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Catterina Seia17 Oct 20237 min read

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.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli13 Oct 20233 min read

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.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli05 Oct 20233 min read

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.
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Giacinto Di Pietrantonio04 Oct 20235 min read

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.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli28 Sep 20232 min read

“Inverse” vaccine against autoimmune diseases

A particular type of vaccine prompts immune system cells-which mistakenly attack healthy tissues-to forget such reactivity.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli22 Sep 20232 min read

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.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli14 Sep 20233 min read

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.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli07 Sep 20232 min read

Deep brain stimulation for stroke rehabilitation

Experimentation on 12 patients with a hemiparesis. Thin electrodes inserted into the cerebellum improved the effects of rehabilitation.
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Catterina Seia29 Aug 20237 min read

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.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli24 Aug 20232 min read

Urinary tract infections: new discoveries from ETH Zurich

Phages are viruses that can target bacteria and can be used to identify an infection and effectively fight it.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli10 Aug 20233 min read

Diagnosing cancer with a state-of-the-art liquid biopsy

Vietnamese researchers have found a more reliable way to "read" DNA fragments released from cancer cells into the bloodstream.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli03 Aug 20233 min read

A test to detect Alzheimer's 20 years ahead of time

A 25-year study opens up new perspectives for Alzheimer's disease: 32 proteins found in the blood that seem to be able to predict its onset.
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Catterina Seia31 Jul 20237 min read

When migration leaves wounds in the psyche

Supporting mental health due to trauma of forced migrants through art and music: a bridge to inclusion and healing.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli27 Jul 20232 min read

New biological patch helps heart after a heart attack

Marianna Cosentino, winner of the IBSA Foundation Fellowship 2021, has developed a heart patch that can repair heart attack damage.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli20 Jul 20233 min read

Premature infants: the artificial placenta offers new horizons

Spanish researchers have developed a prototype artificial placenta that looks particularly advanced and could help premature babies.
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Giacinto Di Pietrantonio19 Jul 20234 min read

Digital Icons: contemporary reflections

Which comes first: technology or thought? A reflection on the link between technics and thought, the planet to the rise of the digital world.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli13 Jul 20233 min read

Here is why the first xenotransplant did not work

Il fallimento di quello che invece era stato definito una svolta: il trapianto su un essere umano di un cuore di maiale geneticamente modificato.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli06 Jul 20232 min read

Organ preservation: a new achievement

Vitrification, a technique for freezing organs for up to 100 days, has been developed.
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