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Artificial human skin is being developed in Cagliari
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A new type of artificial skin with the sensitivity of a real limb: it has been tested by a team of researchers led by Piero Cosseddu from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (DIEE)...
Publication date 06/20/2018
Source UNICA
Myocardial infarction: women under 60 at double risk
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Women under the age of 60 with myocardial infarction are twice as likely to die than men due to biological factors; this results from a study conducted at the University of Bologna in collaboration with...
Publication date 06/19/2018
Source UNIBO
Huntington’s Days
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With a debate of high scientific profile held at the University of Cagliari, the IV edition of Huntington’s Days dedicated to gene silencing came to an end. The debate featured life senator Elena...
Publication date 06/18/2018
Source UNICA
New prostate tumour marker recently discovered
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The researchers of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia have recently discovered that patients with prostate cancer have significantly greater concentrations of free circulating DNA in their seminal...
Publication date 06/18/2018
Source UNIMORE
Is there a relationship between poverty and thyroid disorders?
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A study entitled “Povertà, carenza di iodio e malattie della tiroide” associates social distress with the lack of prevention of thyroid disorders. The study was carried out by Banco...
Publication date 06/12/2018
Source Banco Farmaceutico Fondazione Onlus
CANCER project: an innovative view in the treatment of tumours
Project
Improving the treatment of tumours by immunotherapy is one of the objectives of the European project CANCER - Immunotherapy Approaches To Improving Cancer Outcome and Quality of Life (QOL), recently funded...
Publication date 06/07/2018
Source Università degli Studi di Camerino
Lower blood sugar levels with olive oil
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Extra-Virgin Olive Oil contains a component that could reduce post-prandial blood sugar levels. This results from a study conducted by a research team of the Sapienza University led by Francesco Violi...
Publication date 05/31/2018
Source Sapienza Università di Roma
New laboratory for Fondazione Donazione Organi Trapianti
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The creation of a ‘transplant laboratory’ and a series of related fundraising actions involving citizens, companies, institutions, associations and foundations are part of the new project planned...
Publication date 05/25/2018
Source UNITO
Alcohol consumption drops among adolescents
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Adolescent alcohol use is decreasing in Europe and North America and this seems to be related to public expenditures on family benefits. It was revealed by a study carried out by University of Padua and...
Publication date 05/25/2018
Source UNIPD
ESA, project to fight degenerative diseases now underway
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To investigate the effects of altered gravity on biological processes, as it happens to astronauts who remain in space for a long time, to contrast the increase in free radicals responsible for cell aging...
Publication date 05/24/2018
Source UNIPI
Stroke: telerehabilitation is being tested in Sardinia
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Innovative and technological solutions that support stroke patients during rehabilitation are being tested by University of Cagliari and University of Sassari with the aim of developing a rehabilitation...
Publication date 05/21/2018
Source UNICA
UNIFI residents win SIMCUP Italia 2018
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Laura Giordano, Rita Audisio, Monica Nesa and Federico Meo, residents at the University of Florence (Specialization School in Emergency Medicine, directed by Riccardo Pini) won SIMCUP 2018, the national...
Publication date 05/21/2018
Source UNIFI
Health, new studies on acute renal damage
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Kidney regeneration capability is limited and stem cell therapy is important. This was shown in a study carried out by Paola Romagnani and her team including researchers from the University of Florence...
Publication date 05/16/2018
Source UNIFI
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