Up until now there has been no drug capable of halting the progress of Parkinson's disease. However, given that the motor manifestations of the disease are due to the depletion of dopamine in the nigrostriatial pathway, the fundamental treatment entails administering substances or taking actions that increase this concentration.
Everything you need to know about how medication or psychophysical conditions can affect you as a driver or pedestrian, as well as information on how to prevent accidents in the home or during your leisure time.
Anxiety is a normal, useful and common reaction when we are faced with compromising situations, and not just on a mental level, as it increases our state of alertness and activates our defense mechanisms.
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines hearing impairment (HI) as hearing loss over a threshold of 25dB; this definition includes hypoacusis, deafness and occupational deafness.
Conjunctivitis is the term used to describe the swelling (inflammation) of the conjunctiva, the thin, transparent membrane that lines the inside of the eyelids and the white part of the eye (known as the sclerotic). This condition is often referred to as “pink eye”.
Drugs, recreation and driving is a potentially lethal combination. Around 23% of drivers under the age of 30 who die in road accidents have taken drugs.
Epilepsy, according to the Spanish Epilepsy Federation (FEDE) is a chronic illness affecting the central nervous system and manifests itself as unexpected and spontaneous seizures triggered by an electrical imbalance or neuronal overstimulation in part of the brain.
Today, traffic accidents related to the use of prescription drugs are one of the main public health problems in developed countries.
Summer is approaching and an increasing number of people are engaging in sporting activities, but it is during these months that the number of sports-related injuries also increases; some of the most common of these are pulled muscles and sprains.
On the 20th of July 2015, an article was published in the Valencian Newspaper, Del Levante, about jellyfish venom suspended in the waters, which caused at least ten people to seek medical help at the lifeguard station on the Saler beach. The presence of jellyfish on Spanish beaches is quite common during the summer.
The patient arrived with multiple insect bites, highly pruritic after 12 days of very slow remission.