Points of view

Elizabeth Blackburn (Australia), 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine for the discovery of telomeres, asked him about the relationship between these chromosome fragments and the Covid-19, and said there are some studies. When these are measured in leukocytes you have a window into the individual’s immune system. The shorter the telomere, the more severe the infection.

Blackburn with a group of scientists sent a letter to the President of the United States to lift the patents on vaccines.

Quo Vadis Internal Medicine?

Prof. Dr. Roberto M. Cataldi Amatriain*

With the 21st century there appeared in the Internal Medicine clinical and epidemiological unpublished situations, simultaneously scientific and technological advances that are transcendent and that are due proven and legitimized. Of there that is important not alone the record of this progress that happens permanently, but to perceive how to incorporate it into the practice of the speciality by means of the Medical Continued Education, being a serious and responsible task, and that it must fall sick with humanitarian sense.

Bulletins and points of view