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A new device for cell culture
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Researchers have recently implemented a new device that re-creates, in the lab, oxygen, glucose and PH in vivo conditions, by mimicking the situation in which the physiology and pathology of cells, tissues...
Publication date 12/28/2018
Source UNIBO
Radiomics will help in the treatment of lung cancer
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The study on radiomics in the treatment of lung cancer, carried out by the Radiotherapy Unit and the Computer Systems & Bioinformatics Laboratory of Campus Biomedico University of Rome, was awarded...
Publication date 12/27/2018
Source UCBM
Hernia repair, an innovative technique in Pisa
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Azienda ospedaliera universitaria pisana will be the first hospital in Italy to experiment with the innovative Desarda method for inguinal hernia repair, developed by Indian surgeon Mohan P. Desarda.
Publication date 12/27/2018
Source UNIPI
Amyloidosis, BiovelocITA invests in Amypopharma
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BiovelocITA, the first Italian accelerator dedicated to biotech companies, is investing 680,000 euro in Amypopharma, a spin-off from University of Milano-Bicocca, which develops innovative therapies...
Publication date 12/21/2018
Source Milano Bicocca
When hemp is legal and brings health benefits
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Extensive research carried out by a spinoff from Sant’Anna Scool in Pisa will lead to the development of a range of products based on legal hemp, which can contribute to human well-being.
Publication date 12/21/2018
Source Scuola Sant'Anna
Medicine: launch of Simulabo, an innovative training tool
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The improvement of the training and updating of medical students and professionals is the objective of “Simulabo”, the innovative educational tool for the simulation of diagnostic and therapeutic...
Publication date 12/18/2018
Source Scuola Sant'Anna
Study uncovered the role of histamine during fasting
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Histamine plays a fundamental role in the interaction between liver and intestine during fasting: this is the result of a study conducted by researchers at the Department of Health Sciences and the Department...
Publication date 12/17/2018
Source UNIFI
Do our blood vessels age as fast as we do?
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Do our blood vessels age faster or slower than we do? This was the focus of a study that, thanks to a non-invasive method, evaluated the health of the peripheral vasculature by applying an algorithm to...
Publication date 12/14/2018
Source UNIFI
Influenza virus identified through advanced technologies
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In some cases it is difficult to detect an influenza virus. The Virology Unit of the University-Hospital of Parma has developed a method that uses advanced technologies to identify an influenza A virus...
Publication date 12/13/2018
Source UNIPR
Breast cancer: relapses reduced by a half with low-dose tamoxifen
Success story
Even at low dose (5 mg/day), tamoxifen can reducethe risk of developing relapses and new tumours in women who received a diagnosis of intraepithelial breast cancer by a half. This was shown in an Italian...
Publication date 12/11/2018
Source AIRC
Willow and common reed to remove micropollutants
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Willow and common reed can contribute to remove organic pollutants and pharmaceutical compounds at the plants for wastewater treatment, a global issue that draws attention and worries due to the negative...
Publication date 12/10/2018
Source Scuola Sant'Anna
New therapeutic target against SMA identified
Success story
The inhibition of the JNK protein can slow down the progression of Spinal Muscular Athrophy or SMA, the serious neurodegenerative disorder that is the most common genetic cause of death that occurs in...
Publication date 12/07/2018
Source Università Statale di Milano
A study on iron metabolism
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Researchers have recently discovered a new mechanism of iron metabolism that will lead to an improvement in some pathological conditions which are associated with an erroneously regulation of the hormone...
Publication date 12/07/2018
Source Università Vita San Raffaele
The MIT Innovators award to Francesco Gatto
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Young Italian innovators are doing well: Francesco Gatto, 30, from Vicenza, is considered one of the best European young innovators and has won the MIT Innovators Under 35 Europe 2018 awarded by the Mit...
Publication date 12/04/2018
Source UNIPD
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