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Paolo Rossi Castelli30 Nov 20233 min read

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!
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Paolo Rossi Castelli23 Nov 20232 min read

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.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli16 Nov 20232 min read

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.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli09 Nov 20232 min read

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.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli02 Nov 20232 min read

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.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli26 Oct 20233 min read

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.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli19 Oct 20232 min read

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 ...
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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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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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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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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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