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Health: gene responsible for neural aging identified
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Over 250 genes are involved in brain aging related to due to increasing age. Among them, the Dbx2 gene seems to be responsible for early aging of neural stem cells. This is the result of a study carried...
Publication date 04/18/2018
Source Sapienza Università di Roma
The war against Alzheimer’s is fought at INRIM
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Within the European-funded NeuroMET project, INRIM is contributing to the development of the Digital Polimerase Chain Reaction – dPCR, a sophisticated analysis technique that will enable the detection...
Publication date 04/17/2018
Source INRIM
Good memory depends on the speed of brain waves
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Our ability to store information for everyday use depends on the speed of theta brain waves, according to a study published by PLOS Biology and carried out by an international research team led by Vincenzo...
Publication date 04/06/2018
Source UNIBO
Diagnostic tests, hi-tech tattoos available soon
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An Italian team of researchers has developed a new technology for monitoring patients or athletes over long periods of time: a series of electrodes that can be tattooed on the skin and obtained using an...
Publication date 03/28/2018
Source IIT
Personality? The pupil can reveal it
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By measuring the diameter of the pupil it would be possible to discover the traits of our personality. This is the hypothesis suggested by David Burr, Department of Neuroscience, Psychology, Drug Research...
Publication date 03/26/2018
Source UNIFI
A new tomato to alleviate stomachache
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A new line of tomatoes, called 'bronze', which contains a unique combination of polyphenols that improves the symptoms of inflammatory bowel diseases.  This result was obtained by ISPA-CNR in a study...
Publication date 03/22/2018
Source CNR
Also the Mediterranean diet lowers cardiovascular risk
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The Mediterranean diet and the vegetarian diet, integrated by eggs and dairy products, both reduce the cardiovascular risk: these are the conclusions of a study carried out by the University of Florence...
Publication date 03/21/2018
Source UNIFI
UNICAM researchers study how to reduce cocaine use
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The activation of MOP and NOP opioid receptors seems to help reduce cocaine craving and use. This is what emerges from the studies of Dr Nazzareno Cannella and Prof. Roberto Ciccocioppo, researchers at...
Publication date 03/13/2018
Source UNICAM
Papillomavirus: incidence of neck cancer increased
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A study that analysed the epidemiological trends of cancers related to papillomavirus - HPV in Italy proved that oral HPV infection is often responsible for neck cancer. The study, published in Plos One...
Publication date 03/09/2018
Source UNIPD
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