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Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Lancet Study Warns of Global Health Crisis and 1 Billion Climate Refugees by 2050 – Common Dreams

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Climate change could force a billion people from their homes by 2050, potentially triggering major health crises around the world, according to a new study. The Lancet‘s annual Countdown report calls on governments to act quickly to fight pollution and other factors that have exacerbated climate change, leading to public health issues. “We are only just beginning to feel the impacts of climate change,” said Professor Hugh Montgomery, co-chair of…

Imeldaziekenhuis werkt mee aan nieuwe behandelingsstrategie … – VRT NWS

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Het Imeldaziekenhuis in Bonheiden is een van de 74 instellingen in 22 landen  die deelgenomen hebben aan een grootschalig onderzoek naar een nieuwe behandelingsstrategie voor de ziekte van Crohn. Crohn is een zogenoemde Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), letterlijk vertaald een “inflammatoire darmziekte”. Het immuunsysteem valt het lichaam aan, bij Chrohn het maag-darmstelsel, wat leidt tot chronische darmklachten zoals buikpijn, diarree en bloedverlies. In ons land lijden ongeveer 25.000 mensen aan…

Dérèglement climatique : la santé mondiale en danger – Libération – Libération

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Vingt-quatre institutions et organisations intergouvernementales, dont l’Organisation mondiale de la santé, la Banque mondiale et plusieurs universités, publient ce mardi un premier rapport complet sur les enjeux sanitaires liés au climat. Intitulée Lancet Countdown (pour «compte à rebours», ndlr), et réalisée en partenariat avec la revue médicale britannique The Lancet, l’initiative s’appuie sur les travaux de la «Commission on Health and Climate Change» de la revue qui concluait dès 2015 que le…

Heart surgery survival chances ‘better in the afternoon’ – BBC News

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Open heart surgery appears to be safer in the afternoon because of the body’s internal clock, scientists have said. The body clock – or circadian rhythm – is the reason we want to sleep at night, but it also drives huge changes in the way our bodies work. The research, published in the Lancet, suggests the heart is stronger and better able to withstand surgery in…

Studiu: Schimbările climatice au afectat sănătatea a milioane de persoane la nivel global – Jurnalul Naţional

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Schimbările climatice sunt responsabile de o criză de sănătate publică care a afectat deja milioane de persoane din toată lumea, conform unui studiu citat marţi de DPA şi Reuters.  Valurile de căldură, alergiile, poluarea din atmosferă şi bolile sunt principalele probleme de sănătate asociate încălzirii globale, potrivit concluziile cercetării publicate în jurnalul medical ”The Lancet”. …

Climate change fueling disasters, disease in ‘potentially irreversible’ ways, report warns – Chicago Tribune

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Climate change significantly imperils public health globally, according to a new report that chronicles the many hazards and symptoms already being seen. The authors describe its manifestations as “unequivocal and potentially irreversible.” Heat waves are striking more people, disease-carrying mosquitoes are spreading and weather disasters are becoming more common, the authors note in the report published Monday by the British medical journal the Lancet. Climate change is a “threat multiplier,”…

Dérèglement climatique : la santé mondiale en danger – Libération

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Vingt-quatre institutions et organisations intergouvernementales, dont l’Organisation mondiale de la santé, la Banque mondiale et plusieurs universités, publient ce mardi un premier rapport complet sur les enjeux sanitaires liés au climat. Intitulée Lancet Countdown (pour «compte à rebours», ndlr), et réalisée en partenariat avec la revue médicale britannique The Lancet, l’initiative s’appuie sur les travaux de la «Commission on Health and Climate Change» de la revue qui concluait dès 2015 que le…

Climate change fueling disasters, disease in ‘potentially irreversible’ ways, report warns – Chicago Tribune

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Climate change significantly imperils public health globally, according to a new report that chronicles the many hazards and symptoms already being seen. The authors describe its manifestations as “unequivocal and potentially irreversible.” Heat waves are striking more people, disease-carrying mosquitoes are spreading and weather disasters are becoming more common, the authors note in the report published Monday by the British medical journal the Lancet. Climate change is a “threat multiplier,”…

Imeldaziekenhuis werkt mee aan nieuwe behandelingsstrategie voor Crohn – VRT NWS

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Het Imeldaziekenhuis in Bonheiden is een van de 74 instellingen in 22 landen  die deelgenomen hebben aan een grootschalig onderzoek naar een nieuwe behandelingsstrategie voor de ziekte van Crohn. Crohn is een zogenoemde Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), letterlijk vertaald een “inflammatoire darmziekte”. Het immuunsysteem valt het lichaam aan, bij Chrohn het maag-darmstelsel, wat leidt tot chronische darmklachten zoals buikpijn, diarree en bloedverlies. In ons land lijden ongeveer 25.000 mensen aan…

Heart surgery survival chances ‘better in the afternoon’ – BBC News

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Open heart surgery appears to be safer in the afternoon because of the body’s internal clock, scientists have said. The body clock – or circadian rhythm – is the reason we want to sleep at night, but it also drives huge changes in the way our bodies work. The research, published in the Lancet, suggests the heart is stronger and better able to withstand surgery in…

Schimbările climatice au afectat sănătatea a milioane de persoane la nivel global – RomaniaTV.net

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Valurile de căldură, alergiile, poluarea din atmosferă și bolile sunt principalele probleme de sănătate asociate încălzirii globale, potrivit concluziile cercetării publicate în jurnalul medical ”The Lancet”. ”Simptomele resimțite de om ca urmare a schimbărilor climatice sunt neechivoce și potențial ireversibile”, se arată în raportul intitulat ”Lancet Countdown” condus de oameni de știință din cadrul a 24 de instituții academice și agenții interguvernamentale din mai multe țări, printre acestea numărându-se…

Climate change fueling disasters, disease in ‘potentially irreversible’ ways, report warns – Chicago Tribune

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Climate change significantly imperils public health globally, according to a new report that chronicles the many hazards and symptoms already being seen. The authors describe its manifestations as “unequivocal and potentially irreversible.” Heat waves are striking more people, disease-carrying mosquitoes are spreading and weather disasters are becoming more common, the authors note in the report published Monday by the British medical journal the Lancet. Climate change is a “threat multiplier,”…

Heart surgery survival chances ‘better in the afternoon’ – BBC News

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Open heart surgery appears to be safer in the afternoon because of the body’s internal clock, scientists have said. The body clock – or circadian rhythm – is the reason we want to sleep at night, but it also drives huge changes in the way our bodies work. The research, published in the Lancet, suggests the heart is stronger and better able to withstand surgery in…

Klimawandel hat schon heute drastische Folgen für Gesundheit – shz.de

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

vergrößern von dpa erstellt am 31.Okt.2017 | 00:35 Uhr Hitzewellen, Mangelernährung und Infektionen: Der globale Klimawandel hat schon heute gravierende Folgen für die Gesundheit der Weltbevölkerung. Zu diesem Ergebnis kommt eine Kommission für Gesundheit und Klimaschutz des Fachblatts «Lancet» aus Klimaforschern, Medizinern und Ökonomen. Der Klimaschutz müsse deutlich…

Heart surgery survival chances ‘better in the afternoon’ – BBC News

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Open heart surgery appears to be safer in the afternoon because of the body’s internal clock, scientists have said. The body clock – or circadian rhythm – is the reason we want to sleep at night, but it also drives huge changes in the way our bodies work. The research, published in the Lancet, suggests the heart is stronger and better able to withstand surgery in…

L’appât du gain peut aider à arrêter de fumer (étude) – Boursorama

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

Promettre de l’argent peut aider les fumeurs à abandonner la cigarette, selon une étude ( AFP/Archives / PAUL J. RICHARDS ) Promettre de l’argent à des fumeurs pour les inciter à renoncer à la cigarette est une approche prometteuse, selon une étude clinique menée aux Etats-Unis dans des milieux socio-économiques défavorisés où le tabagisme reste nettement plus élevé que dans le reste de la population. Malgré la forte baisse du…

Fusk bakom Macchiarinis artiklar om luftstrupar – Dagens Nyheter

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

– Äntligen! Vi har väntat i tre år på detta. Det känns skönt att CEPN kommit fram till det här beslutet. Nu hoppas vi bara att de vetenskapliga tidskrifterna följer CEPN:s rekommendation och drar tillbaka alla artiklar, säger Karl-Henrik Grinnemo, hjärtkirurg vid Akademiska sjukhuset i Uppsala. Han är en av de fyra visselblåsare som larmade om Macchiariniskandalen och de sex vetenskapliga artiklarna som CEPN nu har granskat. Anmälan om oredlighet…

KRÖNIKA: Äntligen skönjar vi slutet – Upsala Nya Tidning

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

Så verkar själva fuskdelen av “Macchiariniaffären” att äntligen närma sig slutet. Samtidigt kan jag inte låta bli att tänka att den hade kunnat få ett avslut för över två år sedan, om Karolinska Institutets dåvarande ledning hade valt att lyssna på sin egen utredare Bengt Gerdin i stället för att köra över honom. De slutsatser som Centrala etikprövningsnämndens expertgrupp nu drar är i allt väsentligt desamma som…

ncentivos de dinero en efectivo ayudan a dejar de fumar – El Heraldo (Colombia)

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

El legendario Alci Acosta prepara su concierto sinfónico, el próximo 24 de noviembre en el Teatro Jorge Eliécer Gaitán de Bogotá, acompañado por los 40 músicos de la Orquesta Sinfónica de Bogotá. Será un espectáculo con 15 grandes éxitos de Alci Acosta, los cuales han sido arreglados para orquesta por los maestros Alexander Paredes, Cristiam Vallejo, Angelo Dávila y  Luis Medina, de la mano del director Albeiro Quiroz. …