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!
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.
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 ...
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.