Annual Oncology Symposium

Mayor Ducci and Quanta director of image diagnostics, John Vitola

 Mayor Luciano Ducci presided at the opening of Onco Curitiba 2012,  the annual oncology symposium on Friday, April 20. This year the symposium is addressing issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal and lung cancers. “This is an event of great importance because it brings to light the latest findings and state-of-the-art More...

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On March 4, 2012
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Surprise: Stem Cells in your Teeth!

  By Marc Breyer Perhaps you have never heard of this, but stem cells can be found in your teeth. I never knew this either until I began translating Dr. Moira Pedroso Leão’s abstracts of two articles she wrote More...

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On April 1, 2011
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Curitiba’s Association for Children with Heart Disease

“From now on, our work will be able to extend our reach and build our own headquarters, ready to accommodate distressed families who come to us, more fully than we have in the past.”  This is the view of Maureen More...

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On January 1, 2011
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Law Warns Against Self-Medication

As of December 8, 2010, law 13.574, written by Councilman Tito Zeglin (PDT), which calls for the display of signs in the city’s pharmacies informing consumers of the risks of self-medication, is in force. More...

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On December 1, 2010
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Fast-Food Must be Delivered in Sealed Containers

As of November 22, a new Municipal Law is in place that makes the use of inviolable seals on the containers of fast food for delivery to customers’ homes obligatory. The measure is aimed at avoiding possible More...

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On December 1, 2010
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Nuclear Medicine Center Opens in Curitiba

Nuclear medicine is a medical speciality that uses safe, painless techniques to form images of the organs of the body and treat certain types of diseases.  Patients receive an oral, intravenous or inhaled administration More...

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On November 1, 2010
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Infantile Urinary Incontinence

Urinary loss is the third most frightening event for a child, coming in close behind fear of their parents’ death and the fear of going blind. Thus there is a strong reason for doctors to pay special attention More...

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On October 1, 2010
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Early Detection of Breast Cancer

Despite the attention from scientific bodies that guide the screening programmes for early detection of breast cancer and the technological development of recent years, breast cancer continues to increase, with More...

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On September 1, 2010
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New Coronary Diagnostic Imaging Methods at CETAC

With the advance of diagnostic and therapeutic medicine, heart diseases have been receiving more and more attention from those cardiologists who, in partnership with public institutions’ prophylactic and socio-educational More...

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On September 1, 2010
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How To Be Healthy in Dry Weather

The Curitiba Department of Health urges the population to be careful in very dry weather. They recommend primarily to drink plenty of fluids. Children and the elderly are of greatest concern, as they tend to become More...