Healthcare cuts strongly linked to the resurgence of measles

Recent trends show that primary reason for the measles outbreak affecting several European countries is the decline in vaccination coverage. The spread of anti-scientific theories has been blamed, but it’s not the only reason. A new study conducted by Bocconi scholars Veronica Toffolutti, Alessia Melegaro and David Stuckler, with Martin McKee (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) and Walter […]

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Davines Unveils New Plant

PARMA, Italy — It takes a village to develop a business. Davines Group’s president Davide Bollati is well aware of this and decided to celebrate his family-owned beauty company and all the people working for it with a new architectural project. Named Davines Village, the firm’s new plant unveiled on Wednesday in Parma — in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna — […]

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Genetic testing helps predict disease recurrence in myelodysplastic syndrome

A DNA-based analysis of blood cells soon after a stem cell transplant can predict likelihood of disease recurrence in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a group of cancerous disorders characterized by dysfunctional blood cells, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Such a practice could help doctors identify patients at high risk of disease […]

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