strain among younger people has increased […]

With the Mu in sight: the advancement of a new variant

The Mu variant already represents 14% of infections in Chile, which has a similar scenario to our country The Government assured that it is closely observing the development of the Mu variant of the coronavirus, detected for the first time in Colombia and which is also spreading through Ecuador, and is trying to accelerate the […]

The five easiest symptoms to detect in time of the Delta variant of Covid 19

The Delta variant of the coronavirus, first identified in India and sweeping most of the world, especially in the United States and Great Britain, causes different symptoms than previous versions of the virus, it warned Tim Spector, professor of genetic epidemiology at the King’s College London. Meanwhile, research continues to determine what protection vaccines offer […]

Covid-19. It is too early to fear the C.1.2 variant

The spread of viruses and information on social networks are often rightly compared. New example with the media outbreak around the C1.1.2 variant of Sars-CoV-2. It was particularly fueled by tweets from the American epidemiologist Eric Feigl-Ding, a public health specialist and compulsive twitter, but not a specialist in infectious diseases. ??NEW VARIANT—a new #SARSCoV2 […]

What to Expect from Powell’s Summer Date in Jackson Hole | Markets

Next Friday will come the most anticipated event for investors this August, the intervention of Fed Chairman Jerome Powell at the Jackson Hole monetary policy forum. The appointment is of the first level, since the market’s attention is focused on the moment in which the Federal Reserve will announce the beginning of the reduction of […]