Viking Therapeutics emerges as competitor

Cr | Istock | Getty Images Biotech company Viking Therapeutics has emerged as a strong potential entrant — or takeover target — in the budding weight loss drug market.  Viking is just one of several companies racing to join the growing space. Some analysts say the market could be worth $100 billion by the end of the decade. Viking aims […]

Obesity, here are the diseases it can trigger

Obesity has been defined by experts as “an epidemic” because it affects us 1 billion people in the world and, according to a new study in the Lancet, worldwide among adults it has more than doubled since 1990, and has quadrupled among children and adolescents (from 5 to 19 years): in 2022 43% of adults were overweight. But how does […]

Federica Brignone ‘tips’ Alberto Tomba, also wins in Kvitfjell

Federica Brignone won the second super-G of the women’s World Cup in Kvitfjell, a race characterized by frequent and long interruptions due to a fog bank on the Olympiabakken slope. For the Italian it is the fourth victory of the season and the 25th in her career, thus surpassing not only the injured Sofia Goggia but also the legendary Italian […]

Goodbye to the actor Luis Molteni, the Italian Danny DeVito

Farewell to the eclectic actor Luis Molteni, stage name of Gianluigi Molteni, nicknamed the “Italian Danny DeVito” for his resemblance to the American actor, who died on 28 February in Rome at the age of 73. On social media, among the many messages of condolence, there is also one from Nuovo Imaie (Mutual institute for the protection of interpreting and […]

Major League Pickleball and PPA Tour complete merger

Lacy Schneemann of the Florida Smash returns a shot during a group play Major League Pickleball match against BLQK at Pickle & Chill in Columbus, Ohio, on Oct. 15, 2022. Emilee Chinn | Getty Images Major League Pickleball and the Professional Pickleball Association have completed their long-awaited merger agreement and infused new capital into the sport, the leagues announced Thursday. […]

Lymphedema, what to know to reduce the risk

Next March 6 will be World Lymphedema Day, a condition that can occur following the removal of lymph nodes, which happens in many cases of breast cancer surgery. To put it simply, it is the accumulation of lymphatic fluid that causes the operated arm to swell. Is it possible to prevent it? And how to treat it once it has […]