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Paolo Rossi Castelli10 May 20243 min read

Parkinson's Disease: Early diagnosis using an eye exam

Researchers at the University of the Basque Country have noticed a correlation between Parkinson's and retinal thinning.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli24 Apr 20242 min read

Preventative diabetes damages with hi-tech sock

Researchers at National University Hospital have devised a sock that has a sensor that can assess foot damage from diabetes in advance.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli11 Apr 20243 min read

A sticking plaster to restore the power of speech to those who have lost their voice

The University of California have developed a sticking plaster that is capable of transforming the signals generated by the vocal cords into words.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli28 Mar 20242 min read

‘Organoids’ for monitoring fetal health

A University College London study shows how fetal cells in amniotic fluid can be captured to study neonatal pathologies
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Paolo Rossi Castelli14 Mar 20242 min read

New prospects for diabetes prevention: the benefits of red light

According to a study by City University of London, red light can reduce glucose spikes and blood glucose levels helping to prevent and treat diabetes.
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Editorial IBSA01 Mar 20247 min read

Healthy ageing and Well-Being: a priority

The concepts of healthy aging have become increasingly relevant in debates about the health and well-being of older people. But what is meant by them?
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Paolo Rossi Castelli29 Feb 20244 min read

Can we delay menopause, or eliminate it altogether?

An innovative technique that could delay or even eliminate the menopause has been developed by the Yale School of Medicine.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli15 Feb 20243 min read

A new discovery to cure deafness in children

An innovative gene therapy is being tested to treat childhood deafness and help children with hearing problems.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli01 Feb 20242 min read

Hypnosis to fight chronic pain: new research from America

Psychiatrists Stanford University have trialled a new technique that makes it possible to boost hypnotisability.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli18 Jan 20243 min read

Big weight-loss news from America: the mechanical ‘pill’ that reduces the feeling of hunger

MIT Boston has developed a mechanical pill that can help people reduce their appetite and lose weight by vibrating.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli04 Jan 20244 min read

A new biopsy for the diagnosis of cancer caused by human papilloma virus (HPV)

New diagnostic technique for cancers caused by the HPV papilloma virus allows the risk of relapse to be measured more accurately.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli21 Dec 20232 min read

Stop gastroenteritis with camel and llama nano-antibodies

Camel nano-antibodies protect against gastroenteritis. They are ten times smaller than normal antibodies
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Paolo Rossi Castelli14 Dec 20232 min read

Tiny biological robots help the healing processes

Appropriately treated tracheal cells become ‘biological robots’ that are capable of reaching areas of the body in need of repair.
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Paolo Rossi Castelli07 Dec 20232 min read

A novel ‘artificial’ saliva to ward off dry mouth

The ‘saliva’ has been created in the laboratory by the University of Leeds in the UK. Made up of two layers of gel has a longer-lasting effect.
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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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