Osteoarthritis, cartilage transplantation works
The University of Basel has developed a technique to treat knee arthrosis: in the near future we can say goodbye to prostheses!
The power of reading aloud in the cognitive and emotional development of children
Reading aloud promotes equity and cognitive development. Among teachers, it enhances intellectual growth. Projects in Italy and around the world highlight its ...
Standing ovation for the life-extending oncology breakthrough
Standing ovation for Thomas Powles, oncologist who combined two therapies doubling the survival of patients with severe forms of the disease.
TOUCH: art at your fingertips
What role does the human touch have in digital art? A reflection on the digital world and virtual reality, which are not so far away from us after all!
A high-tech patch to detect ‘signs’ of diseases in sweat
Bioengineers have developed an advanced device with nanoparticle microelectrodes to stably measure glucose concentration.
An eye implant to treat diabetes
Swedish researchers have created a device, containing pancreas cells, to be inserted between the cornea and iris of the eye.
3D tissue to repair brain injuries
A sort of biological tissue created through a 3D printer could be able to replace damaged tissue in the laboratory.
A revolutionary technique for diagnosing cancer has been discovered
An ultraprecise test has been created by an alliance of oncology research institutes, that reveals a protein in blood tumors in diagnoses.
Gold tattoos on cells to monitor them
Researchers have successfully placed nanometer dots and wires on cells, which in the future will be able to connect to devices that can prevent and treat ...
The new words of Health
Words play a key role in shaping our world. And they’re vital for our health too. That’s why the WHO has compiled a proper glossary of health terms.
A "ChatGPT" to read the inside of the eye
Created an artificial intelligence system capable of diagnosing numerous diseases (hypertension, Parkinson's, and others) by examining the retina.
Brain activity, even during cardiac arrest
Patients who remained in cardiac arrest for as long as an hour showed signs of brain activity as doctors attempted to resuscitate them.
panGenerator – The Wall of Sound
"The Wall of Sound" by PanGenerator transforms human voices into interactive art: music, through geometric microphones that reflect our chaotic world.
“Inverse” vaccine against autoimmune diseases
A particular type of vaccine prompts immune system cells-which mistakenly attack healthy tissues-to forget such reactivity.
Embryos from Stem Cells, to study the health of the foetus
Researchers have developed a human embryo using only stem cells, this offers new insights into the early stages of embryonic development.
Xenotransplantation: first a heart and now a kidney
Experiment on a clinically dead man. Implanted the kidney of a genetically modified pig. Rejection did not occur in the first 32 days.
Deep brain stimulation for stroke rehabilitation
Experimentation on 12 patients with a hemiparesis. Thin electrodes inserted into the cerebellum improved the effects of rehabilitation.
Motherhood. Relieving postpartum depression with song
Pregnancy is one of the highest periods in a woman's life, however, it is sometimes exhausting, and becomes the cause of postpartum depression.