They detect hepatitis C in IMSS by screening

The Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) in Nayarit reports that the agency currently has a state-of-the-art program called “Hepatitis C Early Detection Screening” that is in line with the institutional strategy for micro-elimination of HCV. Dr. Samira Castillo Aguilar, Head of Institutional Planning and … Read more

Roberto Furca: “Thank God I’m alive”

Former Education Minister Roberto Furca yesterday detailed the events affecting his health. In his account, Furca, accompanied by his family and key medical team, presents multiple images of the grossest and most subtle episodes in the health process he had to go through, events that … Read more

There are 5 types of hepatitis, find out what they are

Dr. Brenda Ramírez Vega, assistant coordinator of public health, commented that this commemoration is an opportunity to redouble efforts to fight the disease. He commented that five hepatitis viruses have been identified and classified with the letters A, B, C, D and E. They both … Read more

US approves first oral drug for postpartum depression

Valencia (EP). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved “Zurzuvae” (zuranolone), the first oral medication for the treatment of postpartum depression in adults. The FDA detailed in a statement that the recommended daily dose of “Zurzuvae” is 50 mg once daily for 14 … Read more

IMSS Oaxaca raises awareness about all types of hepatitis

IMSS Oaxaca’s UMF No. 1 has a rapid test for detecting hepatitis C. The Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) in Oaxaca, through its Unit of Family Medicine (UMF), raises awareness of the damage and impact that different types of hepatitis can cause if left … Read more

Vaccine with the widest coverage in the world

The way to protect yourself from harmful diseases before you come into contact with them is through vaccination. How do they work? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), vaccines activate the body’s natural defenses, allowing the body to learn to fight off specific infections, … Read more