As coronavirus swept around the globe and country after country introduced measures to protect the population. The political and medical communities attempted to gain a better understanding of the virus itself and how to deal with it. Meanwhile, the research community mobilised not only to... Read more
Asthma is the most common long-term respiratory condition affecting over 30 million people in Europe. Asthma together with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are major drivers to hospitalisation. Only in the United Kingdom both conditions are the biggest burden during the winter term with the... Read more
Women who are diagnosed with breast cancer are referred to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Treatment (NACT) before surgery when treatment guidelines indicate that. Achieving complete response in this treatment is associated with improved overall survival compared with those experiencing a partial or no response at all.
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Chronic kidney disease is a type of kidney disease that implies a gradual loss of kidney function over a period of months to years and can cause renal failure, morbidity, and death. It affects from 3% to 17% of the population across the European Union,... Read more
The presence of one or more additional diseases co-occurring with a primary condition (known as 'comorbidity') is important in some of the most prevalent chronic diseases. In the case of heart failure, a sudden reduction in renal function, even when recovering, implies a worse prognosis... Read more
Sebastian is a radiologist at the Medical University of Vienna. He makes reports of patients’ medical images that help clinicians identify findings and make diagnostic decisions. Every day he is responsible for reviewing more than 45,000 images and interpreting the information they contain. This task... Read more